Mr Seamus Harrison

PhD FRCS


  • Specialities Vascular and endovascular surgery
  • Year of first qualification 2004
  • Languages spoken

    English

  • GMC Number 6105508

Profile

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.


Clinics

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

Locations

Current posts

  • Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

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.


Member of

  • Vascular Society
  • Royal College of Surgeons

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.


Declaration

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)

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.