Mr Sanj Bassi
Consultant Adult & Paediatric Neurosurgeon
Mr Sanj Bassi has been a Consultant Adult and Paediatric Neurosurgeon at King’s College Hospital since 2003. After gaining the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons England, he trained in neurosurgery in Nottingham. This was followed by a fellowship at the Necker Hospital in Paris and then at the Montefiore Hospital in New York.
On returning from New York, he worked as a Paediatric Neurosurgical Fellow at the Radcliffe Infirmary in Oxford before taking up a position as a Consultant in Adult and Paediatric Neurosurgery at King’s College Hospital. In addition to his expertise in degenerative spine disease, which includes the management of back and neck pain, arm pain and sciatica together with peripheral nerve disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome, his main interests are in all aspects of paediatric neurosurgery. This includes the management of brain and spinal cord tumours in all age groups, metastatic brain tumours, hydrocephalus, spasticity, Spina Bifida, Chiari malformations and syringomyelia.
Mr Bassi has published extensively on adult and paediatric neurosurgery and lectures both nationally and internationally.
He is an Examiner for the Intercollegiate Examination in Neurosurgery for the Royal College of Surgeons, Lead for clinical audit at King’s College Hospital and an examiner for King’s College Hospital medical school. He is the Medical Director of London Neurosurgery Partnership and London Neuroscience Academy.
Outside work Mr Bassi is a budding saxophonist and when not practicing for his grade exams he can be found opening the batting on the cricket pitch!