Mr Seamus Harrison

Qualifications

PhD FRCS

GMC number: 6105508

Practicing since: 2004

Specialties

General Surgery

Consultation times

  • 1st Tuesday of the month, 08.30 - 12.30
  • 3rd Tuesday of the month, 13.30 - 16.30

About

Mr Harrison is a Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon at Addenbrookes Hospital. He treats patients with a range of arterial and venous problems from across the region. He is clinical lead for vascular trauma and also performs a large number of minimally invasive operations for varicose veins each year, including endothermal ablation, ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy and traditional surgery.

He completed his undergraduate and post-graduate training in London before being awarded a prestigious fellowship by the British Society for Endovascular Therapy (BSET). He undertook this in Cambridge and focused upon endovascular (keyhole) repair of aortic aneurysms. He spent the final part of his training in Leicester, combining clinical practice, research and teaching as an academic clinical lecturer.

Special interests

  • Varicose Veins
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Leg Ulcer
  • Foot Ulcer

Other interests

Genomics of Cardio vascular Diseases

Personal interests

In his spare time he enjoys road cycling and completes a number of “sportives” each year. He also enjoys playing guitar, watching rugby and spending time with his wife and three young children.

Languages spoken

English

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Seamus Harrison at Nuffield Health

  • Foam sclerotherapy for varicose veins
  • Endovascular treatment
  • Thread vein treatment (sclerotherapy)
  • Carotid doppler
  • Cardiovascular risk profile
  • Endovenous laser treatment for varicose veins
  • Radiofrequency (RF) Ablation for Varicose Veins
  • AAA (abdominal aortic aneurysm)
  • Local anaesthetic
  • Orthotics
  • Phlebotomy
  • Varicose vein stripping

Locations Mr Seamus Harrison works with

Related experience

Research

During his surgical training he completed a PhD at University College London studying the genetic determinants of aortic aneurysms for which he was awarded a research fellowship by the British Heart Foundation.  He holds an honorary position at the University of Cambridge, where he is developing a team of researchers to understand the causes of aortic diseases. He is passionate about advancing knowledge in the genetics of vascular diseases that could translate into better care for patients. He has been awarded numerous academic prizes, presented research at conferences around the world and published articles in leading medical journals such as the Lancet and European Heart Journal.

Memberships

  • Vascular Society
  • Royal College of Surgeons

Other post held

  • Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

Insurers Mr Seamus Harrison works with

Mr Seamus Harrison works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)

Declaration

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

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

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