Professor Mark Whiteley

Consultant venous surgeon

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Professor Mark Whiteley (MS FRCS (Gen) FCPhleb) is a consultant venous surgeon, consultant phlebologist and founder of The Whiteley Clinic. He trained at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital in London and was a lecturer in surgery at Oxford University from 1995 to 1998. Mark was appointed consultant vascular surgeon in 1998. He performed the first endovenous ‘keyhole’ surgery for varicose veins in the UK in March 1999. Mark also performed the first microwave varicose veins ablation in Europe, in February 2019. As the founder of The Whiteley Clinic and The Whiteley Protocol®, his aim was to bring the very best treatments for varicose veins and vein problems, such as thread veins and leg ulcers, to the UK public. The Whiteley Protocol® is now adopted by all surgeons treating varicose veins within The Whiteley Clinic. Mark Whiteley and his team have been at the forefront of developments in this field over the last decade and have won international, national and regional prizes for their research into vein treatments. In addition to his strong background in medical research, Mark is committed to teaching and training, running regular courses for thread vein and varicose vein treatments at The College of Phlebology.

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