Dr. Omar Abu-Bakr

Dr. Omar Abu-Bakr

MD, FCPhleb

General Surgery

Recommended by 4 specialists
15 years of experience

Overall Rating

Overall Experience

4.96

Bedside Manner

4.96

Explanation

4.96

Top feedback

“Dr Omar gave confidence in the procedures“
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Subspecialty

  • Vascular Surgery
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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Romanian
  • Arabic
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 7331305
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    Practices worked at

    The Whiteley Clinic - Guildford

    1 Stirling Road, Stirling House,, Guildford, UK, GU2 7RF
    668 reviews

    The Whiteley Clinic - London

    One Chapel Place, London, United Kingdom, W1G 0BG
    500 reviews

    The Whiteley Clinic - Bristol

    1 Litfield Place, Clifton, Litfield House Medical Centre, Bristol, UK, BS8 3LS
    227 reviews

    About

    Mr Omar Abu-Bakr is a Consultant Venous Surgeon and Phlebologist with a special interest in walk-in, walk-out surgery for varicose veins. He has over 12 years of experience in treating varicose veins.

    Mr Abu-Bakr is a specialist in General Surgery. He is a member of the American College of Phlebology, the International Union of Phlebology, and the European Venous Forum. He is a fellow of the College of Phlebology, UK.

    Mr Abu-Bakr completed The Whiteley Clinic training in endovenous ablation of varicose veins and thread veins in 2012. He also trained in glue closure therapy of varicose veins in Sapheon in Germany.

    Mr Abu-Bakr has a research interest in varicose veins, endovenous treatment of severe varicose veins, and treatment of venous ulcers.

    For more information visit Mr Abu-Bakr's personal webpage: www.TheVeinsDoctor.com

     

    Procedures

    • Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA)
    • Endovenous Radiofrequency Ablation
    • Foam Sclerotherapy
    • Varicose Veins Surgery
    • Microsclerotherapy for Thread Veins
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Varicose Veins
    • Thread Veins
    • Painful Legs
    • Chronic Venous Insufficiency
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (Blood Clot)
    • Dermatitis
    • Leg Ulcers
    • Lipodermatosclerosis
    • Lymphoedema
    • Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
    • Sclerotherapy
    • Swollen Feet & Ankles
    • Swollen Legs
    • Ultrasound Guided Foam Sclerotherapy
    • Endovenous Microwave Ablation of Varicose Veins
    • Venous insufficiency
    • Thrombophlebitis
    • Spider veins
    • Thread veins
    • Leg ulcers
    • High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU)
    • Endovenous Laser Ablation
    • Varicose veins
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    Education

    • Qualifications
    • MD - "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania - 2001–2007
    • FCPhleb - Fellow of the College of Phlebology, London
    • Memberships
    • American College of Phlebology - 2007
    • College of Phlebology, London - 2012
    • International Union of Phlebology - 2015
    • European Venous Forum - 2015
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    Reviews

    4.96 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    4.96
    Bedside Manner
    4.96
    Explanation
    4.96
    Varicose Veins
    59/293
    Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA)
    21/293
    Thread Veins
    6/293
    General Surgery
    4/293
    Endovenous Radiofrequency Ablation
    1/293
    Foam Sclerotherapy
    1/293
    Painful Legs
    1/293
    Varicose Veins Surgery
    1/293
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Dr Omar gave confidence in the procedures
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Dr Omar Abu-Bakr was a joy throughout. He was the consummate professional but also empathic and clear in his explanation of the treatment at all times. He worked well with the team which was very comforting and gave me confidence in the procedure too.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Dr Omar was brilliant, professional and very reassuring. Made me feel relaxed and he was also quite entertaining.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Explained exactly what was happening. Warm and friendly. Really passionate about veins😊
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Funny, reassuring, professional. Perfectionist and highly skilled and knowledgable.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Described all the procedures in simple language and was really friendly. Brilliant with the almost painless jabs too.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Excellent all round
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Great reassuring and cheerful manner which is is definitely what is needed when feelings nervous. Very professional and informative throughout. . Thank you very much Omar.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    First class! Made me feel at ease throughout my procedure.
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    Overall Experience (5/5)
    Bedside Manner (5/5)
    Explanation (5/5)
    Felt well looked after during every treatment, very confident in his expertise in dealing with my veins
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 4 specialists
    Professor Mark Whiteley
    Professor Mark Whiteley
    General Surgery
    Is a colleague

    "Omar is one of the most talented young vein surgeons that I have ever had the pleasure of working with. He is technically excellent. In addition, he has a very gentle, kind and caring attitude- as can be seen from the excellent patient feedback that he gets."

    02-12-2019

    Recommended for:
    Varicose Veins
    Mr Gabriele Bertoni
    Mr Gabriele Bertoni
    Vascular Surgery
    Is a colleague

    "Great venous surgeon and easy going guy."

    12-04-2019

    Recommended for:
    Varicose Veins
    Dr Ajay Pankhania
    Dr Ajay Pankhania
    Radiology
    Is a colleague

    "New colleague in the team, already making an excellent impact in the world of phlebolgy."

    11-04-2019

    Recommended for:
    Varicose Veins
    Dr David Beckett
    Dr David Beckett
    Radiology
    Is a colleague

    "Omar is a colleague. He is a world renowned leader in the management of varicose veins. His medical practice within the clinic allows Omar to practice the most up to date techniques in the management of varicose veins. Omar strives to give patients the best and world leading treatments. He has a great rapport with patients and staff and is one of the easiest doctors to speak to. He is a great colleague to work with and his patients give him great reviews."

    10-04-2019

    Recommended for:
    Varicose Veins