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Mr Arun Pherwani is Consultant Vascular Surgeon at the University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust, Stoke-on-Trent United Kingdom from May 2003.
He trained in Belfast, and Newcastle-upon-Tyne in Vascular Surgery and Surgery of Renal Failure & Transplantation.
He is the Clinical Lead for the Staffordshire and South Cheshire Vascular Network, Director of the AAA Screening Programme and the West Midlands representative on the National Clinical Reference Group (CRG) for Vascular Surgery.
He is Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England, Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Member of the Vascular Society of Great Britain & Ireland (VS) and Member of the Vascular Access Society of Great Britain and Ireland (VASGBI).
Areas of interest
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms – Open and Endovascular repair
Thoracic aortic aneurysms, dissections
Carotid Artery disease – Carotid Endarterectomy for Stroke Prevention
Carotid body tumours
Thoracic outlet Syndrome – Thoracic Outlet Decompression Surgery
Peripheral Vascular Disease – Investigation, Medical, Radiological and Surgical Management
Percutaneous Vascular Access –Hickman lines and Port
Vascular Access Surgery - Simple and Complex AV fistulae, complications of AV fistulae, lower limb fistuale
Paediatric Vascular access
Venous Surgery for Varicose Veins
Major vascular reconstruction in cancer surgery (IVC, kidney, GI, retroperitoneal malignancy )
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Vascular Surgeon
University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust
The Staffordshire & South Cheshire Vascular Network
Stoke-on-Trent ST4 6QG
His research was on thrombophilia and the genetic predisposition to thrombosis as a cause of graft loss in renal transplantation.
His current research interests are around reducing the mortality from AAA surgery with peri-operative pharmacological protection and AAA screening, outcomes of AV fistulae and complex fistulae & more recently autologous and allogenic stem cell therapy in critical limb ischaemia. He has also been an investigator in national trials.
He has published several papers and has lectured nationally and internationally and is recognised for providing training in Vascular Access.
He enjoys providing surgical vascular access for hemodialysis for particularly disadvantaged patients from under-privileged areas in Seychelles and the Indian subcontinent and training surgeons locally.
Outcomes (checked and approved by medical professional body)
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