Consultant Venous Surgeon and Consultant Phlebologist
MS FRCS (Gen) FCPhleb
Mark Whiteley is a Consultant Venous Surgeon and Consultant Phlebologist specialising in walk-in, walk-out surgery for varicose veins. He trained at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital in London and was a lecturer in surgery at Oxford University from 1995 to 1998. Mark was appointed Consultant Vascular Surgeon in 1998 and performed the first endovenous “keyhole” surgery for varicose veins in the UK in March 1999. As the founder of The Whiteley Clinic and The Whiteley Protocol®, his aim was to bring the very best treatments for varicose veins and vein problems, such as thread veins and leg ulcers, to the UK public.
The Whiteley Protocol® is now adopted by all surgeons treating varicose veins within The Whiteley Clinic. Mark Whiteley and his team have been at the forefront of developments in this field over the last decade and have won international, national and regional prizes for their research into vein treatments.
Mark also has a special interest in the treatment of excessive sweating (Hyperhidrosis) having named and performed the first UK Laser Sweat Ablation (LSA) procedure, to treat under-arm sweating, in March 2009.
In addition to his strong background in medical research, Mark Whiteley is committed to teaching and training, running regular courses for thread vein and varicose vein treatments at The Clinical Exchange.