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Dr Wendell Neilson

MBBS BSc (Med) FRACS (Vasc)

Dr Wendell Neilson

Vascular Surgery

Dr Wendell Neilson is an Australian trained Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon. He has been in clinical practice for over 10 years as a consultant surgeon in the ACT region. He has appointments in both the public and private health systems, and also runs a clinic in Young, NSW. He has an interest in both arterial and venous disease and is skilled in both open and endovascular techniques. Dr Neilson is a keen teacher, being the supervisor of Vascular Surgical Training at The Canberra Hospital, and is a Senior Lecturer at the ANU for their medical program. Dr Neilson works with the Multidisciplinary High Risk Foot Unit, and is a current member of the ACT Trauma Commitee, and a member of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons ACT Committee.

Expertise

Vascular treatments offered include:

Aneurysmal disease

Endovascular AAA repair (EVAR)

  • Open AAA repair

  • Complex endovascular techniques (branched and fenestrated repairs) 

  • Peripheral aneurysm repair

 

Carotid artery disease

  •  Endarterectomy

 

Claudication & Lower limb arterial disease

  •  Angiography - minimally invasive

  •  Angioplasty (ballooning) and stenting

  •  Bypass surgery

  •  Hybrid reconstruction (combining open and endovascular techniques)

Varicose veins

  •  Endovenous ablation

  •  Open surgery

  •  Sclerotherapy

 

Diabetic foot

  •  Revascularisation

  •  Preventative techniques

Renal dialysis access surgery

 

  •  Perm-cath insertion/removal

  •  AV fistula creation

  •  AV fistula maintenance/angioplasty (ballooning) and stenting

 

Thoracic outlet syndrome

  •  Decompression and first rib resection

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DR WENDELL NEILSON
is available at

National Capital Private Hospital

ADDRESS

Corner Gilmore Crescent & Hospital Road, Garran 2605