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Last updated: 5 Oct 2020
- Interventional radiology
Previn Diwakar was born in Glasgow and grew up in Kent. He qualified in Medicine from Charing Cross & Westminster Medical School. He trained as a Plastic Surgeon in Salisbury and Chelmsford before specialising in Endovascular Interventional Radiology at Barts & The Royal London Hospital. He is a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and a Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists.
He was appointed as a Consultant Endovascular Interventional Radiologist at the Kent & Canterbury Hospital in 2007. He is currently Clinical Lead for Interventional Radiology at this internationally respected unit, at the cutting edge of endovascular therapies.
Previn believes The Whiteley Protocol offers patients the best possible outcomes and has adopted the protocol to treat his varicose vein patients at The Whiteley Clinic since the beginning of 2012.
Areas of interest
Varicose veins; Pelvic Vein Embolisation; Deep Venous Treatments; Intravenous Ultrasound (IVUS); Fibroid embolisation; Interventional radiology
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Interventional Radiologist at Kent and Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury, Kent
Consultant Interventional Radiologist at the William Harvey Hospital, Ashford, Kent.
Superficial and deep venous disease
He is married to Lisa and has a 2 year old son, Oscar. Previn has a wide range of hobbies outside his work including football and motorsport. At home he loves cooking for friends and family.
- BSc University of London 1993
- MBBS University of London 1996
- Endovenous Course The Whiteley Clinic 2011
Reference number 4370686
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- MRCS Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) 2000
- FRCR Royal College of Radiologists 2006
Details of entry to specialist register
- Clinical Radiology, 2007
Affiliations / memberships
Member of the British Society of Interventional Radiology, and the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe, Fellow of The College of Phlebology.
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.