Professor Bruce Braithwaite

Professor Bruce Braithwaite

MChir MA MB FRCS ( England) FRCS ( Intercollegiate)

Vascular Surgery

Recommended by  
1 specialist

33 years of experience
20 years as a specialist
Video consultation available

Overall Rating

Overall
4.96
Bedside Manner
4.98
Explanation
4.97

Top feedback

“Professor Braithwaite was very knowledgeable and reassuring and I trusted him instantly when I initially spoke to him over Skype. I would definitely recommend him. I have had lots of problems with veins and swelling and I went to him for a second opinion and I'm very glad I did. I have seen a few consultants about the issues I've had and now feel I have the answers I needed. He was very thorough and extremely patient, giving me time to ask questions and answering my questions in detail before and after a scan. He has a calm and kind manner and was very understanding and extremely professional. “
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Languages spoken

  • English
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Registered with

  • General Medical Council: 3389911
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    Consultation fees

    New appointment: £180

    Follow-up appointment: £90

    Practices worked at

    The Princess Grace Hospital

    42-52 Nottingham Place, London, United Kingdom, W1U 5NY
    583 reviews

    HCA UK at 30 Devonshire Street

    30 Devonshire Street, London, United Kingdom, W1G 6PU
    4 reviews

    About

    Prof Braithwaite is available, daily, for online consultations and can then arrange a face to face meeting, with you, at the time of any planned investigations, saving you time and inconvenience. Book an appointment at https://veincare.10to8.com

    Prof Braithwaite trained in Cambridge, London, Oxford and the USA. He has been a Consultant Vascular Surgeon since the summer of 2000. He has over 28 years experience in the treatment of varicose veins. His qualifications include Master of Surgery, Master of Arts, Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, and Fellowship in General Surgery.

    A pioneer of research into varicose vein treatment, Prof Braithwaite led the team that introduced the Olympus RFiTT keyhole technique. With roles in the field including Council Member of the Venous Forum of the Royal Society of Medicine; Clinical Lead for the Cardiac, Vascular and Respiratory Department at Circle Healthcare, Nottingham and Founder Member of the International Society for Vascular Surgery - you can be sure you’re in safe hands.

    Consultation costs may vary depending on Video Consultation and Locations - Please enquire.


    Diseases, Medical Tests and Treatments

    Varicose Vein Surgery 

    Endovenous Radiofrequency Ablation (Laser Varicose Vein Treatment)

    Foam Sclerotherapy

    Microsclerotherapy for Thread Veins

    Leg ulcer treatment

    Local Anaesthetic Vein Treatment

    Walk-in Walk-out vein treatment

    Deep Vein Surgery for post thrombotic syndrome

    Angioplasty

    Bypass surgery for blocked arteries

    Carotid Endarterectomy

    Pelvic Vein Embolisation

    Keyhole Endovascular Aneurysm Repair

    Post Thrombotic Syndrome

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    Medical procedures

    • Angioplasty
    • Bypass Surgery for Blocked Arteries
    • Carotid Endarterectomy
    • Carotid Surgery for Stroke Prevention
    • Diabetic Foot Care
    • Endoscopic Vein Surgery
    • Endovascular Stent Graft
    • Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA)
    • Endovenous Radiofrequency Ablation
    • Foam Sclerotherapy
    • Keyhole Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
    • Microsclerotherapy for Thread Veins
    • Pelvic Vein Embolization
    • Varicose Veins Surgery
    • Video Consultation
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    Special interests

    • Varicose Veins
    • Abdominal Aneurysm
    • Aortic Aneurysms
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aorto-iliac Disease
    • Arm Artery Disease
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Claudication
    • Leg Ulcers
    • Lymphoedema
    • Mesenteric Ischemia
    • Painful Legs
    • Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
    • Peripheral Aneurysm
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease
    • Swollen Legs
    • Thread Veins
    • Venous Insufficiency
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    Education

    Cambridge University

    Royal Free Hospital, University of London

    Education and Training

    Oxford University, Dept Anatomy.

    Oxford Hospitals - John Radcliffe, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Radcliffe Infirmary

    Gloucesterhire Royal Hospital

    University of California, Los Angeles

    Royal Bournemouth Hospital

    Nottingham University Hospital

    Straub Instititue, Honolulu.


    Memberships:

    Royal Society of Medicine ( Former Council Member of Venous Forum)

    Royal College of Surgeons of England

    Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland ( Former council Member)

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    Reviews

    4.97 Overall Patient Trust rating
    Overall Experience
    Explanation
    Bedside Manner
    Varicose Veins
    46/111
    Varicose veins surgery
    33/111
    Claudication
    7/111
    painful legs
    6/111
    Laser Varicose Vein Treatment (ELVA)
    5/111
    Vascular Surgery
    4/111
    Painful Legs
    3/111
    Peripheral Arterial Disease
    3/111
    foam sclerotherapy
    3/111
    leg ulcers
    3/111
    swollen legs
    3/111
    Lymphoedema
    2/111
    Sclerotherapy
    2/111
    Swollen Legs
    2/111
    Thread Veins
    2/111
    Angioedema (Swelling)
    1/111
    Angioplasty
    1/111
    Aortic aneurysms
    1/111
    Calcification of arteries
    1/111
    Cardiovascular disease
    1/111
    Carotid Artery Disease
    1/111
    Cysts
    1/111
    Deep Vein Thrombosis (Blood Clot)
    1/111
    Foam Sclerotherapy
    1/111
    Haemotoma
    1/111
    Hernia
    1/111
    Inguinal Hernia
    1/111
    Lymphedema
    1/111
    Microsclerotherapy for thread veins
    1/111
    Oedema (Swelling)
    1/111
    Sclerotherapy (treat prominent blood vessels)
    1/111
    Septoma
    1/111
    Varicose Veins Surgery
    1/111
    Vascular scan on carotid arteries
    1/111
    Venous Insufficiency
    1/111
    Video Consultation
    1/111
    havs
    1/111
    leg ulcers, swollen legs
    1/111
    mechanical debridement
    1/111
    tread veins
    1/111
    varicose vein and microsclerotherapy treatment
    1/111
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Varicose Veins Thread Veins Oedema (Swelling)
    Professor Braithwaite was very knowledgeable and reassuring and I trusted him instantly when I initially spoke to him over Skype. I would definitely recommend him. I have had lots of problems with veins and swelling and I went to him for a second opinion and I'm very glad I did. I have seen a few consultants about the issues I've had and now feel I have the answers I needed. He was very thorough and extremely patient, giving me time to ask questions and answering my questions in detail before and after a scan. He has a calm and kind manner and was very understanding and extremely professional.
    Read more
    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Varicose Veins
    Excellent and informative, Mr. Braithwaite listened attentively prior to treatment
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Sclerotherapy
    I was very happy with the treatment I received from Mr. Braithwaite. He explained everything very clearly during my initial consultation. During my procedure, I didn’t feel rushed, and my questions and concerns were answered to my satisfaction. The whole process was on time, efficient and comfortable. Mr. Braithwaite’s nurse was also very pleasant and proficient, and instrumental in making sure the appointment proceeded according to plan.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Varicose Veins Sclerotherapy
    Absolutely amazing
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    Overall
    (4/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Claudication
    Excellent
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Varicose Veins
    Professor Braithwaite is experienced, skilled and just gets on with the treatment (rather than chatting for half the appointment like some doctors do). Thanks!
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Lymphoedema Painful Legs Swollen Legs
    Very knowledgeable, good bedside manner. Listens to he’s patients and doesn’t have a normal arrogance that come with the territory of surgeons. He explains things well. And after years of being ill he has finally put a diagnosis too it, and feel more happy and at ease that I wasn’t just imagining things. Very professional and makes you feel at ease over the examination. Would highly recommend.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Varicose Veins
    Mr Braithwaite is both personable and professional. I would definitely recommend him.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Peripheral Arterial Disease
    Excellent.
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    Overall
    (5/5)
    Explanation
    (5/5)
    Bedside Manner
    (5/5)
    Patient seen for:
    Lymphoedema Painful Legs Swollen Legs
    Very knowledgeable dr and clearly has many years of experience, very explanatory aswell. For the first time in years and years I may get to the bottom of things with him.
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    Other Reviews

    Peer recommendations

    Recommended by 1 doctor for:
    1

    Vascular Surgery

    Mr Said Abisi
    Mr Said Abisi
    General Surgery

    03-03-2021

    For specialty: Vascular Surgery
    For procedures: Bypass Surgery for Blocked Arteries, Foam Sclerotherapy, Endovenous Radiofrequency Ablation, Varicose Veins Surgery, Carotid Endarterectomy, Endovascular Stent Graft
    Connection: Is a colleague

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