Mr Bruce Braithwaite
MChir FRCS

Trained in Cambridge, London, Oxford and the USA, Mr Braithwaite is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon at Nottingham University Hospital with over 20 years experience in vein treatment. His qualifications include Master of Surgery, Master of Arts, Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, and Fellowship in General Surgery.

A pioneer of research into varicose vein treatment, Mr Braithwaite led the team that introduced the Olympus RFiTT keyhole technique. With roles in the field including: Council Member of the Venous Forum of the Royal Society of Medicine; Clinical Lead for the Cardiac, Vascular and Respiratory Department at Circle Healthcare, Nottingham and Founder Member of the International Society for Vascular Surgery - you can be sure you’re in safe hands.

Mr Toby Richards
FRCS MD

Appointed Consultant Vascular Surgeon and Senior Lecturer at University College Hospital in 2009, Mr Richards has specialised in the treatment of varicose veins since 2000.

Following his training in Oxford, he undertook a specialist fellowship in Nottingham, a pioneering centre specialising in minimally invasive endovascular aneurysm repair.

Mr Richards then moved to Melbourne, Australia to train in advanced and complex endovascular surgery, returning to the UK in 2009. He is a regular contributor to high profile international medical presentations and publications.

An Introduction to Veincare

Veincare was established in 2004, by Consultant Surgeons Bruce Braithwaite and Toby Richards, specialists in Vascular and Venous surgery. It’s a private practice, born out of a determination to deliver the best and latest minimally invasive vein treatments, through a highly qualified team with specialist expertise.

Our patient-focused service is of the highest quality throughout, from the initial consultation where we agree your tailored treatment plan, to the scan performed by a registered vascular technologist and finally, the treatment carried out by one of our fully qualified vascular surgeons.

To explore the different options available, click treatments.