Mr Roderick Chalmers

Mr Roderick Chalmers

Consultant Vascular Surgeon
MB ChB, FRCS (Ed), MD, FRCS (Gen)

Practising at

Spire Edinburgh Hospitals Murrayfield and Shawfair Park

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Roderick Chalmers at Spire include:

Vascular surgery

Other treatments

  • Aortic aneurysm disease (including thoraco-abdominal)
  • Thoracoscopic sympathectomy
  • Lower limb ischaemia

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Professional profile

Availability - Murrayfield: Thursday 5pm-8pm.

I see patients with a wide spectrum of arterial and venous diseases including varicose veins, venous insufficiency, leg ulcer, aortic aneurysm, carotid artery disease and lower limb ischaemia. I had extensive training in general and vascular surgery in Scotland, London and the USA. I have published widely on all aspects of vascular surgery.

You can find out more about my private practice by visiting Edinburgh Veins website,

I supervise postgraduate degree research students, and have published over 70 peer-reviewed articles in surgical literature, written 13 book chapters and edited one book.

Clinical Interests

Vascular surgery

Special Clinical Interests: Aortic aneurysm disease (including thoraco-abdominal). Carotid artery disease. Lower limb ischaemia. Varicose veins and venous insufficiency. Thoracoscopic sympathectomy.

Private contact details

Telephone 0131 316 2530
Private secretary 01968 678225
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Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Vascular Surgical Society of Great Britain
British Medical Association
Fellow of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
European Vascular Surgical Society

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Current NHS posts

Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
Honorary Senior Lecturer in Surgery, University of Edinburgh

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Personal Profile

As well as a busy clinical practice, I have a major interest in surgical training. I am the convenor of a skills course for higher surgical training at the College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. Away from work, I am a keen golfer and have a great passion for mountaineering.

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