Mr Pradeep Singh Basnyat

Personal profile

Mr Basnyat originates from Kathmandu, Nepal. He studied for his medical degree at the Calcutta Medical College, University of Calcutta, India, qualifying in 1989. He became a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 1995. He completed his Higher Surgical Training at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff in 2001.  As a Travelling Fellow, Mr Basnyat attended Cleveland Clinic Florida and University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA in the year 2000. The Welsh Surgical Society and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow awarded the fellowship.  

Mr Basnyat has undertaken audit and research throughout his career in various surgical specialties. The work has been presented in National and International Meetings and also published in Peer Review Journals. 

He completed the Intercollegiate FRCS General Surgical Examination in 2001 and was appointed to the Consultant Surgeon post with interest in Colorectal Surgery in September 2001. Over the last 15 years he has developed and established Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery, Laparoscopic Incisional and Inguinal Hernias, Surgery for Complex Grade III & IV Incisional Hernias with Component Separation, Day Case Laparoscopic Cholecystectomies, Stapled Haemorrhoidopexy for Prolapsing Haemorroids, Trans Anal Minimum Invasive Surgery (TAMIS) for Rectal Polyps and early Rectal Cancers.  

Mr Basnyat also has interest in the diagnostic pathway for colorectal symptoms (rectal bleeding, altered bowel habits, abdominal pain, Iron deficiency anemia). As a consultant surgeon, he has maintained a very high standards set by the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) and Joint Advisory Group on GI Endoscopy (JAG), he has extensively performed both diagnostic and therapeutic, Sigmoidoscopies  and Colonoscopies, since 2002. 

Clinical Interests

  • Colonoscopy – both diagnostic and therapeutic 
  • Colorectal Surgery including Pelvic Floor, Rectal Prolapse, Perianal Disease (fistula, fissure, piles) and Stapled Haemorrhoidopexy
  • Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery for both Colorectal Cancers and Benign Colorectal Diseases including Diverticulitis and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease)
  • Transanal Minimum Invasive Surgery for Rectal Lesions (TAMIS)
  • Surgical Treatment for Pilonidal Sinus
  • Laparoscopic General Surgery including Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repairs (TEP/TAPP) and Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (Gall Stone Diseases)
  • Incisional Hernia Surgery including Complex Incisional Hernia Repair

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • Association of Surgeons of GB and Ireland (ASGBI) 
  • Association of Coloproctology of GB and Ireland (ACPGBI)
  • Medical Defence Union (MDU)
  • General Medical Council (GMC)
  • British Medical Association (BMA)

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