Professor Bruce Campbell

Qualifications

MB BS, MS, FRCP, FRCS

GMC number: 2211312

Practicing since: 1974

Specialties

General Surgery

Consultation times

  • Tuesday mornings
  • Other times by appointment
  • Overview

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07492 737 777

About

Professor Campbell is a vascular surgeon working at Exeter Medical and Nuffield Health, Exeter. He is Honorary Vascular Consultant at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Honorary Professor at the University of Exeter Medical School.

Professor Campbell is well known nationally for varicose veins and has led major research studies on treatment of veins. He places special importance on giving detailed advice and counselling about varicose veins: he has written extensive advice material and a book for patients on varicose veins.  He offers a full range of vein treatments – endothermal ablation (laser), foam sclerotherapy, surgery, and cyanoacrylate glue. He also specialises in microsclerotherapy treatment for thread veins and other small veins.

In addition to his 32 years’ experience as a vascular consultant, Professor Campbell chaired the NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) advisory committees for both new procedures in the NHS and new medical devices. He is a Non-Executive Director of the government agency for medicines and medical devices (the MHRA).

Special interests

  • Varicose veins
  • Thread veins and other leg veins

Treatments and tests offered by Professor Bruce Campbell at Nuffield Health

  • Excision of skin lesion
  • Ingrown toenail (and ingrown toenail surgery)
  • Arterial Surgery
  • Foam sclerotherapy for varicose veins
  • Carotid endarterectomy

Locations Professor Bruce Campbell works with

Related experience

Research

Very extensive research, publications and presentations/lectures, largely on vascular surgical subjects, including a wide range of issues relating to both arterial and venous disease.

Publications:

  • Over 200 articles in journals
  • 50 book chapters
  • 4 books as author/editor.

Presentations:

  • Over 200 presentations at surgical meetings and postgraduate courses
  • Over 60 presentations for NICE

Notable areas of publication: Varicose veins, venous leg ulcers, aortic aneurysms, acute and chronic leg ischaemia, amputation, venous thromboembolism (DVT) prophylaxis, consent, new procedures.

Memberships

  • Vascular Society of Grerat Britain and Ireland
  • Venous Forum of the Royal Society of Medicine (Member of Council)

Other post held

  • Honorary Vascular Consultant at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust

Insurers Professor Bruce Campbell works with

Professor Bruce Campbell works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • APRIL
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • ESMI
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Simplyhealth
  • Tesco Bank
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA

Declaration

Professor Bruce Campbell does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Professor Bruce Campbell does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Professor Bruce Campbell does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.