Vascular surgery

We look after people with conditions that affect the blood vessels. 

We're the hub of the south east Thames vascular network.

We provide emergency and planned vascular services for south east London and west Kent. We work with King's College Hospital. Our network hospitals include:

  • Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust (Lewisham Hospital and Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Woolwich)
  • Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust (Darent Valley Hospital and Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup)
  • Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust (Tunbridge Wells Hospital)

We're a leading unit in the management of complex aortic disease, specialising in:

  • endovascular and open surgery for aneurysms and aortic dissection
  • care for diabetic patients with vascular disease
  • management of deep venous disease

We have an emergency vascular clinic at Guy's Hospital. We see urgent referrals in 24 to 72 hours.

Our team includes:

  • surgeons
  • radiologists
  • doctors
  • nurses

Health information

Find out more about what expect if you need:


If you need to stay in hospital you'll stay on the Sarah Swift ward.

    Our consultants

    Stephen Black

    Said Abisi

    Lukla Biasi

    Michael Dialynas

    Sarah Franks

    Taha Khan

    Bijan Moderai

    Ashish Patel

    Sanjay Patel

    Prakash Saha

    Morad Sallam

    Becky Sandford

    Mark Tyrrell

    Hany Zayed

    Research and clinical trials

    Research is vital to improving the care that you receive when you are unwell. You can help improve healthcare by taking part in research studies at our Trust. During your appointment, ask your healthcare professional about research. They'll be happy to tell you about research studies you could be eligible to join.

    You can also email [email protected] for more information.

    Last updated: September 2023

    Contact us

    Phone: 020 7188 8881

    • option 1 for appointments
    • option 2 for admissions
    • option 3 for general queries


    Appointment queries: [email protected]

    Admission queries: [email protected] 

    We'll respond to your email within 2 working days.


    Sarah Swift ward, 9th floor, East Wing, St Thomas' Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7EH

    Opening times

    Our inpatient service is open 24 hours, 7 days a week.

    Our emergency vascular clinic is open Monday to Friday, 8am to 5.30pm.

    Do you have any comments or concerns about your care?

    Contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS)

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