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Mr Omar Abu-Bakr
Mr Omar Abu-Bakr
MD, FCPhleb
General Surgery
202 reviews

About

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr is a Consultant Venous Surgeon and Phlebologist with a special interest in walk-in, walk-out surgery for varicose veins. He has over 12 years of experience in treating varicose veins.

Mr Abu-Bakr is a specialist in General Surgery, he is a member of The American College of Phlebology, The International Union of Phlebology, and the European Venous Forum. He is a fellow of The College of Phlebology, UK.

Mr Abu-Bakr completed The Whiteley Clinic training in Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins and Thread-Veins in 2012. He also trained in Glue Closure therapy of varicose veins in Sapheon in Germany.

Mr Abu-Bakr has a research interest in varicose veins, endovenous treatment of severe varicose veins, and treatment of venous ulcers.

For more information about Mr Omar Abu-Bakr please visit his personal webpage www.theveinsdoctor.com

 

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Medical Procedures

  • Endovenous Laser Ablation of varicose veins (EVLA)
  • Microwave Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins (EMWA)
  • High-Intesity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) ablation of Varicose Veins (Sonovein).
  • Glue Closure therapy of varicose veins (VenaSeal)
  • Transluminal Occlusion of the Perforators (TRLOP)
  • Ultrasound-guided foam Sclerotherapy
  • Sclerotherapy for thread veins and spider veins
  • Micro-Phlebectomies
 

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Special Interests

  • Varicose veins (mainly advanced cases).
  • Thread veins.
  • Perforating veins.
  • Venous leg Ulcers.
  • Superficial / deep venous thrombosis.
  • Venous eczema, dermatitis and lipodermatosclerosis.
 

Education

  • Universitatea de Medicină și Farmacie „Carol Davila” din București- Bucharest, Romania- 2001-2007
  • American College of Phlebology- 2007
  • College of Phlebology, London- 2012
  • The International Union of Phlebology 2015
  • The European Venous Forum 2015
 

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4.9

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4.9

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4.9

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Very passionate about veins! Excellent knowledge and friendly advice given at a level you could understand.
Patient seen for:foam sclerotherapy

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your very kind review. Treating varicose veins and spider veins is a beautiful combination between science and art, and I do really enjoy it.. It was really a pleasure treating you. Wish you all the best, Omar.
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23-03-2020
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Omar was very confident about the procedure and explained everything fully. He made me feel comfortable and relaxed throughout the surgery.

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your very kind review. A successful treatment is always the result of a team-work between the doctor and the patient and that why it is crucial to explain all the details to the patient in a very clear way. It was a real pleasure treating you. Wish you all the best, Omar
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19-03-2020
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Omar was friendly and put me at my ease. I felt very comfortable that he was treating me. He was professional and extremely caring. I will return for Mr OMar ABu-Bakr to treat my other leg. He explained my recovery process and took the time to ensure I was clear and comfortable. Very reassuring.

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your very kind review, it was really a pleasure treating you. Wish you all the best, Omar.
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18-03-2020
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Omar is excellent. Friendly, professional and really fast, with no pain.

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your very kind review. Wish you all the best, Omar.
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17-03-2020
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Excellent support and advice

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your kind review. It has been a pleasure treating you, Omar.
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16-03-2020
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Very professional and passionate great consultant

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your very kind review. Wish you all the best, Omar.
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16-03-2020
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Very experienced and helpful.

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your kind review. It was a pleasure treating you. Wish you all the best, Omar.
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12-03-2020
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Very pleased with my treatment

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your very kind review, it was a pleasure treating you. Wish you all the best, Omar.
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12-03-2020
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Very good staff

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your kind review. Wish you all the best, Omar.
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12-03-2020
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Very knowledgable and made me feel at ease - passionate about veins

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your very kind review. Treating varicose veins is a beautiful combination between science and art, and I do really enjoy doing it. Thank you again for you kind review and wish you all the best, Omar.
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11-03-2020
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Peer Recommendations

BY dr David Beckett

10-04-2019
Omar is a colleague. He is a world renowned leader in the management of varicose veins. His medical practice within the clinic allows Omar to practice the most up to date techniques in the management of varicose veins. Omar strives to give patients the best and world leading treatments. He has a great rapport with patients and staff and is one of the easiest doctors to speak to. He is a great colleague to work with and his patients give him great reviews.
For specialty: Vascular Surgery
For conditions: Varicose Veins
Connection: Is a colleague

BY dr Ajay Pankhania

11-04-2019
New colleague in the team, already making an excellent impact in the world of phlebolgy.
For specialty: Vascular Surgery
For conditions: Varicose Veins
Connection: Is a colleague

BY mr Gabriele Bertoni

12-04-2019
Great venous surgeon and easy going guy.
For specialty: Vascular Surgery
For conditions: Varicose Veins
Connection: Is a colleague
Omar is one of the most talented young vein surgeons that I have ever had the pleasure of working with. He is technically excellent. In addition, he has a very gentle, kind and caring attitude- as can be seen from the excellent patient feedback that he gets.
For specialty: Vascular Surgery
For conditions: Varicose Veins
Connection: Is a colleague