Sanj Bassi has been a Consultant Adult and Paediatric Neurosurgeon at King’s College Hospital since 2003. He offers private care for brain and spine problems for all age groups across London and the south of England.
He is an integral part of London Neurosurgery Partnership which is a group of 11 spinal and cranial neurosurgeons working together to deliver an unparalleled level of spine and neurosurgical care. With the consultant group working in close partnership, patients can count on London Neurosurgery Partnership to provide top quality care at all times by a consultant familiar with their treatment plan.
Each consultant is globally recognised as a superspecialist in their given area of expertise. London Neurosurgery Partnership ensure patients are matched to the consultant best placed to deliver state of the art care. London Neurosurgery Partnership works closely with top neurologists, physiotherapists, pain specialists, neurophysiologists and oncologists meaning that patients will be offered a holistic approach to their treatment with the pathway that is right for them.
The team of 11 spinal and neurosurgeons split their time between the internationally renowned NHS King’s College Hospital and providing world class spinal and neurosurgical care in the private sector through London Neurosurgery Partnership.
The group lead multidisciplinary team meetings bringing together specialists from a variety of disciplines to ensure patients are offered treatment of the highest standard, delivered in the best way for the patient.
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, cerebral palsy and Chiari malformations. Mr Bassi teaches and lectures internationally on third ventriculostomy, endoscopic treatment of craniopharingiomas and endoscopic applications in pineal tumours.
Mr Bassi has published extensively and presented at national and international level on numerous topics including hydrocephalus, cerebral abscess, consent, trigeminal neuralgia, acoustic neuromas, sub-arachnoid haemorrhage, spinal disease, cerebral palsy and intra-thecal baclofen, antenatal counselling in neurosurgery and brain tumours.
In addition Mr Bassi has also been involved with the BBC City Hospital programme, with seven episodes filmed involving his patients and surgery. He has also featured in numerous articles in the local and national press (South London Press, Daily Mirror and Daily Mail).
Mr Bassi is involved with various patient support organisations including the Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus (ASBAH). He has written the foreword to their “Benny the Bear” book for children with hydrocephalus. He teaches extensively and is a guest lecturer at International Neurosurgical Conferences.
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.
Mr Bassi works as part of London Neurosurgery Partnership - a group of 11 spinal and cranial neurosurgeons. Should you wish to see Mr Bassi specifically he practices at:
However, if these locations and times aren’t convenient, London Neurosurgery Partnership practice at several locations across London and the South East throughout the week so please contact the practice on 02070348709 to book at one of these locations: