Mr Prakash Saha is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon based in South London. He takes pride in providing the best possible results for his patients by using the most appropriate surgical methods based on clinical evidence and patient satisfaction. He has an interest in deep venous reconstruction and complex venous surgery for patients affected by post-thrombotic syndrome, leg ulceration, compression syndromes such as May-Thurner's and recurrent varicose veins. In addition, he helps patients with problems that affect the blood flow to their legs and those who have potentially life-threatening aortic aneurysms. He carries out both endovascular and open aortic repair and has some of the best outcomes in the country.
Mr Saha studied medicine at the United Medical & Dental Schools at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals before completing his higher surgical training in London and the South East. During this time, he was awarded the prestigious NIHR Clinical Lectureship in Vascular Surgery at St. Thomas’ Hospital, giving him comprehensive training in open and endovascular techniques for treating arterial and venous disease. Prakash completed his aortic surgery training at the St. George’s Vascular Institute before carrying out a specialist fellowship at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney.
Mr Saha regularly lectures and runs workshops across the globe on the latest surgical techniques to treat vascular disease. He has also been awarded a number of research grants from the Royal College of Surgeons, the Circulation Foundation, the Wellcome Trust, the Academy of Medical Sciences, and the British Heart Foundation, which has led to over 80 publications and the development of innovative technologies to help treat patients. For this work, Prakash has received a number of prizes, including the Venous Forum prize from the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland, an International Young Investigator Award, and an Early Career Investigator Award from the American Heart Association.
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