Professor Ian Chetter

Vascular Surgeon

MBChb, FRCS (eng), MD, FRCS (Gen surg), PGCert Medical Ultrasound, PGDip Clinical Education


Specialises in

  • Endovenous treatment for varicose veins
  • Varicose vein stripping
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Thread vein treatment

I am an internationally recognised expert in the the management of varicose veins, particularly minimally invasive, local anaesthetic, "walk in, walk out" endothermal ablation - laser treatment, ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy, microsclerotherapy for thread veins and ambulatory phlebectomy. 

I am also an expert in arterial surgery (carotid surgery for TIA/stroke, aortic aneurysm repair, lower limb bypass for peripheral arterial disease, and vascular access surgery for dialysis. I am qualified to perform ultrasound assessment of atrial and venous disease.


General Medical Council Number: C3480221

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Professor Ian Chetter at Spire include:

Vascular surgery

Other treatments

  • Ambulatory phlebectomy
  • Endovenous treatment of varicose veins
  • Microsclerotherapy for thread veins
  • Ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy
  • Ultrasound assessment of atrial and venous disease
  • Vascular access surgery

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Important information about Covid-19 tests

Spire Hull and East Riding Hospital is only able to provide Covid-19 tests to patients undergoing surgery at our hospital. Covid-19 testing or antibody tests are not available as a standalone service.

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Additional information

Clinical interests

Vascular surgery

Current NHS posts

Professor of surgery, Hull York Medical School University of Hull.

Honorary Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

Vascular Tutor, Royal College of Surgeons of England.

Financial interests

Professor Chetter owns 100% of a portable Doppler that he uses at the Hospital.

Contact information

Telephone 01482 672 444
Private secretary Claire Vizor and Deborah Milnes
Private secretary telephone 01482 672 496