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Expert in: General Surgery
Recommended by 6 specialists
Vascular Surgery

Professor Mark Whiteley is becoming known as the "Celebrity Veins Doctor" following his highly public treatment of Virgin DJ and Celebrity Chris Evans in November 2019. Using his pioneering techniques for varicose veins and thread veins, Mark has treated many celebrities over the last 20 years. Those who have gone public include Kate Lawler, Ian Hyland, and Eve Cameron. Mark has been featured in Tatler as "Best for veins" for the last 11 years.

Professor Mark Whiteley is a Consultant Venous Surgeon at The Whiteley Clinic and a visiting Professor at The University of Surrey. He is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of Pelvic Congestion Syndrome and he was the first surgeon to perform endovenous (keyhole) surgery for varicose veins in the UK.

Professor Whiteley opened The Whiteley Clinic in 2003, which is now a network known as The Whiteley Clinic. He has a research and education unit there and his team has won national and international prizes for their advances in venous surgery for leg and pelvic veins. They have also published over 130 papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Professor Whiteley has been named as the recommended vein surgeon by Tatler for over 11 years. In 2001, he and Judy Holdstock invented the TRLOP technique used for closing incompetent perforating veins. He has also written a book - "Understanding Venous Reflux: The Cause of Varicose Veins and Venous Leg Ulcers" and had edited a book with Emma Dabbs "Advances in Phlebology and Venous Surgery Volume 1".

In February 2019 he performed the first microwave treatment of varicose veins in the UK.

In May 2019 he performed the first Echotherapy (Sonovein using HIFU - High Intensity focused ultrasound) treatment of varicose veins in the UK.

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Professor Jameel Mohideen is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon with a special interest in endovascular surgery, varicose veins, leg ulcers, peripheral vascular disease and lymphoedema.

Professor Mohideen completed his undergraduate training in Sri Lanka and his surgical training was in Lancashire and Sussex. He went on to join the Academic Vascular Surgery Department at St. Mary’s Hospital, London and the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London. He now works at the Whiteley Clinics where he has adopted The Whiteley Protocol.

Professor Mohideen has a keen interest in teaching and he was Clinical Lecturer at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford and Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham. 

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Mr Gabriele Bertoni is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon, specialising in venous surgery at The Whiteley Clinic in London. He completed his undergraduate training in Italy and he also trained in Oxford, UK. Mr Bertoni qualified as a consultant in Italy in 2008 and in the UK in 2013. Mr Bertoni has an interest in research and he completed a PhD in vascular anatomy.

Outside work, Mr Bertoni enjoys windsurfing and scuba diving and spending time with his family.

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Mr Abdullah Jibawi is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon with a specialist interest in all aspects of vascular diseases: diabetic foot diseases, aortic surgery and in varicose vein treatments. 

Mr Jibawi has special interest in difficult to treat varicose veins, eczema and ulcers. He has designed and presented a new innovative classification system for varicose veins based on their complexity. Being a medical Artist, Mr Jibawi pays special attention to the aesthetic side of varicose veins treatment. The selection of treatment will take all such factors into consideration. 

Mr Jibawi has a long experience in treating aortic aneurysms using key hole surgery. He has gained this from his work in top UK centres and with world-renowned scientists, surgeons and interventional radiologists. With his background in mechanical engineering, physics and mathematics, Mr Jibawi has special experience in how to choose the most appropriate graft design that fits complex anatomy and that provides the best immediate and long term outcome.  

Mr Jibawi's current theme of interest is thrombolysis for Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), stroke patients  and clots in arteries and grafts elsewhere.  

Mr Jibawi is also a specialist in hernia surgery, both open and laparoscopic. He performs lumps and bumps surgery, with a special attention to the aesthetic and functional aspects of this surgery. 

Mr Jibawi completed his undergraduate medical education at the University of Damascus in Syria, with distinctions in physiology and anatomy. Following that, he finished higher specialist training in general, trauma and laparoscopic surgery before  extending his training in the UK. Mr Jibawi joined approved SpR training programmes in General and Vascular surgeryin the East Midlands Deanery (University of Leicester), and has had additional training within All Wales Deanery and Kent, Surrey and Sussex (KSS) Deaneries. Finally, he completed a two-year fellowship in vascular and endovascular surgery at the Royal Free Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the University College London Hospital and received his FRCS (General/Vascular) in 2013.

Mr Jibawi was awarded a Doctorate Degree (D.M) for his work on developing better methods in improving outcome in vascular surgery, a joint work between University of Brighton, Sussex and Oxford and he also authored a book ‘Current surgical guidelines’, which was featured in the British Journal of Surgery.

Since 2013, Mr Jibawi has been practising as a Consultant Vascular Surgeon at Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Mr Jibawi serves on the board for vascular surgery and is an instructor and examiner to FRCS candidates in the UK and abroad. 

 

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Harpaul (Paul) is a Consultant Vascular surgeon with a special interest in endovascular and advanced laparoscopic, or keyhole, surgery. He qualified in 1995 from The London Hospital Medical College, University of London with a distinction in his Masters in Surgery and went on to train throughout the major vascular centres in London.

He went on an advanced laparoscopic fellowship in Hong Kong sponsored by Ethicon and the Circulation Foundation prior to taking up his appointment as a Consultant Surgeon at St Barts and The Royal London NHS Trust in 2007. He has published widely within Vascular and General surgery literature and has presented his work both nationally and internationally. He remains actively involved in teaching both at undergraduate and postgraduate level and has a wide-ranging clinical vascular practice as well as holding roles in senior management.

His interests are in minimally invasive surgery; in particular, endovascular aortic aneurysm surgery and he is currently developing laparoscopic and thoracoscopic techniques in vascular surgery. He was the first surgeon in the UK to perform the Barostim procedure for the regulation of hypertension. He also has specific interests in varicose veins (EVLT, Venefit and glue) deep venous disease, carotid disease, stroke, diabetic foot disease, peripheral arterial disease, Thoracic outlet syndrome and vascular tumours.

He continues to maintain an interest in General Surgery. He has appeared on various radio shows, the BBC news and the Mail on Sunday. He is now the director for AAA screening program in North East London and overall Clinical network director for vascular surgery in Barts Health NHS Trust.

 

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Mr Syed Tahir Hussain founded and now maintains a major Vascular Unit which specialises in endovenous and carotid surgery.

Mr Hussain was born and raised in London and graduated from the University of London (now St. George's University) in 1987. Following the completion of his studies, he undertook surgical placements in St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, Norfolk & Norwich Hospital and Northern General Hospital, Sheffield. He then completed his higher surgical training at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.

Mr Hussain is an expert in all types of vascular surgery and is able to skilfully perform a wide range of procedures such as local anaesthetic laser vein and thermal vein ablation for varicose veins as well as injection scleropathy. He is also skilled in providing treatment for arterial complications such as aortic aneurysm and carotid disease for stroke prevention.

Mr Hussain is passionate about education and is a keen teacher. He has been a tutor at the Royal College of Surgeons for over a decade and he regularly organises and manages courses for junior doctors and students who aspire to be future surgeons. His drive to help students is reflected in the way he approaches all of his patients and he is known to be both supportive and understanding in his interactions.

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Expert in: General Surgery
Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery , Vascular Surgery

Mr Sabu Jacob is a Consultant General Surgeon at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust. He specialises in vascular surgery (both venous and arterial) and laparoscopic surgery. 

Mr Jacob sees patients with a range of vascular problems and carries out a variety of vascular procedures including bypass surgery for blocked arteria, carotid endarterectomy and angioplasties. He was the first to perform the keyhole repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm (Endovascular Aneurysm Repair (EVAR)) using a stent-graft at King George Hospital in 2000 and the first to perform keyhole repair of a ruptured aortic aneurysm at Queen's Hospital in 2013. 

Mr Jacob is an expert in laparoscopic surgery. He introduced the laparoscopic extraperitoneal hernia repair (TEP) at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust and has carried out over 600 laparoscopic hernia repairs in the private sector. Mr Jacob also performs laparoscopic gallbladder surgery and minimally invasive thoracoscopic sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating of hands and armpits). 

Mr Jacob has a keen interest in varicose vein surgery and the new minimally invasive treatment options currently available. He was the pioneer of the Venefit procedure - radiofrequency ablation of varicose veins in the private sector in Essex and has performed over 300 Venefit interventions. 

 

 

 

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Expert in: General Surgery
Endocrine Surgery , Vascular Surgery , Laparoscopic (key-hole) Surgery

Mr. James Crinnion is a Consultant Surgeon at the Royal London and Whipps Cross University hospitals with over 20 years’ experience specialising in general, vascular and endocrine surgery. He has particular expertise in the minimal access treatment of varicose veins, laparoscopic and open hernia surgery, treatment of gall stones, thyroid and parathyroid surgery and all arterial surgery.

Mr. James Crinnion qualified from Leeds University Medical School in 1987 and trained in Leeds, Sheffield, and London. In 1998 he was awarded an MD thesis for vascular surgical research.

Mr. Crinnion continues his interest outside of his clinical work by dedicating time to surgical education and he has published extensively with many original articles and book chapters. He has been Chairman of the Court of Examiners of the Royal College of Surgeons, an invited member of Council of the Royal College of Surgeons and Chairman of the North Thames Training Committee for General surgery. He has also been the Trust clinical governance lead (2003-9) and Clinical Director for General Surgery for Bartshealth (2012-2016).

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Mr David Greenstein is a  Vascular Surgeon and Specialist Vein Surgeon.  He is  based in London, UK. He teaches internationally on venous disease. He has been pioneering local anaesthetic keyhole vein treatment since 2003.  David has a vast personal experience as well as  technical expertise to treat  both superficial and deep vein disease.  David's personal, caring and careful approach as well attention to detail results in a bespoke vein treatment for the simplest veins  to the most complex vein problem.  The best treatment does not mean the most expensive treatment.   David's philosophy is that he believes in simplicity and most importantly advising on the best technique and treatment plan to get the best possible long term and cosmetic results .

David has a specialist interest in the management of venous diseases and the treatment of varicose veins, thread veins.  David has been pioneering laser treatment for varicose veins as well as the treatment to heal leg ulcers since 2003.  He also has experience in treating varicose vein problems in obese and overweight patients.  He also treats veins in unusual areas such as hand and forearm veins.  David is able to offer 2-ring pioneering laser treatment for varicose veins and varicose leg ulcers including VNUS, glue therapy and CariVein treatment.   

In addition to treating varicose veins, David is amongst the forefront leaders  in the UK for the modern management of deep vein thrombosis DVT and treatment of swollen leg.  This can be both in the emergency and chronic situation,  which on occasions may require stenting, clot aspiration such as Angiojet or the use of clot dissolving drugs.  He has developed modern pathways to restore swollen legs to normality.  This can often involved stenting and the use to special blood clot dissolving drugs (thrombolysis) and varied mechanic devices to help remove the clot.

 

Website www.varicoseveins.co.uk. Office telephone 0207 286 7274  email  bvvc@varicoseveins.co.uk

 

 

 
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What is a Vascular Surgeon?

Vascular surgery is a surgical branch focused on disorders of the circulatory system (arteries, lymphatic vessels and veins). Vascular surgeons are trained for radiological and surgical procedures on the circulatory system.

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When to see a Vascular Surgeon?

You may want to consult a vascular surgeon if you have been diagnosed with an aneurysm (enlargement of an artery), atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) and strokes most commonly. Vascular surgeons treat a number of conditions including lower leg ulcers and poor circulation, aneurysms (dilatation of blood vessels) and strokes (cerebral vascular accidents).

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What conditions does a Vascular Surgeon treat?

What procedures can you find at a Vascular Surgery clinic? 

  • Angioplasty
  • Pelvic Vein Embolization
  • Keyhole Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Carotid Surgery For Stroke Prevention
  • Varicose Veins Surgery
  • Endovenous Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Foam Sclerotherapy
  • Microsclerotherapy For Thread Veins
  • Bypass Surgery For Blocked Arteries
  • Video Consultation
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