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Prof Mark Whiteley


Mark Whiteley is a Consultant Vascular 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 Whiteley Clinics and The Whiteley Protocol, his aim was to bring the very best treatments for varicose veins and vein problems, such as thread veins and leg ulcers, 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, pelvic veins, perforating veins, venous disease, leg ulcers, hyperhidrosis.
Clinical Research Interests: Varicose veins (causes and treatments), leg ulcers, perforating veins, pelvic veins, pelvic congestion syndrome, hyperhidrosis, bromhidrosis, chromidrosis and the use of laser in podiatric practices.
Year Qualified: 1986
Appointments NHS: Prev Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford
University Posts: Visiting Professor at The University of Surrey
Membership of National Professional Societies: Venous Forum (Council Member), Vascular Surgical Society, Association of Surgeons, College of Phlebology (Founder)
Publications: Book ‘Understanding Venous Reflux – The Cause of Varicose Veins and Venous Leg Ulcers’ Over 60 peer reviewed research articles. 5 chapters in books on venous disease and venous treatments.
Medico Legal Reports: No
Examining: No

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