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Dr Wendell Neilson

MBBS BSc (Med) FRACS (Vasc)

    Contact Details

  • 02 6225 7030

    02 6103 9047

  • National Capital

    National Capital Private Hospital, Level 5, Suite 12 Cnt Gilmour Cres & Hospital Rd, Garran 2605

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.


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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