Meet The Team

Dr Paul Baskerville

General & Vascular Surgeon

Dr Paul Baskerville trained at Oxford, St. Thomas’s and St. Bartholomew’s Hospitals. He was appointed Consultant Surgeon at King’s College Hospital in 1988, and set up the Carotid Surgery Service for Stroke in 1991. He also helped develop the now world famous Diabetic Foot Surgical Service. Whilst at King’s, he has also held a variety of Clinical Directorships, including the leadership of Day Surgery, Surgery and Critical Care; in 2005 he was appointed Director of Surgical Practice, a post he held until 2014. His venous interests grew after working as a trainee with Mr Frank Cockett and Professor Sir Norman Browse. As a Consultant he worked in partnership with the late Stanley Rivlin, doyen of varicose vein surgery. He is an ex-council member of the Venous Forum of the Royal Society of Medicine and is a member of the British Association of Sclerotherapists.

He has written and lectured widely on vascular and venous disease, and is a member of the European Society of Vascular Surgery. He has also won the BJS Prize at the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland of which he is also a member.

His hernia interests coincided with developing one of the earliest Day Surgery Centres in the United Kingdom in Kingston Surrey, after which he worked with Mr Jerry Gilmore, Hernia Expert and exponent of the surgery of Gilmore’s Groin. He has run a hernia clinic at King’s College Hospital for many years, and is currently developing new techniques for improving groin hernia surgery.

Mr Baskerville has lectured widely in the U.K. and abroad on the Care of the Surgical Patient. He is past President of the British Association of Day Surgery and an ex-council member of the International Association of Ambulatory Surgery. He was lately Senior Examiner in Surgery at the University of London and Examiner for Higher Medical Degrees at the same University.

He currently works primarily in private practice, and operates at the Princess Grace Hospital.