Mr Braithwaite


Mr Bruce Braithwaite MChir FRCS

Mr Braithwaite is a specialist in treating patients with varicose veins. He has been treating patients with varicose veins since 1992 and has been a Consultant Vascular Surgeon at the Nottingham University Hospital since 2000. He treats, on average, 40 people per month in both the NHS and independant Healthcare Sectors.

He trained in Cambridge, London, Oxford and the USA. He was awarded Master of Surgery (Cambridge University), Master of Arts (Cambridge University), Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (Cambridge University), Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, and Fellowship in General Surgery awarded by the English, Irish and Scottish Colleges of Surgery

Mr Braithwaite conducts research into Varicose vein treatments and has pioneered the use of keyhole techniques for treating veins. He has been invited to talk about his work in America, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal and the UK. He led a European Team that introduced the Olympus RFiTT keyhole technique.

He is a Council Member of the Venous forum of the Royal Society of Medicine. Medical Director for Trent and Lincoln Health. Director of Clinical Services for Alliance Surgical plc and Chair of the Clinical Governance Committee at Circle Healthcare, Nottingham. He is Former Vascular Advisor for the East Midlands. Former Board Member of the British Association of Sclerotherapists. Founder Member of the International Society for Vascular Surgery.