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Mr Waleed Edrees

Name
Mr Waleed Edrees
Job title
Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Qualifications
MBBCh
MSc
FRCSEd
MD
FRCSEd (Gen.Surg)
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Specialist in vascular and endovascular surgery with a special interest in carotid surgery for stroke prevention and minimally invasive varicose vein surgery including laser and VNUS closure. Private varicose veins surgery and treatment in Medway, Maidstone, Tunbridge Wells and Dartford. Mr Waleed Edrees, MBBCh, MSc, FRCSEd, MD, FRCSEd (Gen.Surg), is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon at the Medway NHS Foundation Trust in Kent. He qualified at Cairo University and undertook basic surgical training at Cairo and in the Gulf before coming to the UK in 1995. Mr Edrees received higher surgical training at Belfast and Manchester, during which he spent two years engaged on vascular research and was awarded an MD by the Queen’s University of Belfast in 2001. He has practised as a consultant vascular surgeon since April 2006. Mr Edrees has a one-stop specialised vascular clinic at Gravesham Community Hospital. He provides private treatment at the Spire Tunbridge Wells, Spire Alexandra, the Somerfield and Fawkham Manor Hospitals. He is a specialist in carotid surgery for stroke prevention and endovascular surgery, especially minimally invasive varicose vein surgery such as laser and VUNS Closure.
Clinical interests
Mr Edrees has a broad range of clinical interests, including: • Varicose vein treatment including minimally invasive VNUS Closure (radiofrequency) & laser treatment, conventional surgery and microsclerotherapy for thread veins • Carotid endarterectomy (for TIA/ Stroke/ Amaurosis fugax and asymptomatic disease in selected patients) for stroke prevention • Abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery including conventional open repair and endovascular aneurysm repair (EVAR) • Peripheral vascular disease especially in diabetics • Lower and upper limb arterial reconstructions • Endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy for hyperhiderosis (sweaty hands/armpits) or facial blushing • Botox injection for axillary hyperhiderosis
Professional memberships
• The Vascular Society
• The Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
• The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
• British Medical Association
WHERE I WORK
NHS Hospital
Medway Maritime Hospital
Private hospital/Private clinic
Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital
Address
Fordcombe Road
Fordcombe
City/Town
Tunbridge Wells
County
Kent
Postcode
TN3 0RD
Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital Fordcombe Road
Fordcombe Road Fordcombe
Tunbridge Wells
TN3 0RD
United Kingdom
Private practice tel:
01622 620916
Call for appointments:
01622 620916
Fax:
01622 620921