Meet the team

Dr Paul BaskervilleMA DM BM BCh(Oxon), FRCS

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Mr Paul Baskerville qualified from Oxford University, and trained at St.Thomas' and St. Bartholomews’ 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 held a variety of Clinical Directorships, including the leadership of Day Surgery, Surgery and Critical Care; from 2005—2014 he was Director of Surgical Practice. He ran a hernia clinic at King’s College Hospital for many years, and is currently Chairman of the Hernia Outcome Collaboration, which seeks to improve outcomes for hernia patients nationwide. Mr Baskerville has lectured and published extensively in the U.K. and internationally on the Care of the Surgical Patient and on vascular and venous disease. As a Council member and then President of the British Association of Day Surgery, he has also lectured widely on Day Surgery, including to a Select Committee of the French Assemblée Nationale. He is a fluent French speaker.

Mr Baskerville has a long-standing interest in medical education and has worked as Senior Examiner in Surgery at the University of London and for Higher Medical Degrees. He lectures regularly at Keele University to new and aspiring consultants on the role and responsibilities of the hospital consultant. He also acts as an Expert Witness in cases of alleged medical negligence. Since 2014 Mr Baskerville has worked solely in private practice at his clinic in Wimpole Street.

Professional memberships and affiliations:

  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • British Medical Association
  • Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland
  • European Vascular Surgical Society
  • Venous Forum of the Royal Society of Medicine (Council Member 1992-6)
  • British Association of Day Surgery (Council Member 1992-2012, President 2000-2002)
  • International Association of Ambulatory Surgery (Executive Council Member 2000-2009)
  • British Association of Sclerotherapists
  • British Hernia Society
  • Forensic Medicine Section of the Royal Society of Medicine
  • Association Française de Chirugie Ambulatoire

  • Geraldine Chope has worked with Mr Baskerville since 2008, and manages the Baskerville Clinic. She is the voice you will hear...
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  • Dr Gudrun Kunst

    Prof. Gudrun Kunst has worked closely with the Baskerville Clinic for many years. She trained at Heidelberg University Hospital and...
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  • Dr Colin Deane

    Dr Colin Deane is a Consultant Clinical Scientist, Director of Medical Engineering and Physics at King’s College Hospital and...
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  • Dr Jason Wilkins trained in medicine at St. Edmund Hall Oxford and was appointed as a Consultant Radiologist at King’s College...
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  • The Princess Grace has a highly professional theatre staff dedicated to the management of vascular and hernia disease...
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