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Vascular Surgery

Surgeon in foreground while surgery takes place behind

The Cardiff Regional Vascular Unit provides diagnosis and treatment for arterial, venous and lymphatic diseases (circulation and fluid carrying systems). 

What We Offer

For Patients:  

  • Diagnosis and treatment of conditions caused by peripheral arterial insufficiency.
  • Risk factor modification and exercise programs.
  • Diagnosis and treatment of aneurismal disease.
  • Surgery for the prevention of stroke.
  • Endovascular treatments.
  • Varicose vein management.
  • Management of venous disorders.
  • Treatment of thoracic outlet syndrome.
  • Sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis / facial flushing.
  • Diagnosis and treatment of Raynaud’s phenomenon.
  • Diagnosis and treatment of lymphoedema.

For other departments:

  • In-hospital assessment of vascular conditions.
  • Treatment of vascular surgical emergencies.



Outpatient Clinics

Day Time and Frequency Type Location Lead
Mon 2pm Vascular Out-patients Clinic 4 UHW Mr R Whiston, Mr I Williams
Mon 2pm Nurse Led Claudication clinics Clinic 6 UHW  
Tue 2pm General and Vascular Barry Mr R Whiston
Wed 2pm General and Melanoma Clinic 5 UHW Miss S Hill
Thu   2pm Vascular Out-patients Clinic 5 UHW Mr J Harvey, Miss S Hill, Mr I Williams
Thu  2pm General and Vascular Barry Mr J Harvey
Thu    2pm Nurse Led Claudication clinics Clinic 5 UHW  


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