Mr Sohail A Choksy


  • Specialities General Surgery, Vascular and endovascular surgery
  • Telephone 01206 842 949 / 07432 491 569
  • Year of first qualification 1992
  • Email
  • Languages spoken

    English and Urdu

  • GMC Number 3676271


Mr Choksy is an established vascular surgeon performing a wide variety of emergency and elective operations. 

He has extensive experience in assessment and the treatment of varicose veins and in his practice he treats most veins by modern minimally invasive methods such as radiofrequency, laser and foam sclerotherapy which avoids scarring, pain and bruising.

Mr Choksy deals with problems in patients with circulation problems and aneurysms and has considerable experience in aneurysm surgery both in open and endovascular aneurysm repair. He is the director of the Five Rivers Aneurysm Screening Programme to pick up aneurysms in the community.

He also performs carotid endarterectomy, an operation designed to prevent strokes in patients and he has considerable experience in this area.

Mr Choksy has a great deal of experience in dealing with people who have circulation problems due to blockages and narrowings in the blood vessels in their legs which can be treated by balloon treatment angioplasty or by a bypass operation.

The results for his surgery are excellent and are recorded on the national vascular registry. 

In general surgery Mr Choksy has extensive experience in the repair of hernias using the open technique especially inguinal (groin) hernias which he often performs in awake patients.


  • Alternate Wednesdays 08:30 - 13:00


Current posts

  • Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon at Colchester


  • Varicose Veins
  • Aneurysm Surgery
  • Carotid Surgery
  • Peripheral arterial disease
  • Claudication
  • Lower limb bypass

Other interests

Mr Choksy has considerable experience in creating fistulas for patients who need to use it for dialysis

Personal interests

Mr Choksy enjoys cycling and mountain biking and enjoys playing squash. 

Member of

  • Vascular Society
  • Royal College of Surgeons (England)


Mr Choksy has been the principle investigator of several recent randomised control trials such as BASIL 2, AARDVARK and the Aneurysm growth study. During his MD degree he performed his own original research which was a molecular based project investigating the biology of critical limb ischaemia.


Mr Sohail A Choksy works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA

Mr Sohail A Choksy does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Sohail A Choksy does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

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