Professor Vass Hadjianastassiou 04431118

Mr Vass Anastassiou

General surgery, Vascular surgery


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Specialises in

  • Varicose veins


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About me

Professor Vassilis Hadjianastassiou graduated from the Medical School of the Uni. of Oxford, where he also completed his doctoral thesis in abdominal aortic aneurysms. He holds dual GMC accreditation in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery, having completed his specialist surgical training at the Oxford and London Deaneries. He was appointed Consultant Surgeon at Guy's & St. Thomas' NHS Hospitals in 2008, where he also served as the Clinical Lead for pancreas transplantation. In 2011 he was recruited by the Cyprus Ministry of Health to restructure the system of Organ Transplantation in Cyprus and became the founding Medical Director of Transplantation there. He also served for 2 years as one of the two appointed experts in Vascular Surgery on the Cyprus Government’s Advisory Committee. He currently works at the Royal London Hospital as a full-time Consultant Surgeon (Bart’s Health NHS Trust).
He passionately supports continuous medical education and training and has been serving for several years as an examiner for (1) the European Diploma of Transplant Surgery (European Board of Surgery) and (2) for the MRCS award of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Since 2013 he has held the post of Clinical Professor of Surgery of the Uni. of Nicosia Medical School. He has given numerous lectures in international meetings and has a significant number of scientific publications.
With his dual specialisation and more than 13 years’ Consultant grade surgical experience in the broad anatomical fields of general & vascular surgery, in complex laparoscopic techniques and in organ transplantation, he is competent and effective in managing a large spectrum of conditions in vascular and general surgery.

Areas of interest

Varicose Vein Management: Laser ablation, foam sclerotherapy, and micro-sclerotherapy for thread veins and haemangiomas;
Carotid Artery Surgery (under Local Anaesthesia where possible);
Laparoscopic and Open Hernia Repairs (Adult age range);
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy;
Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy

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Procedures completed

  • IM370

    US Doppler Vascular Limb (including duplex) - bilateral - (>50)

  • L8514

    Endovenous laser treatment (EVLT) of more than one venous trunk +/- phlebectomies - unilateral - (5-50)

    London Bridge Hospital (5-50)

  • L8515

    Endovenous laser treatment (EVLT) of more than one venous trunk +/- phlebectomies - bilateral - (5-50)

    London Bridge Hospital (5-50)

  • L8621

    Ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy of varicose veins - bilateral - (5-50)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • L8750

    Local excision (multiple phlebectomy) of varicose vein(s) of leg - unilateral - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • L8680

    Bilateral varicose vein injection sclerotherapy - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • S5730

    Surgical toilet and debridement of deep wound (including traumatic or post-operative aetiology) - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • S0651

    Removal of benign lesion on trunk or limbs less than 10 cm in diameter or on scalp less than 5cm in diameter (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)

  • L8510

    Ligation/stripping of long or short saphenous vein (including local excision/multiple phlebectomy) - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

  • S5710

    Debridement of wound (and surgical toilet) - up to 25cm2 in area - (1-5)

    London Bridge Hospital (1-5)

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