Prof. Ian Loftus, Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Prof. Ian Loftus

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

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Prof. Ian Loftus BSc MB ChB MD FRCS

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

BSc MB ChB MD FRCS

Prof. Ian Loftus

Consultant Vascular Surgeon BSc MB ChB MD FRCS

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BSc MB ChB MD FRCS
HCA-Healthcare-UK

Areas of expertise

  • Abdominal Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Tumours
  • Vascular Surgery
HCA-Healthcare-UK

Address

  • London Bridge Hospital

    27 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2PR

About Prof. Ian Loftus

GMC number: 3675531

Year qualified: 1992

Place of primary qualification: University of London

Professor Ian Loftus: Leading Consultant in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Professor Ian Loftus is a distinguished Consultant and Professor in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, recognised as one of the leading aortic surgeons in the UK. He currently practices at St George's Hospital in London, where he has been instrumental in expanding their vascular and endovascular services since his appointment in 2004. In 2014, he was appointed as a Professor in Vascular Surgery at St George's University.

Professor Loftus completed his medical training with a distinction in surgery and subsequently specialised in vascular surgery in Leicester. His expertise encompasses a wide range of vascular conditions and procedures, including carotid endarterectomy, endovascular aneurysm repair, endovenous surgery (radiofrequency ablation or VNUS), laser varicose vein treatment (ELVA), popliteal entrapment release, sclerotherapy, and thoracic outlet decompression.

He treats various conditions such as aortic aneurysms, aortic dissection, popliteal entrapment syndrome, thoracic aortic aneurysm, thoracic outlet syndrome, varicose veins, and venous insufficiency.

Professor Loftus has held several prestigious roles throughout his career. He is a past President of both the Vascular Society of Great Britain and the British Society for Endovascular Therapy. He serves as the Director of the Regional Aneurysm Screening Programme and has been a Clinical Tutor for Critical Care at the Royal College of Surgeons of England. Additionally, he chaired the National Vascular Committee for Audit and Quality Improvement and was the National Lead for Revalidation in Vascular Surgery. He is also a Council Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and Vice Chair of the national vascular surgery clinical reference group.

His contributions to the field extend to national quality improvement programmes (QIP) for vascular surgery, where he was the Lead for the London Aneurysm QIP and participated in the Department of Health working party on peri-operative care.

Professor Loftus is actively involved in clinical and scientific research into vascular disease. He has published over 300 papers and authored numerous book chapters on vascular and venous disease, contributing significantly to the advancement of medical knowledge in his field.

With a career marked by excellence in patient care, research, and education, Professor Ian Loftus continues to be a leading figure in vascular and endovascular surgery in the UK.

Areas of expertise

  • Abdominal Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Tumours
  • Aorto-iliac Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy
  • Carotid Surgery for Stroke Prevention
  • Claudication
  • Endoscopic Vein Surgery
  • Endovascular Stent Graft
  • Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA)
  • Endovenous Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Foam Sclerotherapy
  • Keyhole Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Painful Legs
  • Peripheral Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Swollen Legs
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Varicose Veins Surgery
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Venous Insufficiency