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- Vascular surgery
Andy Houghton is a consultant general and vascular surgeon. He sees NHS patients at both the Royal Shrewsbury and Princess Royal Hospitals, as well as going to Newtown hospital in Wales. Private patients can be seen at the Shropshire Nuffield Hospital, usually on Friday afternoons although other days are occasionally possible. Private consultations can be arranged following a letter of referral from a patient's GP
Areas of interest
Vascular surgery - Varicose Veins, Peripheral vascular disease and Aneurysms;
Hernia surgery including local anaesthetic inguinal hernia repairs;
Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating);
Endocrine surgery; Paediatric surgery
- Michele Vaughan
- 01743 282578
Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
General and Vascular Surgeon - Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust
All aspects of Surgical Audit
Complex vascular grafting procedures.
My data for Aortic and Carotid surgery are now within the public domain. The figures for both operations are good, with the elective aortic data showing a 0% mortality over the last 5 years.
I have a particular interest in the development of day surgery for a wide variety of conditions. My Daycase rate for a standard group of 25 general surgical procedures over 5 years (2008-12) is 90% compared to a national peer average of 55 %
- Master of Surgery University of London 1994
- Nuffield Health Shrewsbury Hospital, SY3 9DP
- 14:00 - 18:00
- 01743 261000
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.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Shropshire Nuffield Hospital reception 01743 282500
Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)
Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (1-5)
Radiofrequency ablation of more than one venous trunk +/- phlebectomies - unilateral - (1-5)
IV sedation administered by operator - (1-5)
Unilateral varicose vein injection sclerotherapy - (1-5)
Ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy of varicose veins - unilateral - (1-5)
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