Consultant Profile

Mr  Mark Welch

Mr  Mark Welch MB ChB FRCS
Practicing at:
Spire Regency Hospital, Cheshire
  • Vascular surgery
    Special clinical interests:
    • Varicose Veins
    • Management of recurrent varicose veins
    • Management of leg ulcers
    • Peripheral vascular disease
    • Assessment of leg circulation disorders
    • Assessment of leg swelling
    • Carotid surgery for stroke and TIAs
    • Abdominal aortic aneurysms
    • Endovascular surgery of aneurysms
    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    University Hospital of South Manchester, Wythenshawe
    Macclesfield District General Hospital

    Year of first medical qualification:
    Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

    Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
    Member of the Vascular Society of Great Britain & ireland
    Member of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland
    Member of the European Society of Vascular and Endovascular surgery
    Member of the Manchester Medical Society
    Member of the British Medical Association
    Member of the International Union on Angiology

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    01625 505412/505406
    Private secretary fax:
    01625 501800
    Private secretary email address:
    alternate Thursday pm
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    After qualifying in Leeds in 1984, I trained in general and vascular surgery in Leeds and Manchester before being appointed as Consultant General & Vascular Surgeon at Burnley General Hospital in 1998.  Two years later I was invited to join the Regional Vascular Unit as Consultant Vascular Surgeon, and I have now worked as a pure vascular surgeon at the South Manchester Teaching Hospital (UHSM) for ten years.

    In 2003 I set up the NHS satellite vascular service for Macclesfield and now single-handedly deliver the Macclesfield District General Hospital service, with a weekly clinic.

    I have also undertaken the following roles :

    1) Clinical Director of Vascular Surgery, UHSM, from 2000-2009

    2) Associate Medical Director for the University Hospital of South Manchester since March 2009

    3) Programme Director for Quality of Core Surgery Training, North West Deanery.  I am passionate about training junior doctors and am in charge of assessments for all junior surgeons in every surgical specialty in all hospitals in the North West

    4) UHSM representative on the Higher Surgical Training Committee, North West Deanery

    I perform all these roles and maintain a full clinical timetable, I am committed to excellence in the assessment and management of vascular disease.  I have also written a number of research papers in the field of vascular disease.


    Personal profile:

    I have a passion for music and particularly enjoy live concerts.

    I am a proud father of two children, aged eight and ten

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    Mr  Mark Welch

    Varicose vein removal, endo-venous laser treatment, vascular surgery, arterial surgery, North West England, Cheshire, Spire Regency Hospital, Macclesfield

    For more information, please ring 01625 505412/505406

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