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"For our patients, from whom we have learnt,  and from whom we have received, more than we have given."
Dr John Elefteriades - Director of Aortic Institute, Yale

Dr Laura Redman started the Vascular Centre after having super-specialised in Vascular Surgery and travelling to world renowned Vascular Units.


Dr Laura Redman started the Vascular Centre after having super-specialised in Vascular Surgery and travelling to world renowned Vascular Units.

Vascular Surgery is growing in South Africa. Vascular Surgeons are General Surgeons who have done a subspecialty in Vascular. The Vascular Surgeons in South Africa take care of all vascular problems (arteries and veins) . However, in some first world countries, vascular surgeons have developed expertise in the different aspects of Vascular Surgery - Veins, Strokes, Diabetic Foot, Aortic Work and Peripheral (limb) vascular disease.

Vascular ultrasound is a rather scarce skill in South Africa with eligible professionals including Clinical Technologists who have specialised in Vascular Scanning as well as Sonographers, Radiologists and Vascular Surgeons.

Dr Redman visited various units abroad specialising in each of these areas including the USA, the UK and Europe