Mr Laszlo Papp

Consultant Vascular Surgeon


Year qualified:1987


Personal profile

Mr Laszlo Papp has over 30 years of clinical surgical experience; seven years in general surgery and 24 years in vascular surgery. He has previously been the Head of Department in an Academic Vascular Surgical Unit.

Mr Papp received his basic and specialist training outside the UK but added further two years of training in the UK before working on his PhD thesis with Professor Andrew W Bradbury in Edinburgh. He has also trained in Endovascular Surgery at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Westmead Hospital in Sydney, Australia.

Mr Papp has held Consultant posts at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge, Heartlands Hospital in Birmingham and Royal Stoke University Hospital in Stoke-on-Trent. He was also Visiting Professor at the Vascular Department of Yale University in 2004.

Mr Papp is interested in all aspects of vascular surgery, including the surgery of aortic aneurysms, arterial occlusive disease, thoracic outlet syndrome, HAVS (hand-arm vibration syndrome or industrial white finger), vascular access surgery and the treatment of varicose veins (open surgery and endovenous treatment).

He also has extensive under and postgraduate teaching experience in five major university hospitals. Mr Papp is an active examiner for the European Board of Vascular Surgery, examining candidates who are specialists in vascular surgery in their respective country and wish to hold the title of Fellow of the European Board of Vascular Surgery.

Professional Memberships

  • British Society of Endovascular Therapy
  • European Society for Vascular Surgery
  • European Board of Vascular Surgery

Clinical Interests

  • Aortic aneurysm surgery
  • Carotid surgery
  • Vascular access surgery
  • Treatment of varicose veins: EndoVenous laser treatment (EVLT), radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of varicose veins, sclerotherapy of varicose veins

Current NHS and /or University Posts

  • Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

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