Mr Obi Agu
Consultant General Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon
MBBS, MS, FRCS, FRCS (Gen)
I have been a consultant general vascular and endovascular surgeon for over 10 years. My research-based higher degree was on management of varicose veins for which I received the European Venous Forum first prize. I am a national trainer for endovascular treatment of aortic aneurysms and dissection. I have an active clinical and research interest in computational modelling of aortic disease. I am also a Reviewer for European guidelines for managing arterial diseases including leg claudication, diabetic and leg ulcers, carotid disease, renal and mesenteric artery stenosis (narrowing). I also specialise in providing surgical access to the spine from the front, operating jointly with spinal surgeons.
I specialise in general vascular surgery with an interest in varicose veins, surgical access, open and endovascular repair of aortic aneurysms, angioplasty and bypass surgery for blocked and narrowed arteries, carotid endarterectomy for stroke prevention, vascular malformations, DVT and leg swelling, open hernia repairs, lumpectomies and vascular surgical support for major operations all over the body especially involving large blood vessels.
I am Chair of NHS London Vascular Advisory Group. I am also proud to be an Honorary Senior Lecturer in Surgery at University College London Hospital.
Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Obi Agu at Spire include:
Spine and retroperitoneal approach surgery; leg ulcers; arterial bypass surgery; carotid endarterectomy; peripheral and leg angioplasty; vascular malformations, diabetic foot ulcers and gangrene, aortic aneurysm.
FRCS / Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh / 1996
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
I am clinical lead for the UCL Multiscale Cardiovascular Engineering group. We are keen on digitalising cardiovascular bofy functions and diseases. My research areas included varicose veins, aortic disease, atherosclerosis (blocked arteries) and the digital patient.
Royal Free London NHS; University College London NHS
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children