Mr Asad Rahi is a leading venous surgeon and highly-experienced consultant vascular surgeon for the last 20 years. He is known for his professionalism and delivers very high quality treatment to his patients which is reflected in 99.5% outstanding outcomes for carotid endarterectomy and aortic aneurysm surgery in yearly National Vascular Registry Data in public domain since 2013.
Mr Rahi has special interest and expertise in innovative and modern techniques in varicose vein surgery including RF ablation, EVLT, clarivein, venaseal and sclerotherapy. He provides walk-in walk-out single-visit varicose vein service and has performed 2400 procedures with published excellent patient satisfaction and five years success rate of 98%.
Mr Rahi works in regional vascular centre in Lancashire Teaching Hospital, Preston. He is awarded National Bronze Clinical Excellence Award in 2019, as public acknowledgement of professional expertise and sustained and dedicated contribution of his service to the NHS.
He completed his surgical training (CCST) in 2000 from Cardiff. He carried out research at St. Mary’s Hospital London and was awarded Masters in Vascular science degree with Distinction by the Imperial College London in 1999. He travelled for his fellowship to Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas in 1998.
Mr Rahi is a dedicated surgical trainer and medical educationist. He is FRCS examiner for vascular surgery and general surgery and national selector for ST’s. His Royal College of Surgeons of England activities include college assessor for consultant appointments, overseas MRCS examiner, college tutor for 12 years and faculty tutor for surgical courses.
He is involved in teaching and examination of Manchester Medical School students. His special research interest in carotid artery disease continues as co-investigator of ACST-2 Trial (carotid surgery vs stenting ). His research thesis was based on Eversion & Standard carotid endarterectomy under LA and GA. He has regularly published and delivered national presentations in his area of expertise.