Mr Robert Hicks: General surgery

Mr Robert Hicks

General surgery


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • General
  • 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. Leg ulcers.
Arterio-Venous Fistula for Vascular access for dialysis.
PICC, Portacath insertion.
Sympathectomy and BOTOX for hyperhidrosis - Excessive sweating
Hernia Repair, All abdominal wall hernias, , Inguinal hernia; open and laparoscopic hernia repair (TEP and TAPP), Incisional hernias, Paraumbilical Hernia, Femoral Hernia. Treatment of Sportsman's groin injuries, Gilmore's groin, Inguinal disruption.
Minor surgery

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Procedures completed

  • L8540

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

    BMI Three Shires Hospital (5-50)

  • L8541

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

    BMI Three Shires Hospital (1-5)

  • L8620

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

    BMI Three Shires Hospital (1-5)

  • L9181

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

  • T2000

    Primary repair of inguinal hernia - (1-5)

    BMI Three Shires Hospital (1-5)

  • T2012

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

    BMI Three Shires Hospital (1-5)

  • S0633

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

  • L8621

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

    BMI Three Shires Hospital (1-5)

  • T2830

    Resuture of previous incision in abdominal wall (burst abdomen) - (1-5)

    BMI Three Shires Hospital (1-5)

  • T4130

    Freeing of adhesions of peritoneum - (1-5)

    BMI Three Shires Hospital (1-5)

  • S4780

    Aspiration of subcutaneous haematoma - (1-5)

    BMI Three Shires Hospital (1-5)

  • T2600

    Repair of recurrent incisional or ventral hernia not requiring mesh - (1-5)

  • T2400

    Repair of umbilical hernia (irrespective of age) - (1-5)

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