Professor Ian Chetter

Vascular Surgeon

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

Specialises in

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

Treatment information

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

Vascular surgery

Other treatments

Endovenous treatment of varicose veins, ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy, microsclerotherapy for thread veins, ambulatory phlebectomy, carotid surgery for TIA/stroke, Aortic aneurysm repair, vascular access surgery, ultrasound assessment of atrial and venous disease

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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 and East Yorkshire 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 & Deborah Milnes
Private secretary telephone 01482 672 496