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About Dr. Joe Brookes MB BS FRCR FRCP

Dr Jocelyn Brookes is a Consultant Interventional Radiologist . He qualified in Medicine and Surgery at The Middlesex Hospital, 1986 and achieved MRCP after post-graduate rotations in Guys Hospital and Oxford Hospitals (1991). After further post-graduate training in Radiology (1992-7) he was appointed Consultant at UCH (UCL Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London NW1) in 1998, leading the Vascular interventional service.


In 2001 after training in Buenos Aires and New York with Rob Min, the originator of the technique, Dr Brookes introduced Endolaser ablation for varicose veins to the UK at The Middlesex Hospital, UCLH, London, convening the first UK workshop on EVLT in May 2001. He continues to train newcomers to the technique, hosting the European Society of Interventional Radiology Veins workshop at UCLH in June 2009.


In 2009 he became Divisional Clinical Director for Imaging and Vascular Services at UCLH (incorporating vascular surgery into Imaging)


In 2011 Dr Brookes became a member of the NICE Guidelines Development Group producing the new NICE Varicose Veins guidelines (July 2013)


Since 2012 he has led the Regional Vascular Malformation Service from The Royal Free Hospital, London NW3.


In April 2014 Dr Brookes is debating Pelvic Venous Incompetence at the Charing Cross Vascular Meeting 


In Sept 2014 Dr Brookes will be organising the Varicose Veins workshop at CIRSE (Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe)


About Our Team


Dr Brookes works with a team of clinical and support staff who provide together a comprehensive and integrated service. The clinic partners with leading consultants in related areas across the UK & internationally.



About the Harley Vein Centre

The Harley Vein Centre is an international clinic focussed exclusively on the treatment of vascular problems, including Varicose Veins, Peripheral Vascular Disease, and Vascular Malformations.


We know that anything to do with medical matters can be very confusing and daunting so we try to make it as easy, comfortable and pleasant as possible.
















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