Vascular and Endovascular surgery
Please click on the links below for information on our Vascular and Endovascular surgery:
The Vascular and Endovascular surgery department specialises in treating diseases affecting blood circulation to the legs and other organs in the body, excluding the heart, lungs and brain. We also deal with varicose veins and aneurysms (dilation of the arteries, especially the aorta).
We provide diagnosis and treatment for conditions such as:
- Carotid artery disease
- Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
- Leg ulcers
- Vascular malformations
- Varicose veins (radio frequency ablation, foam sclerotherapy, stripping operation)
- Peripheral vascular disease
- Abdominal aortic aneurysm
- Thoracic outlet syndrome
- Day case - all three of our hospital sites.
- Short stay surgery - Pinderfields and Pontefract Hospitals.
- Inpatient surgery - Pinderfields: Ward 33 (including emergency and interventional radiology).
- Leg ulcer clinics are held at all three of our hospital sites.
We provide an emergency service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The emergency Vascular service is based at Pinderfields Hospital.
- Dewsbury and District Hospital - clinics are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays
- Pinderfields Hospital - clinics are held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
- Pontefract Hospital - clinics are held on Fridays.
Sathish Bhasker, Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Secretary: 01924 512057
Paul Curley, Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Secretary: 01924 542274
Jon Hossain, Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Secretary: 01924 542381
Craig Irvine, Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Secretary: 01924 542382
Information on Vascular surgery and the different operative procedures can be found at the following website:
Circulation Foundation: www.circulationfoundation.org.uk
Our leg ulcer clinics are run by two Vascular Nurse Specialists (Leanne Cook and Kate Shirlow), who also provide advice and support to our local District Nurses. They are available to speak to through the hospital switchboard:
Tel: 01924 541000
Our Vascular Nurse Specialists also visit patients in their homes if requested by District Nurses or GPs.