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Varicose veins are a common problem, affecting up to 1 in 3 adults in their lifetime. They are usually a sign of an underlying venous insufficiency.
Thread veins can appear anywhere on the body but are mostly evidenced on the legs and face. They are more common than varicose veins, affecting up to 80% of adults.
Leg ulcers appear as broken skin in the lower leg or feet. We have been successfully treating venous leg ulcers for over 20 years.
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We just do veins and are the most experienced clinic in Europe. We strive to provide patients with the best possible service in a friendly environment.
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Veincentre Leeds & Veincentre Newcastle-upon-Tyne & Veincentre Nottingham & Veincentre Brighton & Veincentre Sheffield
GMC No: 6077795
NHS Base: Sheffield Vascular Institute
Mark Regi is a Consultant Vascular Interventional Radiologist. This is a medical doctor who specialises in minimally invasive image-guided surgery.
He specialises in all procedures to treat varicose veins.
In his previous life as an NHS consultant, he led Vascular Intervention within Trauma and complex aneurysm repair (EVAR) in Sheffield.
Mark trained in minimally invasive varicose vein treatments with Dr David West in 2014 and opened the Nottingham Veincentre clinic in the same year. He has now performed over 3000 laser treatments and many more sclerotherapy treatments. He has been performing embolisation of pelvic veins to treat varicose veins for over a decade. He is invited faculty at the Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe (CIRSE) where he teaches European medical colleagues to perform varicose vein treatments. All of the interventions that he performs are within an artery or a vein and under imaging guidance.
He was previously the Network clinical lead for the South Yorkshire Major Trauma Network and IR trauma lead for Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. He is also an associate editor for the trauma journal. He thoroughly enjoyed these roles and uses them to push forward Trauma care and interventional radiology care in the region for the benefit of patients.
His training has been thorough and planned, in high volume units with UK experts and leaders in fields. He initially chose a Basic Surgical Rotation to give him a good basis in surgical technique and practice. He gained a massive experience in Trauma by working in Emergency Medicine before and during his Radiology training. He was proud to be advanced life support (ALS) and advanced trauma life support (ATLS) instructor. Mark’s Radiology training was totally focused on Interventional Radiology, gaining the maximum experience possible in a number of excellent units in the South West region. He completed an IR clinical attachment for 6 months before becoming the Endovascular Fellow at the Sheffield Vascular Institute for 2 years. Mark is fully trained in all aspects of both vascular and non-vascular IR and has worked as a Consultant in both.
Mark’s other great interest is in medical education. He was a peer tutor throughout the medical school; completing a number of postgraduate teaching courses and teaching at the University of Sheffield regularly. He has a Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Education from Cardiff University and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer at Bristol University and the University of Sheffield.
Over the last 10 years, Mark has volunteered for the charity Festival Medical Services and has provided emergency care and co-ordinated the Imaging services at the Glastonbury and Reading music festivals.
Mark’s career as a Vascular Interventional Radiologist allows him to combine hands-on clinical practice with his interest in medical education. He is passionate about driving forward developments in vascular interventional radiology to benefit patients.
Outside of work, Mark enjoys spending time with family, walking his dogs and cycling in the Peak District.
If you book an initial consultation with Dr Regi, all your future appointments will be with Dr Regi on one of the above days. It is really useful to note that the day of the week Dr Regi works at Veincentre varies week by week. All appointments are subject to availability and he doesn’t run clinics on all days every week.
Occasionally Dr Regi may open up a list on another day, especially during our busy periods, however, we cannot guarantee appointment dates on every weekday even if a previous appointment was on a different weekday.
If you are unable to attend one of Dr Regi’s dates and hence wish to switch consultants, you will need to attend and pay for a new consultation with the other consultant prior to any treatment being undertaken. Please take care when choosing which consultant/date to book.
Please note that due to holidays Dr Regi may not be available every week.
Dr Mark Regi does not hold a share or financial interest in Veincentre Ltd.
Dr Mark Regi does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at Veincentre Ltd.
Dr Mark Regi is our Training and Education Lead and part of the MAC (Medical Advisory Committee) which is a paid role at Veincentre Ltd.