Vascular and endovascular surgery

What we do

We investigate and treat:

  • Aortic disease - aneurysms (any site); acute and chronic dissections: We have extensive experience of multidisciplinary open and endovascular treatment of all types of aortic aneurysm disease, including international collaboration.
  • Carotid disease, symptomatic carotid stenosis, carotid aneurysm, carotid body tumours: We are one of London’s leading carotid centres and work with our internationally renowned Neurology unit.
  • Peripheral vascular disease - intermittent claudication, diabetic foot disease, peripheral aneurysms: We are national and international leaders in diabetic foot management.
  • Venous disease - varicose veins, deep venous disease.
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Carotid body tumours
  • Leg ulcers.

In addition we:

  • support King’s large renal and dialysis service, including providing access for haemodialysis, and are one of the most experienced centres in the UK for simple, complex and revision surgery for vascular access
  • provide an emergency haemostasis and reconstructive service for King's Major Trauma Unit.

Location

Second floor, Bessemer Wing, King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, SE5 9RS

Contact Details

  • Main Reception: +44 (0)20 3299 5559
  • Vascular on-call: +44 (0)20 3299 7595
  • Vascular Referrals by email: kch-tr.VascularSurgeryReferrals@nhs.net
  • Vascular Services (PRUH/BB): +44 (0)1689 863914
  • Vascular Specialist Nurse: +44 (0)20 3299 7596
  • Vascular Specialist Nurse: +44 (0)20 3299 7047

Conditions we treat

  • Aortic disease: aneurysms (any site), acute and chronic dissections
  • Carotid disease: symptomatic carotid stenosis, carotid aneurysm, carotid body tumours
  • Peripheral vascular disease: intermittent claudication, diabetic foot disease, peripheral aneurysms
  • Venous disease: varicose veins, deep venous disease
  • Provision of access for haemodialysis
  • Miscellaneous: thoracic outlet syndrome, hyperhidrosis, carotid body tumours, leg ulcers
  • Trauma: haemostasis and reconstruction.

What is required before referring a patient

For all patients likely to require contrast-enhanced investigation: eGFR.

Confirmation that referral is within current CCG guidelines.

Booking a patient at King's

GPs should refer via NHS e-referral (e-RS) wherever possible.

Other ways to refer

Routine Referrals

Other healthcare professionals can email routine referrals to kch-tr.VascularSurgeryReferrals@nhs.net

Emergency Referrals

GPs should make urgent referrals via NHS e-Referral. State on the referral that it is urgent.

In emergencies, referrers can calll the Vascular Hotline, tel: 07973 456741

Key Clinical Staff

Name Job Title
Miss Sarah Franks Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Mr Raghvinder Gambhir Consultant
Miss Indira Maharaj Vascular Nurse Specialist
Mr Hiren Mistry Locum Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Mr Hisham Rashid Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Honorary Senior Lecturer
Mr Hani Slim consultant
Mr Domenico Valenti Consultant Vascular Surgeon and Hon Sen Lecturer