Professor Bruce Campbell, MS, FRCP, FRCS
Consultant Vascular Surgeon
Professor Bruce Campbell is one of the UK’s best known vein experts.
He has been a leader of major research studies on varicose vein treatments and how patients benefit from them. He has written and lectured extensively on new treatments for varicose veins and on the problems that varicose veins can cause (ulcers, thrombosis, phlebitis). He is particularly recognised for his approach to giving people good information and informed choice: his book for patients “Understanding Varicose Veins” has been reprinted several times.
He has experience of treating thousands of patients with varicose veins, and offers a range of treatment options including cyanoacrylate glue ablation, laser ablation (EVLA), foam sclerotherapy, and surgery. He also specialises in microsclerotherapy treatment for thread veins.
Bruce Campbell is a Council Member of the Venous Forum of the Royal Society of Medicine, which oversees the main professional organisation for UK vein specialists. He was a leader of the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland for many years. He chaired two of the advisory committees of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) for many years, producing guidance for the NHS on new procedures and medical devices. He is currently a Non-Executive Director of the government Agency for all medicines and medical devices (the MHRA).