Consultant Profile

Mr Nicholas Hickey

Mr Nicholas Hickey MD, MB ChB, FRCS,
Practicing at:
Spire Malvern Clinic, Spire South Bank Hospital
  • Vascular surgery
    Special clinical interests:

    The assessment and minimally-invasive treatment of varicose veins and related disorders.
    Duplex ultrasound scanning
    Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA)
    Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA, Venefit/VNUS Closure)
    Ultrasound-Guided Foam Sclerotherapy
    Microinjection Sclerotherapy for thread veins
    Minimally invasive varicose vein surgery (micro-phlebectomy)

    Research interests:

    The assessment and minimally-invasive treatment of varicose veins and related disorders.

    Current NHS and /or university posts:

    Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

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

    The Vascular Society of Great Britain & Ireland
    Royal Society of Medicine Venous Forum
    Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons of England

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    01905 362 220
    Private secretary telephone number:
    01905 760714
    Personal email address:
    Monday mornings
    Background Information 
    Professional profile:

    I have been a consultant vascular surgeon in Worcestershire since 1994 and specialise in modern, minimally-invasive treatments for varicose veins. I have been performing duplex ultrasound scanning as part of a one-stop consultation/assessment since 1999 and have been regularly performing Endovenous Thermal Ablations (Laser and radiofrequency) and Ultrasound-Guide Foam Sclerotherapy under local anaesthetic since 2004. I believe in providing a bespoke treatment pathway to each patient to ensure that their exact needs and requirements from treatment are fulfilled. The vast majority of patients with varicose veins can be treated without the need for a general anaesthetic in an ambulatory setting.

    Personal profile:

    I live in Worcestershire with my wife. I have two grown-up children. I love sport and music.

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    Mr Nicholas Hickey

    Mr Nicholas Hickey Vascular surgery Consultant, Worcester, private hospital specialist.

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