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Mr Sharath Paravastu

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Veincentre Gloucester Veincentre Cardiff

GMC No: 6061441

NHS Base: Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Mr Sharath Paravastu is a Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon at Gloucestershire Hospitals Trust and is the Clinical governance lead for the unit.

He qualified in 2003 from prestigious Osmania Medical College in Hyderabad, South India. He completed Basic surgical training in North Wales. During this period, he obtained Post graduate diploma in Advanced Surgical practice with the University of Cardiff. He then performed 3 years of clinical research at Manchester Royal Infirmary. During this time, he researched on microcirculatory flow changes during aortic aneurysm surgery. This work earned him Doctor of Medicine (MD) with the University of Manchester in 2010.

He started Academic Clinical Lectureship and higher surgical training in 2010 at the University of Sheffield. He obtained General and Vascular surgical training in Yorkshire and the Humber Deanery, where he developed extensive vascular and endovascular experience. In addition, he undertook an Endovascular Fellowship in Sydney, Australia in 2018. He started as a Consultant Vascular Surgeon in 2018.

Sharath treats a wide range of conditions including:

Varicose veins – specialise in minimally invasive (key hole) treatment of varicose veins (Laser, RFA, Foam and Glue techniques)

Hernias – open inguinal, femoral, umbilical and incisional hernias

Diabetic foot ulcers – has a special interest in management of diabetic foot ulcers

Carotid surgery – stroke prevention operation

Claudication operations – (to improve circulation) that include bypass and angioplasty

Abdominal aortic aneurysms – specialise in minimally invasive (key hole) operations to treat aneurysms

He has extensive research experience and a special interest in systematic reviews and research into endovascular management of vascular disease. He has published over 30 papers in peer reviewed journals.

As a consultant he developed the Vascular unit and currently is the Clinical governance lead. He loves spending time with his young family and is a keen badminton and cricket player. He follows tennis and Formula 1.

Professional Summary
Current Post Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Hospital Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
GMC Number 6061441
Qualifications MBBS
Specialities Vascular surgery
First Year of Qualification 2003
Languages Spoken English, Hindi, Telugu
Registered with Health Insurers BUPA, AXA, AVIVA, WPA, Aetna, Cigna, Healix, Vitality
Member of
Royal College of Physicians of Surgeons of Glasgow
Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland
Other professional interests • Management of Diabetic foot conditions
• Carotid surgery
• Aortic Aneurysm surgery
• Vascular Access
• Clinical Governance and Data in Vascular Surgery
• Peripheral Vascular Disease – Investigation, Medical, Radiological and Surgical Management



Mr Paravastu’s Veincentre Clinic Sessions

Veincentre Cardiff
Thursday 9.00 – 15.30
Veincentre Gloucester
Thursday 9.00 – 18.00

Mr Paravastu has committed to working at Veincentre clinics on the above day. If you book an initial consultation with Mr Paravastu, all your future appointments will be with Mr Paravastu.

Occasionally, Mr Paravastu may open up a list on another day, especially during our busy periods.

If you are unable to attend one of Mr Paravastu’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 Paravastu’s availability may change.

“I enjoy working at Veincentre as it is extremely efficient in terms of organisation and has some lovely staff which makes working fun.”

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