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Miss Nung Rudarakanchana

Consultant Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon
MB BChir MA (Hons) (Cantab) PhD (Cantab) FRCS (Eng)
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Miss Nung Rudarakanchana is a Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon specialising in minimally invasive varicose vein procedures, peripheral arterial disease, aortic aneurysms, carotid artery disease, diabetic foot and complex wound management. She has particular expertise in endovascular surgery, including lower limb angioplasty and endovascular aortic aneurysm repair.

General surgery, Vascular surgery
English
In-person, Phone call

Bio

Miss Rudarakanchana is a Consultant Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon at London North West University Hospitals. She qualified in 2004 from the Cambridge University MB PhD programme with distinctions in Medicine and Surgery and was awarded the Lewin Prize in Surgery. She won numerous scholarships and fellowships during her PhD research in vascular cell biology, including the Magdalene College Donaldson Bye-Fellowship and the British Federation of Women Graduates Spurgeon Scholarship.

She underwent surgical training in London, during which time she gained specialist training in open and endovascular repair of complex aortic disease at St Mary’s Hospital and the Royal Free Hospital and completed an Advanced Endovascular Fellowship in lower limb arterial disease and diabetic foot management at St Thomas’ Hospital.

She was appointed as a NIHR Clinical Lecturer in 2011 at Imperial College, developing interests in endovascular technology and virtual reality simulation. Her current research projects include the use of personalised nutrigenomics to reduce cardiovascular risk. Research programmes associated with these interests have generated half a million pounds in grants and won prizes in the UK, Europe and the USA. Miss Rudarakanchana has supervised BSc and PhD degrees. She is published widely and acts an invited reviewer for renowned surgical journals. She has designed and delivered courses in endovascular skill training, both nationally and internationally and is a trained educational supervisor. She is Vascular Lead for the NHS London Diabetic Foot Network and is currently completing a Masters in Healthcare Finance and Management.

Miss Rudarakanchana's clinical interests include aortic aneurysm and dissection, peripheral arterial disease and diabetic foot management (including complex wound management), carotid artery disease and TIAs/stroke, venous disease (including varicose veins, pelvic congestion and post-thrombotic limb), lymphoedema, thoracic outlet syndrome and women’s cardiovascular risk management. She undertakes both open and endovascular procedures, including complex endovascular aortic repair and lower limb angioplasty. She has a particular interest in the management of women's vascular disease.

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  • Consultant Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon
    London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

  • Surgical Tutor
    London Deanery - Higher Surgical Training

  • Year qualified 2004
  • University of Cambridge 1996 - 2004

  • Peripheral arterial disease
  • Diabetic foot

  • Lewin Prize in Surgery Cambridge University
  • American College of Phlebology Scholarship (Varicose Veins)
  • Simpson Smith Surgical Travelling Fellowship
  • Medical Women's Federation Award
  • Surgeon Scholarship from the British Federation of Women Graduates
  • Magdalene College Donaldson Bye-Fellowship
  • First Prize for presentations at: The Multidisciplinary European Endovascular Therapy Congress; The European Society of Vascular Surgery; The International Society of Vascular Surgery; The International Congress of Aortic and Peripheral Surgery

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How can we ensure vascular surgical trainees become competent in open aortic surgery in the future training environment?

Authors: Jenkins MP, Boyle JR, Rudarakanchana N
Year: 2019
Published by: European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Current practice of carotid endarterectomy in the UK

Authors: Rudarakanchana N, Halliday AW, Kamugasha D, Grant R, Waton S, Horrocks M, Naylor AR, Rudd AG, Cloud GC, Mitchell D; on behalf of the Carotid Endarterectomy Steering Group; Clinical Effectiveness Evaluation Unit, Royal College of Physicians
Year: 2012
Published by: British Journal of Surgery

Recommendations for the referral and treatment of patients with lower limb chronic venous insufficiency (including varicose veins)

Authors: Venous Forum of the Royal Society of Medicine, Berridge D, Bradbury AW, Davies AH, Gohel M, Nyamekye I, Renton S, Rudarakanchana N, Standby G.
Year: 2011
Published by: Phlebology

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