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Varicose Vein Disease

13th August 2020


Even though varicose vein is a common benign disease, left untreated, it can lead to a long term debilitating condition.

This webinar will describe the presentation, pathophysiology, investigation and treatment of varicose veins in a simple and sytematic fashion.


Mr Peng Wong

Peng Wong is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon at South Tees Hospitals Foundation NHS Trust, Middlesbrough. He qualified from Bristol University and completed his Higher Surgical Training in Northeast England. He is currently an examiner for the FRCS (Vascular Surgery) and Fellowship of European Board of Vascular Surgery examinations.


Surgeon Commander Adam Stannard

Surgeon Commander Adam Stannard graduated from Aberdeen University in 1999 as a Royal Navy medical cadet. Following house jobs he served for three years as a medical officer in the Royal Navy’s submarine service. Basic Surgical Training was completed in the North East of England with an additional fellowship in Birmingham prior to commencing higher surgical training in the Northern Deanery. Following appointment as a consultant Commander Stannard has been faculty on the Military Operational Specialist Team (MOSTT) course for a number of years having recently been course director he is now the course convenor of this complex multi-disciplinary course thatprepares international military surgical teams to deliver high quality care in austere environments. Surgeon Commander Stannard also has the privilege of being an RCSEd Regional Surgical Advisor for the military and deals with any enquiries, or interest in the military from surgical trainees.


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