Mr Syed Waquar Yusuf

MB BS, DM, FRCS

General surgery
Vascular surgery

Main Speciality

Vascular surgery

Clinical interests

Endovascular aortic aneurysm surgery
Carotid surgery
Varicose veins
Arterial thoracic outlet
Cervical rib resection

Current memberships

Director of Vascular & Endovascular Courses at the Royal College of Surgeons of England Member Court of Examiners Royal College of Surgeons of England
Member Professional Affairs Board (South East) Royal College of Surgeons.
Member of the Surgical Training Committee (London & Kent Sussex & Surrey Deanery)
Member of the SAC in Vascular Surgery Joint Committee for Surgical Training of the four Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland

Professional Profile

He has a special interest in the use of a minimally invasive approach to the management of both arterial and venous disease and is internationally recognised for his pioneering work in endovascular aneurysm surgery. He was awarded a Hunterian Professorship of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1999 and a visiting Professorship to the MD Anderson Hospital Houston USA in 2006. He has edited two books, has over 70 publications on Vascular and Endovascular surgery and a reviewer for several medical journals. He was the Tutor in Vascular Surgery (2006-2009) at the Ravens Department of Education, Royal College of Surgeons of England.

He played a pioneering role in the development of endovascular aortic aneurysm repair. According to the recently published surgeon specific outcome he has one of the best outcomes for aortic aneurysm surgery in the UK. He has an interest in quality improvement and has contributed to the national frameworks on quality improvement frameworks on aortic aneurysm repair and amputations. He is a past chairman of the British Medical Association Brighton Division and is the honorary Treasurer of the Sussex Stroke & Circulation Charity Fund.