Year Qualified: 1981
Trained in: UK
Specialty: Vascular Surgery
Special Interests: Day surgery treatment of varicose veins
Languages spoken: English
Dr Simon Fraser graduated in Medicine from the University of Edinburgh, UK. After commencing his training in Surgery he transferred to St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, then to Portsmouth. At King’s College Hospital London he studied for the research degree of MD before completing his surgical training. He was then appointed Consultant Vascular Surgeon at King’s. He moved back to the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh in 2011. From 2013-15 he spent 2 years as a Vascular Surgeon with SEHA hospitals in Abu Dhabi. He has published widely in the surgical research literature and was Surgical Training Programme Director in South East Scotland.
As well as all major vascular surgery procedures he is skilled in endovenous therapies and sclerotherapy for spider veins and varicose veins.