Mr Sanjoy Basu

General Surgery

Treatments available at KIMS Hospital

NHS Practices

East Kent University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Professional Profile

Mr Basu graduated from the University of Calcutta, India 1990. Following his basic surgical training, he obtained his Masters in General Surgery from the Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, University of Calcutta, India in 1994 and received the ‘Gold Medal’ from the institute for his work.

He came to the UK in 1996, to obtain further experience in general surgery and specialise in upper gastrointestinal, laparoscopic and bariatric surgery. He obtained his fellowship in surgery from both Edinburgh and Glasgow in 1997 and completed the six-year higher surgical training programme from the Wessex Deanery (2000-2006) and worked with accomplished upper gastrointestinal, liver and bariatric surgeons such as M Rees, T John, N Davies, SKC Toh and SS Sommers. He finally obtained his fellowship in general surgery in 2005. He has made several presentations in national and international meetings and has several publications in peer reviewed journals across the world.

He attained the post of Consultant Upper GI and General Surgeon at the East Kent University Hospitals Foundation Trust from April 2007. He is the Senior Lead for the trust for the Surgical Division and works as a faculty for both basic and advanced laparoscopic surgery courses. He is the preceptor for laparoscopic repair of abdominal herniae for Ethicon-Endosurgery, U.K.


Special Interests

  • Upper GI surgery
  • Bariatric surgery
  • Anti-reflux surgery
  • Disorders of the Oesophagus
  • Common bile duct surgery 
  • Splenectomy
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