Mr Dan Ablett


  • Specialities Vascular and endovascular surgery
  • Telephone 01782 382507 (clinic bookings) 01782 625431 (medical secretary Yvonne Lindop-Udell)
  • Year of first qualification 2001
  • Email
  • Languages spoken

    English and conversational Spanish

  • GMC Number 6026599
  • Fax 01782 382500 (clinic bookings)


Mr Ablett is a consultant vascular surgeon in the NHS and a Surgeon Commander in the Royal Navy.

He graduated from Glasgow University, joined the Royal Navy after basic surgical training and completed higher surgical training in Edinburgh then did a 1-year fellowship in London before taking up consultant practice at The Royal Stoke University Hospital. He has a wide vascular surgical practice including endovenous and open surgery for varicose veins, abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery, lower limb revascularisation for peripheral vascular disease, carotid artery surgery, vascular access surgery for renal haemodialysis, emergency vascular surgery, surgical management of the diabetic foot, major trauma surgery and amputations.

In the Royal Navy he has completed the All Arms Commando Course (earning the green beret) and has deployed twice to Afghanistan. Once in a frontline role supporting The Royal Marines and once as a surgeon at the Field Hospital at Camp Bastion. He completed a Masters degree in trauma surgery in 2013 and the subject of his dissertation was lower limb salvage in UK soldiers injured in modern combat.

He has a keen interest in medical education and surgical training, teaches students from Keele university on a weekly basis and supervises surgeons in training.


  • Wednesday PM


Current posts

  • Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Royal Stoke University Hospital


Open and endovenous surgery for primary, recurrent and cosmetic varicose veins.

Personal interests

Running, cycling, fitness, theatre, cinema, reading and travelling.

Member of

  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • European Society of Vascular Surgery


Mr Dan Ablett works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Healix
  • AXA PPP Healthcare

Mr Dan Ablett does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Dan Ablett does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Dan Ablett does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.