prof whiteley

Prof Mark Whiteley


Mark Whiteley is a Consultant Venous Surgeon specialising in walk-in, walk-out surgery for varicose veins. He trained at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital in London and was a lecturer in surgery at Oxford University from 1995 to 1998. Mark was appointed Consultant Vascular Surgeon in 1998 and performed the first endovenous “keyhole” surgery for varicose veins in the UK in March 1999. As the founder of The Whiteley Clinic and The Whiteley Protocol, his aim was to bring the very best treatments for varicose veins and vein problems, such as thread veins, leg ulcers and pelvic congestion, to the UK public.

Consultant Profile

Name: Prof Mark Whiteley
Qualifications: MS FRCS (Gen) FCPhleb Consultant.
Specialities: Vascular surgery, specialising in varicose veins, thread veins (spider veins), pelvic veins, pelvic congestion, perforating veins, venous disease, leg ulcers.
Clinical Research Interests: Varicose veins (causes and treatments), leg ulcers, perforating veins, pelvic veins, pelvic congestion syndrome, laser, microwave, radiofrequency, sclerotherapy and HIFU.
Year Qualified: 1986
Appointments NHS: Prev Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford
University Posts: Prev. Visiting Professor at The University of Surrey
Membership of National Professional Societies: American Venous Forum, American Veins and Lymphatic Society, Editorial board member Journal of Vascular Surgery Venous and Lymphatics, College of Phlebology (Founder).
Publications: Books:
‘Understanding Venous Reflux – The Cause of Varicose Veins and Venous Leg Ulcers’
‘Leg Ulcer Treatment Revolution’
‘Pelvic Congestion Syndrome – Chronic Pelvic Pain and Pelvic Venous Disorders”
‘Vein Health and Problems in Lockdown and Isolation”.
Over 125 peer reviewed research articles. 5 chapters in books on venous disease and venous treatments.
Medico Legal Reports: No
Examining: No

Contact Details

Appointments: 0330 058 1850
Private Secretary: Patient Services Team at The Whiteley Clinic
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