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Mr Louis Fligelstone 03141799

General surgery

  • Not Fee assured
Overview

Specialises in

  • Vascular surgery

Offers

  • Video and telephone consultations

About me

I have been a consultant surgeon since 1998 and apply the extensive experience gained during this practice.

I treat a large number of patients who suffer with varicose veins. I started endovenous treatment of varicose veins in South Wales and continue to provide modern treatment of varicose veins including ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy, radiofrequency ablation, and microsclerotherapy for thread veins.

I also see patients with aortic aneurysm, peripheral arterial disease causing pain on walking (intermittent claudication) and severe cases that develope gangrene.

I manage patients with Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, a condition that causes pain, numbness, tingling, colour changes of the upper limb.

I was the surgeon that set up and now quality assures the Wales Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme.

Training the new generation of surgeons remains important to me. I set up the Wales School of Postgraduate Surgery in 2008, it gives me immense pleasure to see it continue being successful.

Areas of interest

Varicose veins; Thread veins; Intermittent claudication; Peripheral arterial disease (PAD); Aortic aneurysm; Foam sclerotherapy; Microslcerotherapy; Endovenous treatment; Radiofrequency ablation; Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

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Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)

Procedures completed

  • S4780

    Aspiration of subcutaneous haematoma - (1-5)

    Sancta Maria Hospital (1-5)

  • L8540

    Radiofrequency ablation of more than one venous trunk +/- phlebectomies - unilateral - (1-5)

    Sancta Maria Hospital (1-5)

  • L8620

    Ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy of varicose veins - unilateral - (1-5)

    Sancta Maria Hospital (1-5)

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