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+44 (0)207 935 4444
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+44 (0)207 616 7693
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+44 (0)203 219 3315
The London Clinic
Dr Nicholas Burfitt is an Interventional Radiologist, specialising in embolisation for prostate (BPH), fibroids, varicocele, chronic tendon and joint pain.

Specialties and sub-specialties

Radiology
Interventional Radiology
Urological & General Diagnostic Imaging
Prostate Artery Embolization
Angioplasty & Arterial Stenting
Varicocele Embolization
Deep Venous Disease & Stenting
Fibroid Embolization
Venous Access

Professional profile

Following a Biochemistry degree at Imperial College, Nick worked in the City for Credit Lyonnaise Rouse before taking up full-time training with the British Olympic Rowing Team in 1988.

After his break from work, he went on to study medicine, qualifying from Cambridge in 1997.
Nick completed surgical training at St George's Hospital, then transferred to St Mary's Hospital for radiology training with an Interventional Radiology Fellowship at Charing Cross, where he became a Consultant in 2008.

At Imperial he focused on developing new services: fenestrated EVAR, venous stenting, Prostate Artery Embolization and more recently Musculoskeletal Embolization for chronic tendon and joint pain. Prostate Artery Embolization (PAE) for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)

Following training in Lisbon with Dr Pisco, the originator of PAE, in 2015 Nick started the PAE programme at Imperial and was the site primary operator for the UK-ROPE study which led to NICE approval of PAE.

Nick is an expert in the use of embolization throughout the body: varicocele embolization, uterine fibroid embolization, treatment gastrointestinal or traumatic bleeding, pelvic varicies.

He is currently developing Musculoskeletal Embolization (MSKE) for chronic tendon and joint pain at Imperial having travelled to Japan recently to observe this new technique.

Other areas of expertise:

  • Deep venous stenting with intravascular ultrasound
  • Peripheral arterial angioplasty and stenting
  • Complex aortic aneurysm endovascular repair
  • Venous access for oncology/dialysis (portacath, Hickman lines, PICC line, Tessio Lines)
  • Endo-urological intervention
  • Hepatobiliary intervention

Clinical interests

  • Radiology

Current posts

  • Interventional & Diagnostic Radiology Consultant
    Imperial College Hospital NHS Trust
  • Complex Aortic Intervention Proctor and Consultant
    Terumo Aortic Limited

Medical training

Year qualified 1997
  • St Georges Hospital Medical School, London 1993
  • Cambridge University 1995-1997

mEDICAL aDMISSIONS

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Facilitating acute admissions into The London Clinic whilst maintaining the highest levels of safety and care, supported by a consultant on-call rota.

Concierge service

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We can support our patients with travel, hotel accommodation, London tours, plus theatre and restaurant reservations.

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Main numbers

General enquiries: 020 7935 4444 Appointments: 020 7616 7693 Self-Pay: 020 3219 3315

Other numbers

Concierge service: 020 3219 3323International office: 020 3 219 3266Invoice and payment enquiries: 020 7616 7708

Your call may be recorded for training and monitoring purposes.

Medical service numbers

Breast services appointments: 020 7616 7653 Diagnostics appointments: 020 7616 7653 Endoscopy appointments: 020 7616 7760 Eye centre appointments: 020 7616 7768 Haematology appointments: 020 7535 5503 Kidney services appointments: 020 7224 5234 Liver services appointments: 020 7616 7719 Physiotherapy appointments: 020 7616 7651 Radiology appointments: 020 7616 7653

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