Mr Jay Menon

MS, FRCS (Eng), FRCS (Ed), FRCS (Glas), FRCS (Gen Surg)

  • Specialities General Surgery, Vascular and endovascular surgery
  • Telephone 01277 695 695
  • Year of first qualification 1985
  • Email
  • Languages spoken

    English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil

  • GMC Number 4258216
  • Fax 01277 261 924


Mr Menon trained in India as a general surgeon and came to the UK in 1991. After obtaining Fellowship in General Surgery, he trained as Registrar in North Thames Surgical Rotation under Profs Irwin Taylor and Mike Baum at the University College Hospital and later as Senior Registrar to Prof George Hamilton at the Royal free Hospital.

As Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon at Basildon Hospital, Mr Menon was the first to perform carotid surgery under local anaesthesia. He also set up the successful endovascular stenting programme for aortic aneurysms and was the first in Basildon to start endovenous laser treatment for varicose veins

Mr Menon has a passion for training junior surgeons and medical students and he was nominated as Top Teacher for UCL by Medical students. He is a Faculty Member for Basic Surgical Skills, Laparoscopic advanced skills and Advanced Trauma Life Support Courses

He is also Chair of the Hospital Thrombosis Committee and he ensures that they are compliant with national Targets on Patient Safety in Venous Thrombo-embolism.


  • Bi Weekly Tuesday from 14:00


Current posts

  • Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Other interests

  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Aneurysm stenting
  • Laser venous surgery
  • Renal access procedures

Personal interests

Cricket and football, socialising with family and friends

Member of

  • Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland
  • British Society of Endovascular Therapy
  • Medical Defence Union
  • Faculty of Surgical Trainers


  1. Blunt Abdominal Trauma - Performed Diagnostic peritoneal lavage to correlate diagnostic accuracy of DPL with operative findings in over 150 patients with blunt trauma
  2. Mr Menon also contributes to the National Vascular Database and he is also involved with ongoing data contribution to  National Carotid endarterectomy database