Dr Basu was born in Scotland and educated in England and India. She has an MBBS and a Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology from Calcutta, India and has worked in obstetrics in India and Australia for 14 years.
She was awarded Fellow Royal Australian College of General Practitioner and Diploma of Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (Advanced) in Australia after training in hospitals and practices in Victoria. She has worked in General Practice and Obstetrics in Victoria, Tasmania and Queensland.
Dr Basu enjoys the variety of care that General Practice involves and can offer ante-natal shared care, working collaboratively with her patients’ preferred delivery hospitals. She also enjoys caring for older patients and patients experiencing mental health problems. Her areas of interest include:
• Women’s health – contraception (including Mirena), antenatal care, postnatal care, gynaecology problems
• Preventative care (e.g. pap smears)
• Minor surgery – skin lesions and repair of wounds
• Mental health care
Outside her professional life, Dr Basu loves her pet cockatiel and enjoys gardening.