David is Medical Director of Veincentre. He trained in Medicine and Surgery at Leeds medical school qualifying in 1979. He specialised in the then new field of Interventional Radiology gaining experience in Sweden and London and qualifying DMRD and FRCR before moving to take up a consultant position at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire in 1989. He has developed one of the largest Interventional Radiology practices in the UK and undertaken over 3000 minimally invasive varicose vein procedures. David was one of the very first doctors in the UK to train in the EVLA technique learning from leading experts in the US. He has one of the largest personal experiences of this treatment in Europe. This experience has led to him regularly being invited to lecture on the subject at National and International medical conferences. He has written a chapter on the management of venous insufficiency in a major textbook of radiology and many articles in medical journals. He is a luminary teacher for Diomed Ltd. and Surgilas Ltd. training doctors from all over Europe in EVLA and associated procedures.