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Vascular Surgery

The Department of Vascular Surgery offers the full range of vascular and endovascular services for all arterial and venous conditions. There is also a vascular laboratory which provides non-invasive vascular measurement services including: Ankle Brachial Index (ABI) test, toe pressure, TcPO2 and duplex scanning.

The department is the regional referral centre for the South-East of Dublin and the counties of Wicklow, Wexford, Carlow and Kilkenny.


  • Carotid artery disease
  • Aneurysmal disease (including endovascular treatment)
  • Acute, chronic and critical ischaemia of the leg (open and endovascular)
  • Diabetic foot disease
  • Varicose veins (managed by surgery, endoluminal thermal and mechano-chemical ablation – including laser/radiofrequency and ‘Clarivein™’)
  • Venous ulcer disease
  • Deep vein occlusion/incompetence
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Raynaud’s disease
  • Renal access
  • Arteriovenous malformations
  • Lymphoedema


The team also includes two specialist registrars, two registrars and two interns, as well as two vascular physiologists who perform non-invasive measurement in the vascular laboratory.

A vascular clinical nurse specialist oversees the follow-up of patients with vascular conditions as well as counselling of patients, both before and after operations.


Other useful contact details


Referral information

We accept consultant and GP referrals to our outpatient department and to the Emergency Department out of hours.

Useful links for patients

The following are links to good quality information on some of the conditions we treat.  As they are not produced or maintained by this department we cannot be responsible for the information they contain.


tel:      (01) 221 3709
fax:     (01) 221 3331


1st Floor

Clinical Services Building

St. Vincent’s University Hospital

Elm Park

Dublin 4

Opening Hours

Mon to Fri:  08.30 – 17.00