Mr Bruce Braithwaite

General surgery


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Specialises in

  • Vascular surgery

About me

Mr Braithwaite is a specialist in treating patients vascular disease and with varicose veins.

He is available for Consultations and Treatment in London, Harley Street and Hospitals in the East Midlands.

Mr Braithwaite has been treating patients with varicose veins since 1992 and has been a Consultant Vascular Surgeon at the Nottingham University Hospital since 2000. He treats, on average, 40 people per month in both the NHS and independant Healthcare Sectors.

He is an Associate Professor in the department of Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Nottingham.

He provides a General Surgical Service to Ilkeston Community Hospital where he does daycase open hernia repair and removes skin lesions under local anaesthetic.

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He trained in Cambridge, London, Oxford and the USA. He was awarded Master of Surgery (Cambridge University), Master of Arts (Cambridge University), Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (Cambridge University), Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and Fellowship in General Surgery awarded by the English, Irish and Scottish Colleges of Surgery

Mr Braithwaite conducts research into Varicose vein treatments and has pioneered the use of keyhole techniques for treating veins. He has been invited to talk about his work in America, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal and the UK. He led a European Team that introduced the Olympus RFiTT keyhole technique.

He is a Council Member of the Venous forum of the Royal Society of Medicine. Medical Director for Trent and Lincoln Health. Director of Operations for Alliance Surgical plc and the secondary care consultant for North Derbyshire CCG

He is Former Vascular Advisor for the East Midlands. Former Board Member of the British Association of Sclerotherapists. Founder Member of the International Society for Vascular Surgery.

Areas of interest

Varicose veins, Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) Vascular surgery; Venous surgery.

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Procedures completed

  • L8680

    Bilateral varicose vein injection sclerotherapy - (5-50)

    Nottingham Woodthorpe Hospital (1-5)

  • L8541

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

    BMI The Park Hospital (1-5) Spire Nottingham Hospital (1-5)

  • L8540

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

  • L8582

    Operations for recurrent varicose veins without re-exploration of groin or popliteal fossa - bilateral - (1-5)

    BMI The Park Hospital (1-5)

  • L8750

    Local excision (multiple phlebectomy) of varicose vein(s) of leg - unilateral - (1-5)

    Spire Nottingham Hospital (1-5)

  • L8600

    Unilateral varicose vein injection sclerotherapy - (1-5)

    BMI The Park Hospital (1-5) Spire Nottingham Hospital (1-5)

  • L8621

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

    Nottingham Woodthorpe Hospital (1-5)

  • L7511

    Excision of arteriovenous malformation from peripheral vessel - (1-5)

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