Mr Nikesh Dattani


BSc (Hons) , MBBS, MRes (Clin Sci) , MD FRCS (Vasc)

GMC number: 7014270

Practising since: 2008


Vascular Surgery

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Mr Dattani is a Consultant Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon at the Glenfield Hospital in Leicester with a private practice at Nuffield Health Leicester Hospital. 

Mr Dattani trained in some of the busiest units in the UK before being appointed as a Consultant in 2021. He specialises in keyhole (endovenous) treatments for varicose veins and venous leg ulcers as well as minimally invasive (endovascular) surgery for blocked arteries (peripheral arterial disease) and enlarged arteries (aneurysms).

Mr Dattani is regularly involved in training the next generation of vascular surgeons. He is the Undergraduate & Postgraduate Education Lead for Vascular Surgery in Leicester and teaches widely on nationally accredited courses for surgeons. He is actively engaged in clinical research as a local principal investigator for numerous multicentre randomised controlled trials and is well published in the field of vascular surgery. He has received numerous prizes for his research including the prestigious British Journal of Surgery Prize from the Vascular Society of Great Britain & Ireland as well as the Lauder Prize from the University of Leicester. He serves as a council member for the British Society of Endovascular Therapy (BSET) and as an executive committee member for the Vascular & Endovascular Research Network (VERN), which he co-founded in 2013.

Special interests

Varicose veins & venous leg ulcers including keyhole and open surgery

Peripheral arterial disease (blocked or narrowed arteries

Aneurysmal disease (swollen arteries)

Carotid endarterectomy (stroke prevention surgery)

Diabetic foot surgery

Languages spoken

English, Gujarati

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Nikesh Dattani at Nuffield Health

  • Endovascular treatment

Locations Mr Nikesh Dattani works with

Related experience


Nikesh Dattani (0000-0003-0495-1666) - ORCID


  • Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of England in Vascular Surgery – FRCS (Vasc)
  • Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland
  • European Society of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
  • British Society of Endovascular Therapy
  • Medical Defence Union

Other posts held

  • Glenfield Hospital Leicester, Consultant Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon

Insurers Mr Nikesh Dattani works with

Mr Nikesh Dattani works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aetna
  • AXA Health
  • Aviva Health
  • Cigna International
  • Cigna
  • AXA - Global Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • The Exeter Friendly
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA
  • Bupa


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

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

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