Mr Harpaul Flora

Qualifications

BSc, FRCS, MBBS, MRCS, MSc

GMC number: 4214300

Practicing since: 1995

Specialties

General Surgery

Consultation times

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About

Harpaul (Paul) is a Consultant Vascular surgeon at a leading London Teaching hospital with 15 years of experience in endovascular and advanced laparoscopic, or keyhole, surgery for a variety of vascular problems. He qualified from The London Hospital Medical College, University of London, in 1995. He achieved a distinction in his Master's in Surgery and went on to train throughout the major Vascular centres in London.

He went on an advanced laparoscopic fellowship in Hong Kong sponsored by Ethicon and the Circulation Foundation prior to taking up his appointment as a Consultant Surgeon at St Barts and The Royal London NHS Trust in 2007.

He has published widely in Vascular and General surgery literature and has presented his work both nationally and internationally. He remains actively involved in teaching both at undergraduate and postgraduate level He has a wide-ranging busy clinical vascular practice as well as holding roles in senior management.

He has appeared on various radio shows, the BBC news and the Mail on Sunday. He is the director of AAA screening program in North East London and overall Clinical network director for Vascular surgery in Barts Health NHS Trust.

Special interests

Wound care service 
Leg swelling and Lymphoedema,  
Carotid disease
Diabetic foot disease,  
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Popliteal Entrapment syndromes

Other Entrapment syndromes causing abdominal and limb pain:
Median arcuate ligament syndrome (MALS)
SMA syndrome
Nutcracker syndrome
May-Thurner Syndrome
External iliac artery endofibrosis
Adductor canal syndrome
Chronic exertional compartment syndrome
Connective tissue Vascular disease (eVDS)
AV malformations and soft tissue swellings and masses
Hyperhidrosis 
Facial blushing
Facial sweating
Axillary sweating
Hernia surgery
All abdominal wall (Epigastric, umbilical, para-umbilical and incisional) and groin hernias (Inguinal, femoral)
Laparoscopic and open techniques

Abdominal wall reconstruction

Other interests

His interests are in minimally invasive surgery. He was the first surgeon in the UK to perform the Barostim procedure for the regulation of hypertension.

He also has specific interests in varicose veins (EVLT, Venefit, and glue) deep venous disease, carotid disease, stroke, diabetic foot disease, peripheral arterial disease, Thoracic outlet syndrome and vascular tumours.

He has interests in all types of entrapment syndromes that cause severe abdominal and limb pains.

He has a large practice in Connective tissue disorders that impact the Vascular system such as Ehlers Danlos Syndrome.

Languages spoken

English, Punjabi

Locations Mr Harpaul Flora works with

Related experience

Memberships

  • Royal College Of Surgeons of England

Other posts held

  • Consultant Vascular Surgeon at Barts Health NHS Trust

Insurers Mr Harpaul Flora works with

Mr Harpaul Flora works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Bupa
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

Declaration

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

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

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