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Professor Mark Whiteley performed the first endovenous treatment for varicose veins in the UK in March 1999 using VNUS Closure. HIs research and team at The Whiteley Clinic are nationally and Internationally recognised for their research into varicose veins and leg ulcers, winning prizes for their research.
Mark sits on the council of the Venous Forum and is president of The College of Phlebology.
In April 2013 he was awarded a visiting professorship by the University of Surrey for his research.
Areas of interest
Varicose veins, Leg ulcers; Pelvic Congestion Syndrome; Vulval Varicose Veins; Vulval Varicose Veins; Recurrent Varicose Veins; Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA /EVLT); Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA); Foam Sclerotherapy; Glue for Varicose Veins; Research into Varicose Veins and Leg Ulcers; Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)
Varicose veins, leg ulcers, thread veins, endovenous treatments, haemodynamic causes of venous disease
Multiple International, National and Regional Prizes for research including:
Frewin Prize (Oxford University), Surgeons-in-Training Medal (Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh), Norman Tanner Prize and Medal
(Additional) Languages spoken
- French - Conversational
Understanding Venous Reflux – The Cause of Varicose Veins and Venous Leg Ulcers
Mark S Whiteley. Whiteley Publishing Ltd. Sept 2011
ISBN: 978-1908586001 – Paperback
ISBN: 978-1908586018 – Kindle Version
CHAPTERS IN BOOKS
Multiple - see www.markwhiteley.co.uk
Over 60 peer reviewed publications
Courses offered to GPs
Varicose veins, leg ulcers and endovenous treatments - Talks given on GP request either at GP Surgery or at The Whiteley Clinic
Reference number 3120134
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