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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.
Upfront and fixed prices. Find out exactly what you’ll pay before attending. Medical Insurance should fund varicose vein treatment.
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.
GMC No: 6147652
NHS Base: Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Ramnarine is currently an Interventional Radiology consultant offering arterial and venous image-guided surgery as part of a designated Vascular Centre service, who also offers Interventional services supporting large dialysis and Urology units. Raymond continues to expand the services offered including complex liver and cancer treatments. This role also encompasses emergency image-guided surgical procedures required to support a busy acute hospital as well as elective referrals including drainages, visceral organ/tumour biopsies and complex vascular access.
Raymond has a subspecialty interest in renal, prostate, vascular (arterial and venous) and hepatobiliary imaging including relevant MRI and MRA interpretation.
Ray is a Lead Clinician on the delivery of uterine artery embolization, radiologically inserted gastrostomy feeding tubes and contrast-enhanced ultrasound. Further lead role on new service set-up such as tumour ablation and mechanical thrombectomy for occlusive venous disease, including endovascular vein reconstruction. He instigated local IR Consultant led clinics for consent, review and patient consultation.
Raymond acts as Principle Investigator for a national research project- PAVE (Paclitaxel assisted balloon angioplasty of venous stenosis in haemodialysis access) trial. This is coupled with continued research interests particularly in contrast-enhanced ultrasound as well as sitting on a national consensus board drawing up guidelines for the maintenance of arteriovenous fistula dialysis access.
In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his young children, keeping active and finding new challenges- Dr Ray has recently learned how to ski!
Dr Ramnarine has committed to working at Veincentre Bristol on a Tuesday. If you book an initial consultation with Dr Ramnarine in Bristol, all your future appointments will be with Dr Ramnarine in Bristol. As such, it is important to note that if you opt to go ahead with treatment this will be undertaken with Dr Ramnarine on a Tuesday (as will all future follow-up appointments).
Occasionally Dr Ramnarine may open up a list on another day, especially during our busy periods, however, we cannot guarantee appointment dates on any other day than a Tuesday even if a previous appointment was on a different day. If you are unable to attend one of Dr Ramnarine’s dates and hence wish to switch consultants, you will need to attend and pay for a new consultation with the other consultant before any treatment being undertaken. Please take care when choosing which consultant/ date to book.
Please note that due to holidays Dr Ramnarine may not be available every Tuesday.
“Veincentre is a close-knit community of like-minded clinicians dedicated to offering a comprehensive treatment of varicose vein disease. I have found it a vibrant place to work with a brilliant team ethos- at the centre of it all is the person seeking our advice and treatment.”
Dr Raymond Ramnarine does not hold a share or financial interest in Veincentre Ltd.
Dr Raymond Ramnarine does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at Veincentre Ltd.
Dr Raymond Ramnarine does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at Veincentre Ltd.