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Mr Omar Abu-Bakr
Mr Omar Abu-Bakr
MD, FCPhleb
Vascular Surgery
148 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.veins-doctor.co.uk

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Medical Procedures

  • Endovenous Laser Ablation of varicose veins (EVLA)
  • Microwave Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins (EMWA)
  • 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

Verified Patient Reviews

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Overall

4.9

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4.9

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4.9

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Bedside Manner
I found his explanations a little confusing.

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your kind review and sorry if the explanations were not that clear, I am really so happy to answer any question and to repeat any unclear explanation anytime so please do not hesitate to send me any question you have anytime. Thanknyou again for your kind review and wish you all the best, Omar.
Verified Patient
19-11-2019
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Bedside Manner
Clear explanation of procedure and what to expect after.
Patient seen for:foam sclerotherapy

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your kind review. Making the patient understand all the treatment's steps and why we are doing them and what is the expected outcome from them, is an essntial factor for a successful treatment. Wish you all the best, Omar.
Verified Patient
15-11-2019
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Excellent.
Patient seen for:leg ulcers

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your kind review. Wish you all the best, Omar.
Verified Patient
12-11-2019
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Bedside Manner
Very professional and caring

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your kind review. Wish you all the best, Omar.
Verified Patient
11-11-2019
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Bedside Manner
Is looking after me very well, explaining each stage of treatment.

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your very kind review, it is a pleasure treating you. Wish you all the best, Omar.
Verified Patient
11-11-2019
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Bedside Manner
Friendly personable experienced doctor.
Patient seen for:Varicose Veins

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your very kind review, it was a pleasure treating you. Wish you all the best, Omar.
Verified Patient
07-11-2019
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Plenty of time and explanation given. Very charming!
Patient seen for:Phlebectomies

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your kind review. It is always essential to make the patient understand all the details about each step of the treatment and why we are doing it and what will we get from that step. Thank you again for your review and wish you all the best, Omar
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05-11-2019
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Omar had to stand in for my own consultant who was ill and although I had never met him before Omar exudes positivity warmth and kindness so I was confident that I was in good hands

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your very kind and sweet review, it was a pleasure treating you. Wish you all the best, Omar.
Verified Patient
05-11-2019
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Bedside Manner
Overall very good

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your very kind review. Wish you all the best, Omar.
Verified Patient
04-11-2019
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Good experience

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your kind review. Wish you all the best, Omar
Verified Patient
31-10-2019
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Peer Recommendations

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

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