Mr Mark McCarthy

Mr Mark McCarthy

Vascular Surgeon


Specialises in

  • Varicose veins and leg ulceration
  • Peripheral vascular disease (circulatory problems)
  • Aortic aneurysms and their management
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Sees adults only at Spire Leicester Hospital

Also available for:

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I am a full time practising vascular specialist and deal with both arterial and venous disease and have pioneered the use of minimally invasive varicose vein surgery in Leicestershire.

I qualified in Medicine from the University of Birmingham and moved to Leicester to undertake research in the field of vascular surgery. I then became a clinical lecturer at the University of Leicester and completed my training in 2002 and am now part of a highly successful vascular unit based at the Leicester Royal Infirmary which is recognised both nationally and internationally as a centre of excellence.

I am recognised as specialist within my field and am referred patients with both arterial and venous disease from all over the Midlands region.

In any given month I will see over 150 patients per month in both the NHS and private sector.

As well as being a committed practising surgeon I am also a dedicated surgical trainer and currently supervises over forty surgical trainees in their chosen careers.

I am also involved with surgical training in Gondor, Ethopia.


General Medical Council Number: C3441365

Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Mr Mark McCarthy at Spire include:

Vascular surgery

Other treatments

Mr McCarthy treats arterial and venous disease.

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Additional information

Vascular surgery

Special Clinical Interests: Aortic aneurysms. Carotid disease. Peripheral vascular disease. Minimally invasive treatment of varicose veins. Thoracic outlet syndrome and hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating) and facial flushing.

Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon, University Hospitals of Leicester

Honorary Senior Lecturer, University Hospitals of Leicester

Vascular surgery is a large part of my life and is a discipline that requires both physical and mental fitness. My wellbeing is maintained by spending as much time with my family as possible and also pursuing varied hobbies; these include cycling, mountaineering, tennis, membership of the RSC, men's welfare, golf, fly fishing and learning and teaching martial arts (which I do with my children).

Telephone 0116 265 3685
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