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Mr Bjorn Telgenkamp

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Veincentre Brighton

NHS Base: University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust

GMC No: 7364564

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Mr Bjorn Telgenkamp is a Consultant in Vascular Surgery at University Hospitals Sussex. His passion lies in Vascular and Endovascular lower limb revascularisations, specifically for diabetes patients and Aortic aneurysm repair (EVAR). He leads the Diabetic Foot Services in Sussex.

Bjorn trained in minimally invasive varicose vein treatments with Prof. Stephen Black, from Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospital in London, focusing on on radiofrequency ablation, laser treatments and sclerotherapy treatments. Over the last 6 years, he has developed his practice, including a major interest in arterial and venous endovascular interventions (arterial and venous stenting).

He is currently the Clinical Lead for Diabetic Foot Disease in the Sussex Integrated Care Service. He is a reviewer for the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. He thoroughly enjoys these roles and uses them to push forward Surgical & Endovascular care in the region for the benefit of patients.

His training has been thorough and planned, in high volume units in Europe, including Maastricht University Medical Centre, Netherlands, with Prof. Jacobs, in Nurnberg Medical Centre, Germany, with Prof. Verhoeven, St. Mary’s Hospital, London, with Prof. Gibbs & Mr. Jenkins and St. Thomas’ Hospital, London, with Miss Bell.

Bjorn is fully trained in all aspects of both vascular and endovascular treatments and works as a consultant in both.

Bjorn’s other great interest is in medical education. He has won a couple of educational prizes in the Netherlands and continues to teach young Vascular Surgeons in training at University Hospitals Sussex and Medical Students at Brighton & Sussex Medical School.

Over the last 4 years, Bjorn is a volunteer for the Crew Club, youth club in Brighton and has provided Medical Care for the England Boxing Association.

Outside of work Bjorn enjoys spending time with his wife and two young girls.


Professional Summary
Current Post Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Hospital University Hospitals Sussex
GMC Number 7364564
Qualifications MD
Specialities Vascular surgery
First Year of Qualification 2015
Languages Spoken English, Dutch, German
Registered with Health Insurers Not registered
Member of Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England
Fellow of European College of Vascular Surgeons
Fellow of Dutch Society of Vascular Surgery
Other professional interests • Aortic Aneurysm surgery and AAA Screening
• Peripheral Vascular Disease – Investigation, Medical, Radiological and Surgical Management
• Carotid Artery Disease – Carotid EndArterectomy
• Diabetic Foot Disease – Diagnosis, Management and Vascular Treatments

Mr Telgenkamp’s Veincentre Clinic Sessions

Veincentre Brighton
Wednesday: 9.00 – 16.30
Thursday: 8:30 – 16.30

Mr Telgenkamp works at Veincentre Brighton on a Wednesday and a Thursday. If you book an initial consultation with Mr Telgenkamp, all your future appointments will be with Mr Telgenkamp throughout your treatment journey. As such, it is important to note that if you opt to go ahead with treatment this will be undertaken with Mr Telgenkamp on a Wednesday or a Thursday (as will all future follow-up appointments).

Occasionally Mr Telgenkamp 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 Wednesday or Thursday even if a previous appointment was on a different day. If you are unable to attend one of Mr Telgenkamp’s dates and hence wish to switch consultants, you will need to attend and pay for a new consultation with another consultant prior to any treatment being undertaken. Please take care when choosing which consultant/ date to book.

Please note that due to holidays Mr Telgenkamp may not be available every Wednesday or Thursday.

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