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Mr Robert McCarthy

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Veincentre Exeter

NHS Base: Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust

GMC No: 3582996

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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 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.

Professional Summary
Current Post Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon
Hospital Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust/Royal Exeter and Devon Hospital
GMC Number 3582996
Qualifications MB BS (London 1992), FRCS (Eng) MS (University of Bath)
Specialities Vascular
First Year of Qualification 1992
Languages Spoken English
Registered with Health Insurers All major health insurers – please check with Head Office
Member of Fellow of Royal college of Surgeons of England
Vascular Society
European society for Vascular Surgery
Other professional interests
  • Aortic Aneurysm surgery and AAA Screening
  • Carotid intervention for stroke prevention
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease – Investigation, Medical, Radiological and Surgical Management
  • Lower limb vascular reconstruction
  • Diabetic foot disease
  • Clinical Governance and Data in Vascular Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical training

Mr McCarthy ’s Veincentre Clinic Sessions

Veincentre Exeter
Wednesday: 9.00 – 18.00

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.

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