Mr Tapan A Mehta

General surgery

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About me

Job title: Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Qualifications: MBBS, MD, FRCS
Speciality: Vascular Surgery
Other roles: Audit Lead for Surgery
Educational Supervisor
Vascular Lead for Diabetic Foot
Areas of special interest: Open Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Vascular access
Education and training: I qualified from Bombay University in 1995 (MBBS). I completed my basic surgical training at Ipswich Hospital followed by MD (research) degree at the University of Hull. My higher surgical training was in the East of England. My final year of training was at The Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane, Australia. Thereafter I did a post-CCT Endovascular Fellowship at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge. I was appointed consultant at Bedford Hospital in September 2010.
Experience: I have a wide experience in all aspects of open and endovascular surgery.
Research: My research was in supervised exercise and angioplasty in patients with intermittent claudication, for which I was awarded the British Journal of Surgery research bursary in 2001.

Areas of interest

Vascular access; Varicose Veins; Peripheral Arterial Disease; Aortic Aneurysms

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Procedures completed

  • L9180

    Insertion of implantable central venous port (portacath) e.g Port-a-Cath under image guidance - (1-5)

  • L9181

    Removal of Portacath/Port-a-Cath/Vasoport Unit - (1-5)

    Bedford Hospital South Wing (1-5)

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