Mr Ian Hunter

Mr Ian Hunter

MA (Oxon) MBBS MD FRCS

General Surgery

23 years of experience
11 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

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5

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5

Explanation

5

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“First class and personal. Very reassuring.“
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Subspecialty

  • Vascular Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 4637017
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    Practices worked at

    Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital

    Staplegrove Elm Showell Park, Taunton, United Kingdom, TA2 6AN
    40 reviews

    About

    Mr. Ian Hunter is a Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon and General Surgeon currently working at the private practice Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital and his current post is Musgrove Park Hospital. His areas of specialism include the management of peripheral vascular disease, aortic aneurysm (both open and endovascular repair), carotid artery disease, vascular trauma, and venous disease. He has developed advanced skills in the management of varicose veins; including endovenous laser ablation, radiofrequency ablation, foam injection sclerotherapy, and varicose vein surgery. He also specialises in hernia surgery including inguinal, femoral, and umbilical hernia repair.

    Mr. Hunter completed his undergraduate training at the University of Oxford Medical School and St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospital Medical School. He completed his specialist vascular training at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford. He also has many professional memberships including Vascular Society of Great Britain & Ireland and British Society for Endovascular Therapy.

    In addition, Mr. Hunter is interested in research regarding arterial disease and venous disease. He also offers courses to GPs and is an Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Bristol. Mr. Hunter is also the Chairman of the Medical Advisory Committee at Nuffield Hospital Taunton. In his spare time, Mr. Hunter is a keen rugby fan, primarily his native Ulster rugby but also supports Exeter Chiefs since he moved to Taunton.

     

     

     


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    • Diabetic Foot Care
    • Endovenous radiofrequency ablation 
    • Keyhole Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Endoscopic Vein Surgery 
    • foam sclerotherapy 
    • Laser Varicose Vein Treatment (ELVA)
    • Varicose Veins Surgery 
    • Carotid Endarterectomy
    • Carotid surgery for stroke prevention 
    • Endovascular Stent Graft 
    • Microsclerotherapy for thread veins
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Abdominal Aneurysm 
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Venous Insufficieny
    • Aortic aneurysms
    • Aorto-iliac Disease 
    • Claudication 
    • Peripheral Aneurysm 
    • swollen legs
    • Thread Veins
    • Arm Artery Disease
    • leg ulcers
    • painful legs
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease
    • Varicose Veins
    • Femoral Hernia
    • Hernia

    Procedures

    • Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA)
    • Varicose Veins Surgery
    • Foam Sclerotherapy
    • Open Hernia Repair
    • Carotid Endarterectomy
    • Carotid Surgery for Stroke Prevention
    • Diabetic Foot Care
    • Endoscopic Vein Surgery
    • Endovascular Stent Graft
    • Endovenous Radiofrequency Ablation
    • Keyhole Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
    • Microsclerotherapy for Thread Veins
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    Special interests

    • Varicose Veins
    • Hernia
    • Abdominal Aneurysm
    • Aortic Aneurysms
    • Aorto-iliac Disease
    • Arm Artery Disease
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Chronic Venous Insufficiency
    • Claudication
    • Femoral Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Leg Ulcers
    • Painful Legs
    • Peripheral Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease
    • Swollen Legs
    • Thread Veins
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    Education

    EDUCATION

    • BA (Oxon) in Physiological Sciences, University of Oxford 1996
    • MBBS (Primary medical degree), St Bartholomew's and The Royal London Hospital Medical School 1999
    • MA (Oxon), University of Oxford 2001
    • MRCS, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2003
    • FRCS, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 2010
    • MD (Research Doctorate in Transplant Surgery), University of London 2010

     

    Memberships

    • Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland
    • British Society of Endovascular Therapy
    • British Hernia Society
    • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
    • British Medical Association

     

     

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    Reviews

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    5
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    5
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    5
    Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA)
    5/9
    Varicose Veins
    5/9
    Varicose Veins Surgery
    3/9
    Hernia
    2/9
    Foam Sclerotherapy
    1/9
    Open Hernia Repair
    1/9
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    First class and personal. Very reassuring.
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    Excellent service!
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    Mr Hunter solved a vascular issue that was really affecting my every day life, within weeks of consultation I had the op needed and then fully recovered in a further few weeks. Leg ulcer fully healed and circulation now normal. Thank you so much!
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    Very good experience Mr Hunter was great at explaining all areas of the procedure and answered all my questions including ones not related to this surgery. The hospital staff were also very professional and kind. Would thoroughly recommend as the results are excellent. Thankyou
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    Very professional pleasant and pite, explained everything in detail and answered any questions ensuring I was fully informed and aware of all precedures, possible side effects and potential results. I would happily recommend him and return to be treated by him again should the need arise in the future
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    The whole experience was swift and efficient
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    Very nice man
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    Such a nice down to earth man who made me feel at ease as soon as I met him and I do pleased with the results of my varicose vein treatment
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    I felt that Mr Hunter really listened to my concerns and problems and assessed me thoroughly. He expertly explained a tailor made plan just for me and I am so pleased with the result.
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