Mr Ian Hunter


MBBS, MA, MD, FRCS (Gen Surg)

GMC number: 4637017

Practicing since: 1999


General Surgery

Consultation times

  • Friday 09:00 - 12:00
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Mr Ian Hunter is a Consultant Vascular and Endovascular surgeon at Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital and Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust.

Mr Hunter’s undergraduate training was undertaken at University of Oxford Medical School and St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Hospital Medical School. He completed his specialist vascular training at the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.

He also enhanced his expertise in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery with Fellowships at Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham and the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast. Mr Hunter has also been awarded a Doctorate of Medicine (MD) from the University of London for his research into the ischaemic injury of transplant.

Mr Hunter specialises in varicose veins removal at Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital

Other interests

Mr Hunter's areas of specialist interest include the management of peripheral vascular disease, aortic aneurysm (both open and endovascular repair), carotid artery disease, vascular trauma and venous disease. He has developed advanced skills in the management of varicose veins; including endovenous laser ablation, radiofrequency ablation, foam injection sclerotherapy and varicose vein surgery.

Languages spoken


Treatments and tests offered by Mr Ian Hunter at Nuffield Health

  • AAA (abdominal aortic aneurysm)
  • Aortofemoral bypass
  • Arterial mapping (or artery assessment)
  • Arterial Surgery
  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Carotid surgery
  • Endovascular treatment
  • Endovenous laser treatment for varicose veins
  • Foam sclerotherapy for varicose veins
  • Thread vein treatment (sclerotherapy)

Locations Mr Ian Hunter works with

Related experience


  • Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Vascular Access Society of Great Britain and Ireland
  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
  • European Society of Vascular Surgeons
  • Royal Society of Medicine
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • British Medical Association

Other post held

  • Consultant Vascular Surgery, Nuffield Health Taunton Hospital
  • Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon, Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

Insurers Mr Ian Hunter works with

Mr Ian Hunter works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA


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

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

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