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Mr Rahi is full time consultant vascular and endovascular surgeon in Lancashire Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust. He completed his surgical training (CCST) in Cardiff in 2000. He carried out research at St. Mary's Hospital London and was awarded Masters in vascular science degree with Distinction by Imperial college London in 1999. Mr Rahi did a vascular fellowship at Baylor college of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA in 1998.
Mr Rahi has special interest in innovative and most modern techniques in varicose vein surgery including EVLT, Clarivein, Radiofrequency, Venaseal. He regularly perform Eversion carotid endarterectomy under LA, EVAR and insitu vein bypass graft surgery.
He delivers very high quality treatment to his patients which is reflected in outstanding outcomes. Public reporting of National Vascular Database dated 28th of August 2015 has shown excellent results of 0% mortality of carotid surgery and abdominal aortic surgery.
He is regularly involved in teaching and examination of Manchester Medical School students.
Mr Rahi's Royal College of Surgeons of England activities are in the domain of teaching, training and assessments in the role of College Tutor, Member court of Examiner, College Assessor, Faculty Tutor for surgical courses and FRCS Examiner. He is principal investigator for BASIL-2 ( leg bypasses vs angioplasty/stent ) multicentre research trial & investigator of ACST-2 trial( carotid surgery vs stenting )
Areas of interest
Clarivein, Venaseal, EVLT, Radiofrequency, Endovenous chemical ablation, Injection sclerotherapy, Cosmetic varicose vein surgery, Minimally invasive varicose vein procedures, EVAR, Carotid surgery, Laparoscopic surgery.
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- Fulwood Hall Hospital Midgery Lane Fulwood PRESTON PR2 9SZ
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Anaesthetists worked with (Bupa members, please ask your consultant whether your anaesthetist is fee-assured)
Current NHS consultant posts held
Lancashire Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust, Royal Preston Hospital, Preston
Single visit Endovenous Laser Treatment of varicose veins
Walk in Walk out Clarivein Non-thermal ablation of varicose veins
Office based Vena-Seal varicose vein treatment
Eversion Carotid endarterectomy under LA
Tourism, jogging and time with family
Multiple Clinical Excellence Awards as full time consultant vascular and endovascular surgeon in the last 15 years
1- annals of The Royal College of Surgeons of England. May 2014. Single visit EVLT and tributary procedures for symptomatic great saphenous varicose veins.
2- Foundation Years Journal. Nov 2013. Carotid Endarterectomy under Local Anaesthesia.
3- Clinical Audit Journal. Dec 2012. Outpatient consent practice for varicose vein surgery
4- European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. Dec 2012. Percutaneous catheter directed thrombolysis for treatment of complete body and bilateral limb endovascular aortic graft occlusion.
5- Book chapters- Vascular Disease- A Handbook for Nurses. July 2005
Courses offered to GPs
1- Courses for Higher Surgical Trainees, 6 monthly
2- Courses for Core Surgical Trainees, 6 monthly
3- Surgical talks monthly
4- GP seminars yearly
5- Articles for GP on regular basis
6- Free consultation Evenings for patients, monthly
National Vascular Database and public reporting of consultant vascular surgeons dated 28th of August 2015 has confirmed:
0% mortality for Abdominal aortic aneurysm
0% mortality of Carotid endarterectomy
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons of England 2007
- FRCS Intercollegiate Intercollegiate Speciality Board, Edinburgh 2000
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland 1992
- MSc in Vascular Science Imperial College London 1999
- Diploma of Imperial College University of London 1998
- MBBS King Edward Medical College 1985
- Vascular Fellowship Baylor College of Medicine, Texas, USA 2000
Details of entry to specialist register
- CCST, 2000
Affiliations / memberships
1- Royal College of Surgeons of England
2- Vascular Society of GB and Ireland
3- Association of Surgeons of GB and Ireland
4- European Society of Vascular and Endovascular surgery
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