Mr Bruce Braithwaite

Mr Bruce Braithwaite

MChir MA MB FRCS ( England) FRCS ( Intercollegiate)

Vascular Surgery

Recommended by  
3 specialists

33 years of experience
20 years as a specialist

Overall Rating

Overall

4.97

Bedside Manner

4.98

Explanation

4.97

Top feedback

“Very nice gentleman makes you feel At ease… been going to him for a number of years now does a brilliant job“
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3389911
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £180

    Follow-up appointment: £90

    Practices worked at

    BMI The Lincoln Hospital

    Nettleham Road, Lincoln, United Kingdom, LN2 1QU
    0 reviews

    HCA UK at 30 Devonshire Street

    30 Devonshire Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 6PU
    5 reviews

    Specialist's working hours

    Mon
    09:30 - 20:00
    Tue
    09:00 - 12:30
    Wed
    10:00 - 13:00
    Thu
    11:00 - 13:00 | 14:30 - 18:00
    Fri
    14:00 - 18:00
    Sat
    Not available
    Sun
    Not available

    About

    Bruce Braithwaite is an experienced Consultant Vascular Surgeon trained in Cambridge, London, Oxford and the USA. He has been a Consultant Vascular Surgeon since 2000 and has over 28 years experience in the treatment of varicose veins. He has worked in NHS and private settings and is the founder of Veincare.

    A pioneer of research into varicose vein treatment, Mr Braithwaite led the team that introduced the Olympus RFiTT keyhole technique. He also enjoys other roles including Council Member of the Venous Forum of the Royal Society of Medicine; Clinical Lead for the Cardiac, Vascular and Respiratory Department at Circle Healthcare, Nottingham and Founder Member of the International Society for Vascular Surgery.

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    Medical procedures

    • Angioplasty
    • Bypass Surgery for Blocked Arteries
    • Carotid Endarterectomy
    • Carotid Surgery for Stroke Prevention
    • Diabetic Foot Care
    • Endoscopic Vein Surgery
    • Endovascular Stent Graft
    • Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA)
    • Endovenous Radiofrequency Ablation
    • Foam Sclerotherapy
    • Keyhole Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
    • Microsclerotherapy for Thread Veins
    • Pelvic Vein Embolization
    • Varicose Veins Surgery
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Varicose Veins
    • Abdominal Aneurysm
    • Aortic Aneurysms
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aorto-iliac Disease
    • Arm Artery Disease
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Claudication
    • Leg Ulcers
    • Lymphoedema
    • Mesenteric Ischemia
    • Painful Legs
    • Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
    • Peripheral Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease
    • Swollen Legs
    • Thread Veins
    • Venous Insufficiency
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    Education

    Memberships:

    Royal Society of Medicine ( Former Council Member of Venous Forum)

    Royal College of Surgeons of England

    Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland ( Former council Member)

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    Reviews

    4.97 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
    Bedside Manner
    Varicose Veins
    60/131
    Varicose veins surgery
    33/131
    Claudication
    7/131
    painful legs
    6/131
    Laser Varicose Vein Treatment (ELVA)
    5/131
    Painful Legs
    5/131
    Lymphoedema
    4/131
    Vascular Surgery
    4/131
    Peripheral Arterial Disease
    3/131
    Swollen Legs
    3/131
    foam sclerotherapy
    3/131
    leg ulcers
    3/131
    swollen legs
    3/131
    Angioplasty
    2/131
    Sclerotherapy
    2/131
    Thread Veins
    2/131
    Angioedema (Swelling)
    1/131
    Aortic aneurysms
    1/131
    Bypass Surgery for Blocked Arteries
    1/131
    Calcification of arteries
    1/131
    Cardiovascular disease
    1/131
    Carotid Artery Disease
    1/131
    Cysts
    1/131
    Deep Vein Thrombosis (Blood Clot)
    1/131
    Duplex scan required to measure blood flow
    1/131
    Foam Sclerotherapy
    1/131
    Haemotoma
    1/131
    Hernia
    1/131
    Inguinal Hernia
    1/131
    Lymphedema
    1/131
    Microsclerotherapy for thread veins
    1/131
    Oedema (Swelling)
    1/131
    Sclerotherapy (treat prominent blood vessels)
    1/131
    Septoma
    1/131
    Varicose Vein Treatment
    1/131
    Varicose Veins Surgery
    1/131
    Vascular scan on carotid arteries
    1/131
    Venous Insufficiency
    1/131
    Video Consultation
    1/131
    havs
    1/131
    leg ulcers, swollen legs
    1/131
    mechanical debridement
    1/131
    post thrombotic assesment
    1/131
    tread veins
    1/131
    varicose vein and microsclerotherapy treatment
    1/131
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Varicose Veins
    Very nice gentleman makes you feel At ease… been going to him for a number of years now does a brilliant job
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Varicose Veins
    Felt at ease, all my questions answered.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Angioplasty
    Mr Braithwaite was very concise with his explanation of the next steps for my mother's enquiry
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Varicose Veins
    Very Professional, explained thoroughly and couldn't have asked for a better Dr
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Varicose Veins
    Excellent explanation of treatment and outcome.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Varicose Veins
    Very clear explanation given to me regarding the treatment and what to expect
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Varicose Veins
    Couldn’t have asked for more. Mr Braithwaite made me feel very calm and prepared.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Varicose Veins
    Mr Braithwaite was very professional, he recognised my problem immediately, took my views seriously but was reassuring. I do still have some questions but I feel confident that I will be able to ask them.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Varicose Veins
    I have had a great experience with Dr braithwaite, he gave me a comprehensive analysis and the whole process was quick and detailed.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (4/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Varicose Veins
    Very friendly and easy to talk to. Felt like I could ask questions and get an understandable response.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 3 doctors for:
    3

    Vascular Surgery

    Professor Alun Davies
    Professor Alun Davies
    General Surgery, Vascular Surgery

    22-04-2021

    Great doctor to refer for vascular intervention

    For specialty: Vascular Surgery
    For conditions: Pelvic Congestion Syndrome, Leg Ulcers, Painful Legs, Thread Veins, Swollen Legs, Aortic Dissection, Aortic Aneurysms, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Varicose Veins, Carotid Artery Disease, Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm, Aortic Tumours, Venous Insufficiency, Reno-Vascular Conditions, Peripheral Aneurysm, Lymphoedema, Peripheral Arterial Disease, Mesenteric Ischemia, Aorto-iliac Disease, Claudication, Arm Artery Disease, Abdominal Aneurysm, Critical Leg Ischaemia, Swollen Feet & Ankles, Deep Vein Thrombosis (Blood Clot), Ischaemia
    For procedures: Video Consultation, Pelvic Vein Embolization, Bypass Surgery for Blocked Arteries, Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA), Microsclerotherapy for Thread Veins, Foam Sclerotherapy, Endovenous Radiofrequency Ablation, Varicose Veins Surgery, Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating) Treatments, Carotid Endarterectomy, Endoscopic Vein Surgery, Endovascular Stent Graft, Angioplasty, Carotid Surgery for Stroke Prevention, Diabetic Foot Care, Keyhole Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Mr Said Abisi
    Mr Said Abisi
    Vascular Surgery, General Surgery

    03-03-2021

    For specialty: Vascular Surgery
    For procedures: Bypass Surgery for Blocked Arteries, Foam Sclerotherapy, Endovenous Radiofrequency Ablation, Varicose Veins Surgery, Carotid Endarterectomy, Endovascular Stent Graft
    Connection: Is a colleague
    Mr Ian Beckingham
    Mr Ian Beckingham
    General Surgery

    14-08-2020

    Excellent Surgeon - the Surgeon to see for Varicose Veins in Nottingham

    For specialty: Vascular Surgery
    For conditions: Painful Legs, Thread Veins, Swollen Legs, Aortic Aneurysms, Varicose Veins
    For procedures: Video Consultation, Bypass Surgery for Blocked Arteries, Microsclerotherapy for Thread Veins, Foam Sclerotherapy, Endovenous Radiofrequency Ablation, Varicose Veins Surgery
    Connection: Is a colleague

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