Mr Robert Hicks: General surgery

Mr Robert Hicks

General surgery


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Vascular surgery

About me

Consultant vascular and general surgeon at Northampton General Hospital and the BMI Three Shires Hospital with 17 years experience of NHS and private practice.

Clinical Director for Surgery, Northampton General Hospital (2011-2016),

Newly appointed Chair of the Medical Advisory Committee at Three Shires Hospital.

Areas of interest

Vascular surgery including Varicose Veins, Varicose vein surgery; open varicose vein surgery; Radiofrequency ablation of varicose veins (VNUS Closure); Endovenous Laser Treatment (EVLT); Foam sclerotherapy of varicose veins; Vascular Ultrasound; Venous duplex scanning; Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD); Diagnostic angiography; Peripheral angioplasty and stenting; Lower limb bypass surgery; Carotid Artery Surgery; Carotid endarterectomy; Aortic Aneurysm Surgery (AAA) ; Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair (EVAR); Open aortic aneurysm surgery.
Diabetic foot infection and leg ulcers
Fistula formation for Vascular access for dialysis
Sympathectomy and BOTOX for hyperhidrosis - Excessive sweating
Hernia surgery, All abdominal wall hernias, Paraumbilical, Femoral Hernia, Inguinal hernia repair; open and laparoscopic (TEP and TAPP). Treatment of Sportsman's groin injuries/Gilmore's groin/Inguinal disruption.
Gall stones; Laparoscopic cholecystectomy;Gallbladder removal; Cholecystitis;

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Procedures completed

  • L8540

    Radiofrequency ablation of more than one venous trunk +/- phlebectomies - unilateral - (5-50)


  • T7972

    Exploration and repair of groin disruption (including repair of muscle, fascia and tendons) (Gilmore's groin repair) - (5-50)


  • L9180

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


  • L8620

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


  • L9181

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


  • S0632

    Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Head & Neck (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)


  • S0633

    Excision of lesion of skin or subcutaneous tissue - up to three, Trunk & Limbs (excluding lipoma) - (1-5)

  • L8510

    Ligation/stripping of long or short saphenous vein (including local excision/multiple phlebectomy) - (1-5)


  • T2002

    Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia - unilateral - (1-5)

  • T4130

    Freeing of adhesions of peritoneum - (1-5)


  • T2012

    Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernia - bilateral - (1-5)

  • T2102

    Laparoscopic repair of recurrent inguinal hernia - unilateral - (1-5)


  • T2781

    Repair of epigastric hernia - (1-5)


  • L8621

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


  • T2200

    Primary repair of femoral hernia - (1-5)


  • L5180

    Aorto-bifemoral bypass - (1-5)


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