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Mr Peter Vann (Vanniasingham)

Specialist

Profile

Dr Peter Vann trained in Auckland rotating through the hospitals since 1985.

He passed the FRACS in General Surgery in 1993 and was a Consultant Surgeon at Auckland Public Hospital prior to being selected into the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Postfellowship Vascular Programme.

He spent the first year of his Vascular Fellowship at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, under the tutelage of De Bakey and Crawford trained Vascular surgeons and the second year at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane.

Interests

Vascular Surgery all aspects: 

  • Carotid Disease - Stroke Prevention - Endarterectomy
  • Aortic Aneurysm & Occlusive Disease - Endovascular Stent Graft and Open Aneurysm Bypass Surgery
  • Peripheral Arterial Bypass (PVD) - Endovascular / Surgery -  for Limb Salvage - Lower and Upper Limbs - Stenting and Surgical Revascularisation
  • Varicose Veins - Treatment/Scanning
  • Venous Surgery and Vein Treatment
  • Vascular Access for Dialysis and Oncology.

 

Vascular Surgery Specialist Fellowship Australia and UK, Member Division of Vascular Surgery Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Member of Australian and NZ Society of Vascular Surgery, Member of NZ Society of Vascular Surgery.

Qualifications

MB BS 1984 Mysore; FRACS (GS) 1993; FRACS (Vasc Surg) 1999

Title or Designation

Vascular Surgeon, Vascular Surgeon - Specialist, General Surgeon

Post-fellowship Training

Specialist Training:

Dr Vann had all his surgical training in Auckland and rotated through the hospitals in Auckland since 1985. He passed the FRACS in General Surgery in 1993 and was a consultant surgeon at Auckland Public Hospital prior to being selected into the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Post Fellowship Vascular Programme. He spent the first year of his Vascular Fellowship at the Royal Melbourne Hospital under the tutelage of De Bakey and Crawford, trained vascular surgeons, and the second year at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane. He passed the FRACS in Vascular Surgery in 1998 and was the first New Zealand surgeon to obtain this fellowship by examination.


Peter Vann holds both fellowships of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Edinburgh by examination. He then worked as a specialist vascular fellow in the UK with Professor Sir Peter Bell, world renown for his pioneering work in endovascular and vascular techniques. He also worked with Professor Ross Naylor, carotid guru, and Professor Matt Thompson - pioneering thoracic endovascuiar stent graft surgery in the UK.


Positions Held & Memberships:

  • Specialist Vascular Surgeon, Auckland Regional Vascular Unit ,Auckland City Hospital. Head of Vascular Surgery CMDHB- Middlemore 1999 to 2008,
  • Visiting Specialist Vascular Surgeon MercyAscot, Brightside Southern Cross & Ormiston hospitals.
  • Member Division Vascular Surgery RACS, member ANZSVS and NZSVS,
  • Vascular Surgery fellowships UK & Australia.

Other Information:
First NZ vascular surgeon to obtain the FRACS (Vascular) by examination.
Southern Cross affiliated provider for varicose veins.
 

Full NZ Registration Date

6 November 1990

Vocational Scope

General Surgery, Vascular Surgery

Contact Details

Mr Peter Vann (Vanniasingham) is available at the following services:

Private Services

Auckland Vascular & Varicose Vein Clinic - Dr Peter Vann

This service is available at the following locations:

Ascot Hospital, Remuera

Direct line (09) 520 9543 (PA) or (09) 215 0789
Any urgent referrals contact my PA (09) 520 9543

Referral faxes: 0800 4 VASCULAR (0800 4 82728)

eReferrals via healthlink and medtech

WEBSITE:  WWW/VASCULARCLINICS.CO.NZ

eastMED Integrated Medical Centre, St Heliers

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DIRECT LINE (09) 520 9543 also for phone consultations

Referral faxes: 0800 4 VASCULAR (0800 4 82728)

East Care, Auckland

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DIRECT LINE (09) 520 9543 also for phone consultations

Referral faxes: 0800 4 VASCULAR (0800 4 82728)

181 Shakespeare Road, Milford, Auckland

Direct line (09) 520 9543 (PA) or (09) 215 0789
Any urgent referrals contact my PA (09) 520 9543

Referral faxes: 0800 4 VASCULAR (0800 4 82728)

eReferrals via healthlink and medtech

WEBSITE:  WWW/VASCULARCLINICS.CO.NZ

Ormiston Hospital & Specialist Centre

Direct line (09) 520 9543 (PA) or (09) 215 0789
Any urgent referrals contact my PA (09) 520 9543

Referral faxes: 0800 4 VASCULAR (0800 4 82728)

eReferrals via healthlink and medtech

WEBSITE:  WWW/VASCULARCLINICS.CO.NZ

119 Apollo Drive, Rosedale, Auckland

Direct line (09) 520 9543 (PA) or (09) 215 0789
Any urgent referrals contact my PA (09) 520 9543

Referral faxes: 0800 4 VASCULAR (0800 4 82728)

eReferrals via healthlink and medtech

WEBSITE:  WWW/VASCULARCLINICS.CO.NZ

Public Services

Auckland Regional Vascular Services

This service is available at the following location:

Auckland City Hospital

  • Patient enquiries

    (09) 375 4300

  • Known extension/pager

    (09) 307 4949

  • Admission & Planning Unit

    Ext 24210 / 23225 | Fax: (09) 375 7038

  • Acute Referrals Service

    (09) 375 7030, Ext: 24048 |Fax: (09) 307 2858

  • Emergency Department

    (09) 376 0000, open 24 hours / 7 days

  • Outpatient appointments & surgical booking enquiries

    (09) 638 0400 / scheduling@adhb.govt.nz 

Mental Health Services

  • 24 Hour Crisis Line

    0800 800717

  • GP / External Specialist Help Desk

    (09) 307 2800

Private Surgical Services

MercyAscot Vascular Surgery

This service is available at the following locations:

Ascot Hospital, Remuera

Mercy Hospital, Epsom

(09) 623 5700
(09) 623 5701
Fax (09) 623 5702 consumer services

Southern Cross Hospital Brightside - General Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Hospital - Brightside

Surgeons can be contacted at their private consultation rooms.

Southern Cross Hospital Brightside - Vascular Surgery

This service is available at the following location:

Southern Cross Hospital - Brightside

Surgeons can be contacted at their private consultation rooms.