Graduated in India 1990 where initial surgical training was undertaken. In 1996 Mr Basu came to the United Kingdom and joined the North East Thames Hospital Group.
His higher surgical training was undertaken at Wessex Deanery where he worked with accomplished upper gastrointestinal, liver and bariatric surgeons such as M Rees, T John, N Davies, D Bennett, SKC Toh and S S Somers.
He undertook training in complex upper gi laproscopic surgical procedures at various hospitals including Royal Hampshire, Royal Bournemouth, North Hampshire and Queen Alexandra Hospital.
He attained the post of Consultant Upper GI surgeon at William Harvey Hospital in April 2007. He still continues to work along side Mr SS Somers, Mr SKC Toh and Mr G Slatter at St Richards Hospital, Chichester, which is one of the major bariatric centres of the south of England.