Dr Peter Vann - Vascular and Varicose Vein Clinic
Available for urgent GP consults/referrals - via my PA (09) 520 9543. Fax for referrals 0800 4 VASCULAR.
Specialists rooms every Wednesday and Thursday throughout the city.
After sours appointments also available by prior arrangement up to 9pm.
Operating sessions - regularly; weekly at Ascot, Mercy, Brightside (Southern Cross) and Ormiston Hospitals.
Emergency operating sessions also available by prior arrangement.
Vascular (blood vessel) disorders treated by vascular surgery include varicose veins, blockages and narrowings in the arteries or abnormal swellings of the arteries (aneurysm).… More
This is the dilatation or ballooning of a section of the aorta which is the main artery coming out of the heart.… More
Carotid Artery Disease
You have two carotid arteries, one on either side of your neck, that supply blood to your brain.… More
Peripheral Arterial Disease
Peripheral arterial disease refers to the narrowing of arteries outside the heart and brain, usually as the result of atherosclerosis or "hardening of the arteries" (a build up of fatty deposits on the inner wall of arteries).… More
These are bulging veins that lie just beneath the skin (superficial veins).… More
Vascular ulcers are open wounds on the skin that do not heal or that keep coming back once they do heal.… More
Skin conditions dealt with by general surgery include lumps, tumours and other lesions of the skin and underlying tissues.… More
Carotid surgery is usually done to prevent stroke. This constitutes a "cleaning" out of the main artery in your neck taking blood to the brain.… More
Abdominal Aortic Disease Treatment - Endovascular or Open Surgery
The abdominal aorta is the main artery from the heart to come down to your abdomen.… More
Peripheral Vascular Disease Treatment with Bypass OR Endovascular Methods
This is usually done for severe limb pain, arterial ulcers, gangrene or necrosis.… More
Vascular Access for Dialysis or Oncology
Access for dialysis is done by a small incision under anaesthesia, to create a fistula in the upper limbs by connecting a superficial vein to an artery, so that it can be used for dialysis.… More
Dr Peter Vann also operates at: