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Mr David Lewis

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Veincentre Cardiff

NHS Base: Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

GMC No: 3489660

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David Lewis is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon with the South East Wales Vascular Network. His previous experience as a Consultant Vascular Surgeon was at The Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (2011-2016) and as A/Professor and Consultant Vascular Surgeon at the University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine, New Zealand (2004-2011). 


David has in excess of 25 years of experience caring for and treating patients with varicose veins. He is fully credentialed in both open and endovascular procedures and submits all his operative data to The National Vascular Registry. He has appeared on the BBC One Show, has featured in The Daily Mail and The Telegraph and has been interviewed on National Radio.


David has taught many colleagues to perform Endothermal Ablation of Varicose Veins (Endovenous Laser & Radiofrequency Ablation) and Ultrasound Guided Injection Foam Sclerotherapy (UGS). He has performed many hundreds of varicose vein procedures.


In New Zealand David developed a keen interest in Quality Improvement and Quality Assurance serving on the Clinical Board and the Credentialing Committee of The Canterbury District Health Board.


David has a strong track record in vascular surgical education and training and is an accredited trainer with the GMC. He has been a course convenor and faculty member on many vascular surgical training courses in the UK, Europe and Australasia. He sat on The Advisory Board of The Academy of Surgical Educators at The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, was the QA Lead for the Vascular Speciality Advisory Committee to The Joint Committee on Surgical Training and sits on The Academy of the European Society for Vascular Surgery.


David’s primary medical degree and Doctorate were awarded by The University of Bristol. He completed his specialist training in the Southwest of England and spent a fellowship year at The Royal Northshore Hospital in Sydney. David is a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England, a Fellow of The European Board of Vascular Surgery and a Fellow of The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons.

Professional Summary
Current Post Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Hospital Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
GMC Number 3489660
Qualifications MB ChB MD EBSQ(vasc) FRACS(vasc) FRCS
 Specialities Vascular Surgery
First Year of Qualification 1991
 Languages Spoken English
 Registers with Health Insurers All major health insurers – please check with Head Office
Member of Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England
Vascular Society of Great Britain & Ireland
European Society of Vascular Surgery
Other professional interests
  • Aortic Aneurysm surgery and AAA Screening
  • Clinical Governance and Data in Vascular Surgery
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease – Investigation, Medical, Radiological and Surgical Management
  • Percutaneous Vascular Access –Hickman lines and Port
    • Education and Training

    Veincentre Clinic Sessions

    Veincentre Cardiff
    Wednesday: 13:00 – 19:00
    Saturday: 9.30 – 16.00

    Mr Lewis has committed to working at Veincentre Cardiff on the above days. If you book an initial consultation with Mr Lewis in Veincentre Cardiff, all your future appointments will be with Mr Lewis in Cardiff. Occasionally Mr Lewis may open up a list on another day, especially during our busy periods. If you are unable to attend one of Mr Lewis’ 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 Mr Lewis may not be available every week.

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