Mr Stephen Black is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon at Ashtead Hospital in Surrey who specialises in varicose vein surgery.
Mr Stephen Black qualified from the University of the Witwatersrand Medical School in 1998 and moved to the UK in 2001. He obtained an MD in simulation based training from Imperial College London and completed his higher surgical training with placements at St Thomas', St George's and St Mary’s Hospitals, London.
In 2010 he was appointed as a consultant vascular surgeon and honorary senior lecturer at St George's Hospital and Medical School. At St George's Mr Black led the establishment of a programme for deep venous intervention which grew to be one of the largest in Europe.
Mr Black is the lead for Venous and Lymphoedema surgery at St Thomas' Hospital. He is on the program committee for the European Venous Forum Hands on Workshops (EVF HOW) and the annual Charing Cross Vascular Symposium. The Charing Cross Symposium is one of the largest vascular meeting in the world. He has lectured widely on the subjects of treatment of acute and chronic DVT.
Stephen also has an interest in training and has presented widely on this subject internationally. He is an examiner for the Fellowship of the European Board of Vascular Surgery. He is an active contributor to ongoing medical research.
Primary Medical Qualification
MB BCh 1998 University of the Witwatersrand
Specialist Register entry date
General surgery From 06 Oct 2010