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“Laparoscopic Aortic Surgery: credible or just plain crazy?”


Dominic PJ HowardMr Dominic PJ Howard

Consultant Vascular Surgeon (Locum)

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Mr Domoinic PJ Howard is an academic vascular surgeon whose research interests focus on the epidemiology of vascular disease. Since 2010, he has gathered unique data on a population-cohort of 100,000 people and published on improving the primary and secondary prevention of carotid, aortic, and peripheral vascular disease. He has won several awards, including The Queen’s Prize for Higher Education, The Vascular Society Sol Cohen Prize, The European Stroke Association Young Investigator Award, and the Charing Cross Symposium Clinical Prize. From a clinical stand point, he completed a peripheral and aortic endovascular fellowship in Australia 2016, and hopes to develop a specialist interest in complex endovascular practice during his consultant practice.


Adam HowardMr Adam Howard

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust

Mr Adam Howard is Consultant Vascular, Endovascular and Laparoscopic Surgeon and the Clinical Lead for the Five Rivers Vascular Unit at Ipswich and Colchester Hospitals. His interstests included in laparoscopic aortic aneurysms, cyclist's endofibrosis, hybrid endovascular/laparoscopic endoleak repair, thoracic outlet compression syndrome, the prevention of venous ulcers and DVT. He organises the Vascular MSc for Minimally Invasive Vascular Surgery at Anglia Ruskin University. His registrar training was based at the Charing Cross and St Georges Vascular Units. He acquired his Doctor of Medicine, University of London in 2006 and MBBS and BSc at the London Hospital Medical College in 1994.


Chair: Professor Freddie Hamdy

All members of the University and NHS clinical staff are welcome.