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Mr Obiekezie Agu

Royal Free Hospital



Mr Obi Agu is Consultant General Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon at UCL Hospitals. Paul studied medicine at University of Nigeria, and trained in General Surgery , Vascular & Endovascular Surgery in North Thames rotation and University College Hospitals. Obi has a specialist interest in endovascular management of complex aortic disease and is a regular speaker and trainer in endovascular techniques for aortic aneurysms and endovenous therapy. He was Vascular Research Fellow at Royal Free Hospital, and awarded a Master of Surgery for work on the haemodynamic and histological changes in venous disease. Obi is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland and the International Society of Endovascular Surgeons.

Mr Agu specialises in keyhole endovascular techniques for treating blood vessels including aortic aneurysms, dissections, varicose veins, DVT, vascular malformations, swollen and painful legs with blocked arteries and veins and narrowed neck arteries preventing strokes. He moves blood vessels around allowing other surgeons to safely reach and treat diseased organs in surgically remote locations. He provides these service at Royal Free, Great Ormond Street, UCLH, RNOH Stanmore, NHNN Queens Square. His research interests include aortic stenting, genetics, veins and multiscale computational modelling of diseases. He is a member of the NHS London cardiovascular leadership advisory group and chairs the vascular advisory group. He leads vascular services at UCLH.