Consultant Profile

Mr Patrick Coughlin

Mr Patrick Coughlin 
Practicing at:
Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital
  • General surgery
    • Vascular surgery
  • Vascular surgery
    Special clinical interests:

    Minimally invasive endovenous laser
    Radio-frequency ablation
    Foam sclerotherapy techniques
    Endovascular techniques to treat thoracic, abdominal and illiac aneurysms
    Conventional open surgery for the treatment of aneurysmal, carotid and peripheral arterial disease

    Research interests:

    He has a strong research interest in the treatment of patients with lower limb ischaemia, both patients with intermittent claudication and critical limb ischaemia, and has published widely on this subject matter including winning a number of prizes for his work. He was awarded a MD thesis from the University of Leeds and his work has been funded by the Royal College of Surgeons of England and the BUPA foundation.  Other research interests include the training and education of junior surgeons.

    He has also has a clinical and research interest in Raynauds phenomenon and specifically the Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome having also published and presented extensively on this condition.

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge and the West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds

    Financial interests/shares:

    Owns 100% of the Ultrasound equipment he uses at the hospital.

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

    He qualified from the University of Leeds in 1997 and undertook vascular surgical training in Hull, Leeds and Perth, Australia. He also undertook an endovascular fellowship at the world renowned St. Georges Hospital Vascular Institute in London where he was trained in techniques to deal with complex aortic aneurysmal disease. He is currently a Consultant in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge and the West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds. He provides a comprehensive modern vascular service across all aspects of vascular disease (arterial and venous).

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