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Richard Evans - Wellington Vascular Surgeon

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Richard Evans is a vascular surgeon who runs clinics in the greater Wellington region, including the Kapiti Coast, Palmerston North and the Wairarapa, New Zealand. Richard also performs varicose vein treatments in South Auckland, New Zealand.

He is a Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for:

Peripheral angiogram, Peripheral angioplasty, Peripheral angioplasty of distal limb, Peripheral angioplasty with stents.

Duplex vein mapping, Endovenous laser treatment (EVLT), Ultrasound guided sclerotherapy (UGS), Varicose vein assessment, Varicose vein surgery, Spider vein treatments, VenaSeal closure system.

 

What is Vascular Surgery?
Vascular surgery is the branch of surgery that involves the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the vessels that carry blood away from (arteries) and back to (veins) your heart.

Vascular disorders include blockages and narrowings of the vessels, abnormal swellings of the vessels (aneurysm) or vessel malfunctions.

The disease processes involved in vascular disorders often involve other body systems and your treatment may therefore require the combined efforts of other medical specialists such as radiologists and general physicians.

Consultants

Hours

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Please call the main number during business hours, Monday to Friday, for all appointments and inquiries.

Referral Expectations

When you come to your appointment, your surgeon will ask questions about your illness and examine you to try to determine or confirm the diagnosis. This process may also require a number of tests (e.g. blood tests, x-rays, scans etc). Sometimes this can all be done during one visit, but for some conditions this will take several follow-up appointments. Occasionally some tests are arranged even before your appointment to try to speed up the process.

Once a diagnosis has been made, your surgeon will discuss treatment with you. In some instances this will mean surgery, while other cases can be managed with medication and advice. If surgery is advised, the steps involved in the surgical process and the likely outcome are usually discussed with you at this time.

Procedures / Treatments

  • Aortic Aneurysm

    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

  • Varicose Veins

    These are bulging veins that lie just beneath the skin (superficial veins).… More

  • Hyperhidrosis

    Hyperhidrosis is excessive sweating that may occur over the entire body or only in certain parts, most commonly the face, underarms, palms of the hands and soles of the feet.… More

  • Ulcers

    Vascular ulcers are open wounds on the skin that do not heal or that keep coming back once they do heal.… More

Charges

Southern Cross Affiliated Provider for:

Peripheral angiogram, Peripheral angioplasty, Peripheral angioplasty of distal limb, Peripheral angioplasty with stents.

Duplex vein mapping, Endovenous laser treatment (EVLT), Ultrasound guided sclerotherapy (UGS), Varicose vein assessment, Varicose vein surgery, Spider vein treatments.

Refreshments

Water cooler

Public Transport

Details of bus services for the entire region are available through the Metlink website, including a journey planner, fare information, and upcoming departures information from stops.

Parking

Patient parking is available at all locations.

Contact Details

Bowen Specialist Medical Centre

Wellington

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Boulcott Hospital & Specialist Centre, Lower Hutt

Hutt

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Selina Sutherland Hospital, Masterton

Wairarapa

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Boulcott Clinic - Coastlands

Wellington

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8 Sinclair Street, Ebdentown, Upper Hutt

Hutt

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Ormiston Hospital Specialist Centre & Consulting Suites

South Auckland

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Aorangi Specialist Centre, Palmerston North

MidCentral

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This page was last updated at 3:42PM on July 4, 2019. This information is reviewed and edited by Richard Evans - Wellington Vascular Surgeon.