Mr Aaron Sweeney

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

MB, Bch, BaO, FRCS (Gen.Surg.)

Clinical Interests

  • Endovenous laser treatment (EVLT) of varicose veins
  • Laser varicose vein surgery
  • Thread vein treatment
  • Laser haemorrhoid removal
  • Foam sclerotherapy for varicose veins
  • Open varicose vein surgery

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow Royal Society of Medicine
  • Vascular Society

Personal profile

Mr Aaron Sweeney is a Consultant Vascular Surgeon practising at a number of BMI Hospitals in the South East.

He qualified from University College Dublin in 1992, and was appointed as a Consultant Vascular Surgeon in 2002. His NHS appointments were to Lewisham, Bromley and Guy's and St Thomas' Trusts.

He has a large vascular surgery practice, which he runs jointly with Mr Chaloner. He is one of the few specialist cosmetic venous surgeons in the UK. He performs thousands of minimally invasive varicose vein treatments per year. With Mr Chaloner, he pioneered the use of lasers in venous surgery.

His main interests are in Endovenous Laser Treatment (EVLT) and Radiofrequency (VNUS) ablation of varicose veins and thread veins. He also specializes in minimally invasive treatments of haemorrhoids. 

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Varicose Veins

Do you have varicose veins? Listen to the advice from our Consultant in Vascular Surgery, Mr Aaron Sweeney from BMI The Blackheath Hospital, he will be able to tell you what why we get varicose veins and what treatment options are available.