Stephen Black is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon with his main NHS appointment at the St George's Vascular Institute, St George's Hospital, London. He also holds an Honarary Consultant post at Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust. He is an Honorary Senior Lecture at St George's Hospital Medical School, University of London.
Stephen completeted his basic medical training in South Africa before emigrating to the United Kingdom in 2001. He went on to complete a MD degree at St Marys Hospital and Imperial College, London looking into the training of surgeons to perform carotid surgery. This was under the supervision of Mr John Wolfe and Lord Darzi.
Following this Stephen completed his vascular training holding posts as a registrar at Ashford and St Peters Hospital, Frimley Park Hospital, Guys and St Thomas Hospital and St George's Hospital. He was appointed as a consultant in 2010.
Stephen specialises exclusively in vascular surgery and has interests in both arterial and venous disease. His arterial practice includes cover of aneurysmal disease (including endovascular techniques), carotid surgery for the treatment of stroke, treatment of diabetic vascular complications and peripheral vascular disease. His venous practice is well established and he has a particular interest in this field and is well versed in modern minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of veins.