Consultant Profile

Mr Michael Gaunt

Mr Michael Gaunt MD (Dist), FRCS
Practicing at:
Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Endovascular surgery
    • Hernia repair surgery
    • Vascular medicine
    • Vascular surgery
  • Vascular surgery
    Special clinical interests:
    • Varicose veins
    • Minimally invasive vein surgery
    • Endovenous Laser Ablation
    • ClariVein
    • VNUS closure
    • VeinWave treatment of facial veins
    • Sclerotherapy of varicose veins
    • Foam injection sclerotherapy
    • Microsclerotherapy of thread veins
    • Aortic aneurysm monitoring
    • Peripheral arterial disease
    • Hyperhidrosis – injection
    • Sympathectomy
    Research interests:

    carotid artery surgery - the use of intra-operative monitoring to prevent strokes,
    control of blood pressure during carotid endarterectomy,
    aortic aneurysm stenting,
    thromboembolic disease,
    venous disease.

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon, Addenbrooke's Hospital NHS Trust, Cambridge
    Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon, West Suffolk NHS Trust, Bury St Edmunds

    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:
    • Executive Board (UK Representative) of the International Society of Vascular Medicine
    • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
    • Senior Anatomy Demonstrator, University of Cambridge
    • Member of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
    • Member of the Vascular Surgical Society of Great Britain and Ireland
    • Chair Medical Committee Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital
    • Cambridge / Yale Research Group
    • Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine
    • Reviewer for:  British Journal of Surgery; Journal of Vascular Surger; European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery; Phlebology
    • Member of the Faculty of Expert Witnesses
    Financial interests/shares:

    Owns 100% of a portable ultrasound machine used at Spire Norwich Hospital and Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital.

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    01223 266990
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    Mr Michael Gaunt is a nationally recognised vascular surgeon with 28 years’ clinical experience.  His practice aims to combine the highest surgical and academic standards with a sympathetic and relaxed environment to achieve the best clinical and cosmetic results possible.  Mr Michael Gaunt specialises in the minimally invasive treatment of varicose veins and is one of the most experienced surgeons in the UK.

    During a distinguished clinical and academic career Mr Michael Gaunt has won national and international awards, written several surgical textbooks and published many scientific papers.

    Mr Michael Gaunt is a friendly and approachable consultant, committed to providing excellent service to his patients. He is married with two children, and enjoys running, watching football, reading and music in his spare time.

    Mr Michael Gaunt Specialises in:

    • Varicose veins
    • Thread veins; Spider veins; Red veins; Facial veins
    • Venous eczema
    • Venous ulceration
    • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
    • Lymphoedema
    • Leg swelling
    • Phlebitis
    • Venous and arterial disorders
    • Peripheral vascular disease
    • Hernias
    • Subcutaneous lumps and bumps
    • Axillary hyperhidrosis
    • Sports Conditions
    • Sportsman’s Groin (Hernia)
    • Fascial Compartment Syndrome
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    Mr Michael Gaunt

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