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Our courses attract world leading specialists delivered in our state of the art surgical training facility

Course Introduction

Course Aims

Our courses build from years of vascular surgery experience to deliver comprehensive hands-on cadaveric workshops with access to self donated cadaveric material.

Educational needs and expected outcome

Each course is designed to meet your educational needs with plenty of opportunity to interact with our expert faculty with a mix of lectures, hands on training and q and a sessions throughout the sessions.



This is a hands-on course that will be carried out on fresh cadavers.

It aims to improve knowledge and confidence in many aspects of vascular surgery ranging from basic procedures to the more advanced.

The tutors drawn from across Europe, and are all experts in the field of open vascular surgery.

The official language is English.

Course material will be available through password-protected secure server connection to all delegates following the course for reference

Help and Guidance

This course is suitable for trainees at all stages and specialists who wish to reinforce their knowledge base. It builds from more common approaches suitable for early years trainees to more complex approaches ideal for more experienced trainees / consultants, but the tutoring is tailored to individual candidates.

Most courses are designed for surgeons, students or allied health professionals working in a particular specialty and/or at a particular stage in their careers. All course web pages include details of the appropriate specialties and training levels.

If you’re outside of these criteria or if in doubt, you should discuss the course with your assigned educational supervisor and if they think that it’s appropriate for you to attend please enquire via our contact us page.

What is my eligibility as an overseas candidate?

If you are not in a UK training post and are unsure of the level to which your knowledge and experience would correspond, please contact us.

What happens if book onto course and I am told that I am unsuitable?

It is your responsibility to ensure you fall within the relevant course. If your experience is below the required level we reserve the right to withdraw you from the course without compensation.

Certificates are issued approximately 2 weeks (often sooner) after your course via PDF.

This allows you time to complete the online evaluation; which closes after 1 week of your course.

Certificates of attendance will not be issued after this time.

Certificates are not provided to course observers or to delegates who have not completed the course.

Have you changed email? Has the centre got your correct contact details?

If you did not complete online feedback within 1 week of the course (and thus did not trigger the certificate process) you will not receive a certificate.

Unfortunately if more than 1 week has elapsed and you have not submitted feedback, duplicates will not be available.

If within this time frame please request a duplicate via our contact us page.

After any course you should complete feedback, your evaluation as a participant is an essential course requirement, enabling us to maintain the quality of courses we offer and help to improve future sessions

All feedback is conducted anonymously; names are only used to validate the responses
Completing online feedback links to our database and is a key trigger for the issue of certificates, if applicable for your course.

You should complete online feedback as soon as possible after your course and within 1 week of the end of the course when the online feedback will close.

Complete the online feedback even if you failed part of your course.

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On behalf of the West Midlands Surgical Training Centre and our Faculty, we wish to extend our thanks for your commitment to making our educational event so successful.

Your generous contribution to our training events, be it financial or with equipment contribution has helped ensure our vision for world class training has become a reality.

As we continue to grow as a Centre, please know that partnerships with our sponsors is vital to our success.


Meet The Faculty

Our Faculty are drawn from across Europe, and are all experts in the field of open vascular surgery, with many years of experience.



Please click on individual courses above to download the relevant program


Course Details

Cost: Delegate Place – see specific course
Duration: Two and Three Day Course
West Midlands Surgical Training Centre

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Meet The Faculty


Prof Shervanthi Homer-Vanniasinkam

Course Convener
Leeds/Coventry & Warwickshire, UK


Prof Chris Imray

Course Convener
Coventry & Warwickshire, UK


Mr Nicholas Matharu

Course Convener
Coventry & Warwickshire, UK


Prof Antonio Maria Jannello

Course Convener
Negrar, Italy


Mr Gabriele Maritati

Course Convener
Rome, Italy


Mr Luca Garriboli

Negrar, Italy


Mr Andrew Garnham

Midlands, UK


Mr David Russell

Leeds, UK


Miss Rachel Bell

London, UK