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Mr Omar Abu-Bakr
Mr Omar Abu-Bakr
MD, FCPhleb
General Surgery
167 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

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4.9

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4.9

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4.9

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Omar is very friendly with a calming manner. He explained my procedure and after effects clearly plus gave me an outline of the next part of my treatment.

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your very kind review. Wish you all the best, Omar.
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29-01-2020
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Omar has been first class and his treatment and that of the teams has been superb. I had severely ulcerated legs for over 18 months upon my first visit and am now cured thanks to Omar.
Patient seen for:Varicose veins surgery

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your very kind review, it was a pleasure treating you and we are so happy you are completely cured now. Thank you again for your kind review and wish you all the best, Omar.
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28-01-2020
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Omar and his team provide a first class service, excellent treatment and thorough explanation of processes and what to expect.
Patient seen for:Varicose veins surgery

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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28-01-2020
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Very professional and reassuring

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your very kind review. Wish you all the best, Omar.
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27-01-2020
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Dr Omar is really supportive, loves to explain everything thoroughly and he’s very funny and chatty too.

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your vey kind review. A successful treatment is always a result of a team work between the doctor and the patient so it is always essential to explain all the treatment's steps to get the best results. Thank you again for your kind review and wish you all the best, Omar.
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24-01-2020
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Very informative, lovely Doctor.

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your kind review. Wish you all the best, Omar.
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24-01-2020
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Dr Omar is so professional and has been amazing on all my procedures. He is very funny and really made me feel comfortable about each step.

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your very kind review, it was a real pleasure treating you. Wish you all the best, Omar.
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21-01-2020
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Excellent care

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your kind review. Wish you all the best, Omar.
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16-01-2020
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Excellent
Patient seen for:Vein foam treatment

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your kind review. Wish you all the best, Omar.
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14-01-2020
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Omar is very exuberant and encouraging and professional and I am grateful for his care and expertise and humour during my treatment.
Patient seen for:Varicose Veins

Mr Omar Abu-Bakr

Thank you for your very kind review. It has been a pleasure to treat you. Wish you all the best, Omar.
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13-01-2020
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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