Profiles

The Hampshire Vein Clinic is run by three specialist vascular surgeons, Mr Gareth Morris, Mr Mike Phillips and Mr Nick Wilson.

Mr Gareth E Morris DM MCh MA FRCS

Mr Gareth Morris is a consultant vascular surgeon with Southampton University Hospitals.

His undergraduate and postgraduate studies took him to Oxford, Cambridge and London Universities. He also trained at St. Thomas' Hospital, and numerous other UK centres. He was awarded Doctor of Medicine, and Master of Surgery degrees for his research by Oxford University. He completed a clinical fellowship in vascular surgery at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, South Australia and took up his current appointment in 1994.

Gareth is the author of many scientific publications including original articles in peer review journals, book chapters and extended abstracts. In addition, he is a member of five academic societies and is a reviewer for several leading peer review journals.

Gareth has served as investigator for numerous clinical studies in the field of vascular surgery, in particular: venous disorders, aortic aneurysms, and femoral and carotid artery disease.

Mr Mike Phillips BM MS FRCS

Mike Phillips is a consultant vascular surgeon and specialises in looking after veins and arteries. He was appointed 8 years ago and serves hospitals in Southampton, Winchester, The New Forest and The Isle of Wight.

Mike trained in Cardiff, London and the Wessex region. He was awarded a Master of Surgery degree for research into diseases of arteries undertaken at the Thrombosis Research Unit in London. He has published research in medical journals on subjects such as deep vein thrombosis and angioplasty. Mike undertook a one year fellowship in Australia where he learned skills in minimally invasive procedures.

Mr Nick Wilson MB BS BSc MS FRCS FRCS (Gen)

Mr Nick Wilson is a specialist vascular surgeon who serves hospitals in Winchester, Southampton and Andover. He has run successful NHS and private practices since 1994.

Nick trained at St Thomas' Hospital, London and various other vascular surgical units in and around London. He has researched many aspects of circulatory diseases was awarded a Master of Surgery degree for work on vein problems. He has written many scientific articles and abstracts and is co-author of a leading text book about vein diseases.

He specialises in diseases of the veins (particularly varicose veins) and provides a full consultation/diagnostic and treatment service. Consultations and treatment are available at Sarum Road Hospital, Winchester and the Nuffield Health Hampshire Hospital, Chandlers Ford.