At The James Cook University Hospital, we provide specialist vascular surgery treating conditions such as varicose veins and aortic aneurysms.
We also provide an emergency service for ruptured aneurysms and cases of vascular injury and trauma.
Within the ward, a highly skilled team cares for patients admitted to hospital for elective and emergency treatment.
All complex vascular work is carried out at The James Cook University Hospital though clinics and day case procedures are carried out at other hospitals including North Tees and Hartlepool.
Many specialist staff support the service including radiology, vascular specialists nurse and surgical care practitioners who provide an invaluable link between this and other hospitals.
Vascular birthmarks such as haemangiomas and strawberry birthmarks are dealt with by specialists.