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Clinical Fellow, Vascular Surgery

Specialty Registrar

Main area
Vascular Surgery
Specialty Registrar
Fixed Term
Full Time 40 hours per week
Job ref
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Denmark Hill - Kings College Hospital
Denmark Hill
£49,294 per annum inc London Weighting
25/11/2018 23:59


Start date: January 2019

This initial 6 month post renewable for one year thereafter offers advanced training in vascular surgery. This post is designed to support the clinical activities of the Department of Vascular Surgery at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and at Bromley campus. The post is not recognised for pre-CCST training but is designed to provide advanced experience in vascular surgery. The Department of Vascular Surgery at King’s is a tertiary referral unit which serves a population of 2 million and is one of the busiest in the country.

With the presence of two hyper-acute stroke units (HASU) the department perform on average 100 carotid endarterectomies and 20 carotid artery stenting per year. With the presence of the busiest diabetic foot clinic in the UK founded by Prof M. Edmonds in 1984, the department performs on average 150 complex bypass procedures and 400 distal endovascular procedures per year. It provides the full range of vascular surgery, including carotid surgery and carotid artery stenting peripheral vascular reconstruction and ultra-distal bypass surgery and complex vascular access for haemodialysis.

The endovascular abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysm repair, complex open aortic surgery is done by the our team in a Hybrid theatre at St Thomas Hospital. The post-holder should be at the experience level of at least ST5 level. The post holder should also be able to demonstrate experience in all aspects of vascular surgery and also be competent in emergency and Vascular Trauma surgery. King’s is a Major Trauma Centre and the post holder will participate in SpR on call vascular emergency and vascular trauma.

The department offers excellent opportunities for clinical research and candidates with a proven research interest and track record will be preferred. Commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching is mandatory.

Interview date: December 2018 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Mr. Raghvinder Gambhir, Consultant Vascular Surgeon 0203 299 5050;

Mr Domenico Valenti,Consultant Vascular Surgeon & Hon. Senior Lecturer (Lead Clinician) 0203 299 3519;

Mr. Hisham Rashid Consultant Vascular Surgeon & Hon. Senior Lecturer (Lead Clinician) 0203 299 3339;