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Vein Surgery and General Surgery

Vein Surgery and General Surgery

Varicose veins (including laser), hernia repair, hyperhidrosis (surgery for excessive sweating), vascular surgery, and gall bladder removal.

Our expert - Mr Syed Tahir Hussain Consultant general and vascular surgeon

Syed Tahir Hussain is a consultant in vascular surgery at Northwick Park Hospital in Harrow where he was appointed in 2000.

He performs all aspects of vascular surgery including:

  • Arterial and venous disease
  • Laser vein and thermal vein ablation under local anaesthetic for varicose veins.
  • Injection sclerotherapy for thread veins
  • Arterial disease including aortic aneurysm , peripheral vascular disease and carotid disease for the prevention of stroke.
He has been a consultant for 15 years and has established a large major vascular unit at Northwick Park Hospital. He is Head of the Department and Lead in Vascular Surgery. He has been a tutor at the Royal College of Surgeons for the past ten years where he organises courses for junior doctors who are aiming to be the surgeons of the future.

Mr Hussain Graduated from the University of London (St. George's Hospital) and undertook his surgical training at a number of centres including St. Bartholomew's Hospital, London, Norfolk & Norwich Hospital, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield and undertook his higher training at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford. He holds MB BS, FRCS, FRCS (Engl), MS (London)

To contact Mr S. Tahir Hussain please call his secretary Marilyn Raphael on 020 8905 2412 or email Marilynraphael@onetel.com

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