- Not Fee assured
- Awaiting verification
- Not in Open Referral network
- Vascular surgery
I am a vascular surgeon with a major interest in the treatment of varicose veins. I have been performing endovenous interventions under local anaesthetic since 2004.
I am able to treat almost all varicose veins under local anaesthetic in an ambulatory setting.
Areas of interest
Endovenous thermal ablation for varicose veins, including endovenous laser ablation and radiofrequency ablation; Minimal access surgery; Ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy; Minimally invasive treatments for varicose veins perfromed under local anaesthetic; Microsclerotherapy for thread veins/reticular veins/telangectasias; Duplex ultrasound diagnosis of venous insufficiency
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Clinical Excellence Award
Varicose veins in the Legs: the diagnosis and management of varicose veins.
NICE Guideline April 2013
Courses offered to GPs
Modern management of varicose veins
5 years 2010-2014 inc - all vv interventions
re-admission - 0
mortality - 0
Serious infection -0%
- MBChB University of Birmingham 1984
- MD University of Birmingham 1991
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 1988
- CCST General Surgery JCHST 1994
Reference number 2855453
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Varicose Veins Guideline Development Group NICE 2013
Details of entry to specialist register
- General Surgey / Vascular Surgery , 1994
Affiliations / memberships
Venous Forum, Royal Society of Medicine.
Vascular Society of GB and I
- Spire South Bank Hospital 139 Bath Road...
- 08:30 - 12:00
- 01905 350003
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Endovenous laser treatment (EVLT) of single venous trunk +/- phlebectomies - unilateral - (1-5)
Ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy of varicose veins - unilateral - (1-5)
Endovenous laser treatment (EVLT) of more than one venous trunk +/- phlebectomies - unilateral - (1-5)
Ligation/stripping of long and short saphenous veins (including local excision/multiple phlebectomy) - (1-5)
Ligation/stripping of long or short saphenous vein (including local excision/multiple phlebectomy) - (1-5)