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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.
Walk-in, walk-out non-invasive procedures
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GMC No: 3582996
Mr McCarthy qualified in 1992 from the Royal London Hospital. His basic surgical training was completed at St Bartholomews Hospital London in 1996, followed by General and Vascular surgical training in the South West of England in 2004. He completed an MS degree with the University of Bath in 2004. He was awarded the FRCS Gold Medal on completion of surgical training (2004). He was appointed as a consultant vascular surgeon in 2005.
Mr Robert McCarthy is an experienced Consultant Vascular Surgeon based in Exeter and Torquay, Devon. He works in the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital and Torbay Hospital. His speciality is vascular disease, which includes aneurysms (aortic and peripheral), carotid endarterectomy and stroke prevention, Lower limb bypass for peripheral vascular disease, Varicose vein interventions (endovenous therapy and surgery) and Diabetic foot conditions.
His extensive experience and knowledge and has written several articles on vascular surgery. He is the Clinical Lead for vascular surgery across the Exeter and Torbay Vascular network.
He is the local lead for National aneurysm screening programme and served as the Royal College of Surgeon Tutor for 6 years and TPD for core surgical training for 1 year.
If you book an initial consultation with Mr McCarthy in Veincentre Exeter, all your future appointments will be with Mr McCarthy in Exeter.
If you see Mr McCarthy you can only attend an appointment with him on a Wednesday.
Occasionally Mr McCarthy 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 Mr McCarthy’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 Mr McCarthy may not be available every week.
Mr Robert McCarthy does not hold a share or financial interest in Veincentre Ltd.
Mr Robert McCarthy does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at Veincentre Ltd.
Mr Robert McCarthy does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at Veincentre Ltd.