The home of varicose vein treatment in Bath

We specialise in the treatment of venous conditions such as varicose veins, arterial conditions such as aneurysms and blocked arteries. We also perform stroke prevention surgery and repair hernias.

The team

We are all local surgeons (Mahesh PaiJohn BuddRebecca Winterborn) with many years experience between us and excellent results ratified by the National Vascular Database. We are supported by a team, including vascular scientists (people who scan your arteries and veins), radiologists (who do angioplasties), vascular nurses and our personal assistant, Jane Pollitt.

Varicose vein treatment

Varicose veins are prominent bulging veins on your leg. They are caused when the valves in the leg veins stop working. Apart from being unsightly, if left untreated, they can lead to a number complications. There are a number of different treatments available. You will have the opportunity to discuss each of these with your surgeon in order to develop an individualised treatment plan.   Read more about varicose vein treatment in Bath

Arterial work

Arterial problems are usually fairly serious conditions such as aneurysms, and blockages to the arteries in the legs. Blockages also occur in the artery supplying the brain causing a stroke. The treatment of these may involve or major surgery such as Bypass surgery or X-ray guided procedures such as angioplasty (stretching the artery with a balloon) or insertion of a stent.   Read more about arterial treatment in Bath

Hernias

Hernias are protrusions of part or whole of an organ or other bodily structure through the wall that normally contains it. In Latin it means a rupture. While there are lots of ways of repairing a hernia we specialise in Local anesthetic ambulatory hernias repairs with early mobilisation doing over 500 cases a year.   Read more about hernia treatment in Bath

We work from the following locations

RUH Bath, Circle Bath, BMI Bath Clinic, Bristol Southmead and the Independent Health Group in Bath. Location information >

Our Bath Vascular Surgeons

Mahesh Pai

A NHS consultant in vascular and general surgery at the RUH in Bath since 2007, Mahesh qualified in 1993 and trained as a surgeon in Mumbai. He has specialist vascular training and did an endovascular fellowship.   Read More...

John Budd

Qualified at St Bartholomew’s Medical College in 1982 and obtained his FRCS in London in 1986.After junior surgical posts in Cambridge and Bristol he moved to Leicester, initially as a vascular research fellow.    Read More...

Rebecca Winterborn

Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon at the RUH in Bath. She has a particular interest in day case varicose vein treatments including endovenous VNUS closure, traditional open surgery and foam sclerotherapy.    Read More...