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Mr Colin D Bicknell, Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Specialising in:

Treatment of aortic aneurysms, carotid surgery, lower limb arterial disease, varicose vein surgery.

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Specialist Details
Full name

Mr Colin Bicknell




Consultant Vascular Surgeon

Colin Bicknell

General surgery, Vascular surgery

Site specialisation
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Clinical interests

Treatment of aortic aneurysms, carotid surgery, lower limb arterial disease, varicose vein surgery.

Background Information

Mr Colin Bicknell is a Clinical Senior Lecturer and Consultant Vascular Surgeon at Imperial College Biomedical Research Centre, London. Clinically, his expertise encompasses the full range of vascular conditions requiring surgical and medical attention. These include aortic, carotid artery, upper limb arterial and lower limb arterial, lymphatic and venous disease. His specialist interests are complex aneurysm repair and minimally invasive endovascular surgery for a wide range of vascular conditions including aneurysms and laser vein surgery. 
Mr Bicknell's research interests are primarily in the field of minimally invasive vascular surgery directly improving outcomes for patients using the application of novel technologies to improve surgical techniques and improving safety within the operating theatre. He has explored the advantages of robotic endovascular catheters in the vascular tree, and leads the research programme exploring methods to prevent error occurring during vascular procedures.

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020 7460 5700

Additional Career Information
Year qualified



Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland, European Society of Vascular Surgery, British Society of Endovascular Therapy.

NHS hospitals

Imperial College


Deputy Undergraduate Vertical Theme Head for Ethics, Professionalism, Leadership and Management, Imperial College, London

Research interests

Robotic and 3D navigational strategies to enhance endovascular interventions. Reducing error in vascular and endovascular surgery. Clinical trials in vascular surgery including the influence of ACE inhibitors on aneurysm growth and aortic aneurysm stent graft trials.

Key published papers

Renal dysfunction and prolonged visceral ischaemia increase mortality rate after suprarenal aneurysm repair. Bicknell CD, Cowan AR, Kerle MI, Mansfield AO, Cheshire NJ, Wolfe JH. Br J Surg. 2003 Sep;90(9):1142-6.  Treatment of complex aneurysmal disease with fenestrated and branched stent grafts. Bicknell CD, Cheshire NJ, Riga CV, Bourke P, Wolfe JH, Gibbs RG, Jenkins MP, Hamady M. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2009 Feb;37(2):175-81.  Identification of patient safety improvement targets in successful vascular and endovascular procedures: analysis of 251 hours of complex arterial surgery. Albayati MA, Gohel MS, Patel SR, Riga CV, Cheshire NJ, Bicknell CD. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2011 Jun;41(6):795-802.  Lower-limb ischemia in the young patient: management strategies in an endovascular era. Morbi A, Gohel MS, Hamady M, Cheshire NJ, Bicknell CD. Ann Vasc Surg. 2012 May;26(4):591-9.   Reducing errors in combined open/endovascular arterial procedures: influence of a structured mental rehearsal before the endovascular phase. Patel SR, Gohel MS, Hamady M, Albayati MA, Riga CV, Cheshire NJ, Bicknell CD. J Endovasc Ther. 2012 Jun;19(3):383-9.  


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