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Last updated: 26 May 2020
- Vascular surgery
Mr Marcus Brooks is Consultant Vascular Surgeon at North Bristol NHS Trust. He is an elected council member of the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland and member of the NHS England Vascular Clinical Reference Group (CRG).
He has been Clinical Lead for the Bristol Bath Weston Vascular Network (2014-2017) and Clinical Director of the Bristol Bath Weston Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme (2010 -2014).
Marcus has extensive experience in the management of arterial and venous problems using minimally invasive techniques.
He studied medicine at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, graduating from Cambridge University School of Medicine in 1993 (Prize for Surgery). Following posts in Cambridge, Leeds and Oxford he was appointed to the St Mary's Hospital, London, Basic Surgical Training program. In 1998, he joined Professor Nicholas Cheshire and Professor Ara Darzi at Imperial College for two years of clinical research studying organ dysfunction following complex aortic surgery. This research resulted in the award of a Medical Doctorate (Univ. of London).
In 2000 he was appointed a Specialist Registrar on the West London Higher Surgical Training Program; spending three years in General Surgery before specialising in Vascular Surgery at St Mary's, Charing Cross and St George's Hospitals. He was awarded the highest mark in the Royal College of Surgeons of England Clinical Surgery in General Examination (2005). In 2006 the award of Peter Clifford and Moynihan Travelling Fellowships enabled him to spend time training in Sweden and Australia.
In September 2007 he took up a post as Consultant Vascular Surgeon at University Hospitals Bristol. In 2014, he led the reorganisation of regional vascular services and the development of the new Arterial Centre at North Bristol Trust. This new unit is one of the largest vascular units in England.
Marcus is a member of ASGBI, VSGBI, ESVS and AIVS.
Areas of interest
Endovascular surgery including endovascular AAA repair (EVAR/TEVAR/Complex EVAR); Management of peripheral arterial disease; Management of thoracic aortic disease including aneurysm and dissection.
- Kim Russell
- Veincentre Ltd Unit 6 Lyme Vale Court Parklands STOKE-ON-TRENT ST4 6NW
- 01782 753960
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Vascular Surgeon North Bristol Trust
Abdominal aortic aneurysms including screening. Endovascular repair of aortic aneurysms and dissection.
Pre-operative predictors of surgical outcomes.
Cycling, running and triathlon.
Lewin Prize (Highest mark in Bachelor of Surgery Final Examination), University of Cambridge), 1993.
Medical Doctorate (MD) University of London, 2004.
Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland Prize (Highest mark Intercollegiate Speciality Examination in General Surgery), 2005.
Moynihan Travelling Fellowship (Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland), 2006.
Runner up Inspirational Leader Award University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, 2014.
Darwood RJ, Brooks MJ. The impact of decreasing abdominal aortic aneurysm prevalence on a local aneurysm screening programme. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2012 Jul;44(1):45-50.
Lee A H Y, Busby J, Brooks MJ and Hollingworth W. Uptake of carotid artery stenting in England and subsequent vascular admissions: An appropriate response to emerging evidence. European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 2013, 46(3): 282-289.
Khavandi A, Bentham J, Marlais M, Martin R P, Morgan G J, Parry A J, Brooks M J, Manghat N E, Hamilton M C K, McPherson S, Thomson and Turner MS. Transcatheter and endovascular stent graft management of coarctation related pseudoaneurysms. Heart 2013; 99(17): 1275-81.
Laurence IJ, Brooks MJ, Corrigan A and Murphy P. The use of gallium SPECT CT in vascular disease. Poster presentation British Society of Nuclear Medicine, Harrogate, May 2012. – 3rd Prize
Courses offered to GPs
Vascular Surgery, Venous disease management.
- MD University of London 2004
- MA MB BChir University of Cambridge 1993
- Vascular and Endovascular Fellowship Gold Coast Hospital, QLD, Australia. 2007
Reference number 4066590
Professional bodies (positions held - last 3 yrs)
- Clinical Director Bristol, Bath and Weston AAA Screening Programme 2011
- Clinical Lead Bristol Bath Weston Vascular Network North Bristol NHS Trust 2014
Details of entry to specialist register
- General Surgery, 2005
Affiliations / memberships
Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland; Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland; European Society of Vascular Surgery; Association of International Vascular Surgeons
- Spire Bristol Hospital, BS6 6UT
- 17:30 - 20:00
- 0117 980 4042
- Veincentre Bristol, BS8 1HP
- 09:00 - 17:30
- 01782 753960
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.
In the event of an urgent query following treatment, Bupa members should use the following contact details
Mr Marcus Brooks
Mr William Neary (if I am away)