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Mr Stephen Paul Cavanagh

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

MBChB, MD, FRCS(Gen)

Practices at: The Duchy Hospital

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Personal Profile

Mr Cavanagh was born and educated in Liverpool. He came to Yorkshire in 1986, and trained as a doctor in Leeds and underwent surgical training around Yorkshire.

He has a busy vascular surgical practice, undertaking all types of arterial and venous surgery. He has a particular interest in carotoid, aortic and lower limb arterial surgery including endovascular aneurysm repair. He is also interested in venous disease and undertakes the full range of treatment options for venous disease including minimally invasive techniques.

His NHS workload includes the York and Harrogate areas. He is actively involved in undergradualte and postgraduate education and runs the Royal College of Surgeons of England Care of the Criticall Ill Surgical Patient Course in York.

Clinical Interests

Clinical Interests



  • Varicose vein treatment including surgery, minimally invasive treatments (VNUS or radiofrequency ablation), sclerotherapy

  • Treatment for hyperhidrosis (thoracoscopic sympathectomy)

  • All types of arterial surgery (open and endovascular aortic aneurysm surgery, carotid surgery for stroke prevention, lower limb bypass surgery, renal access surgery and diabetic lower limb complications.)

Professional Memberships

Professional Membership



  • BMA

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England

  • Vascular Society

  • Association of Surgeons of Great Britaing and Ireland

  • European Society of Vascular Surgery

  • York Medical Society

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