HONORARY SENIOR LECTURER

Omar abu bakr

Mr. Omar Abu-Bakr

Consultant Venous Surgeon

Honorary Senior Lecturer at The College of Phlebology

Consultant Venous Surgeon and Phlebologist at The Whiteley Clinic
Specialist in Venous Ultrasonography at The Whiteley Clinic
Senior lecturer at The College of Phlebology.

Short Biography

Mr. Omar Abu-Bakr, consultant venous surgeon and Phlebologist and consultant general surgeon, with an experience of over 15 years in treating varicose veins and more 56 certificates in that field and still looking for more.
 First surgeon in the world who ever described treating incompetent perforating veins on the feet using the endovenous laser, he called that technique “The Cushion Technique” in 2022.
 Beside The Whiteley Clinic team, he was one of the first surgeons in the world who described the way of treating huge varicose veins with endovenous laser using the Multi-pass technique in 2018.
 Second surgeon in UK to use High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) to treat varicose veins.
 Second surgeon in UK to perform Endovenous Microwave Ablation of varicose veins.
 First Doctor in Romania to do the Ultrasound Guided Foam Sclerotherapy for varicose veins in 2007.
Specialist in General Ultrasonography.
In November 2022 Mr. Omar Abu-Bakr was awarded an Honorary Senior Lecturer at The College of Phlebology.

Professional Profile

Mr Omar Abu Bakr is a Consultant Venous Surgeon and Phlebologist with an experience of over 15 years in varicose veins treatment and more than 56 certificates in that field.
First surgeon in the world who ever described treating incompetent perforating veins on the feet using the endovenous laser in 2022, he called that technique “The Cushion Technique”.
Second surgeon in UK to use High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) to treat varicose veins.
Second surgeon in the UK to treat varicose veins using the Endovenous Microwave Ablation (EMWA)
Specialist in General Ultrasonography.
Senior Lecturer at The College of Phlebology
Fellow of The College of Phlebology from the UK (FCPhleb).
Member of The International Union of Phlebology (IUP).
Member of The European Venous Forum (EVF).
Fellow of The American College of Phlebology (FACPh).
Fluent in 3 languages: English, Arabic, and Romanian.
Alongside with The Whiteley Clinic Team, was awarded with “Best Varicose Veins Treatment – UK 2020” by Global Health & Pharma Magazine.

2020 Alongside with The Whiteley Clinic Team, was awarded with "Best Varicose Veins Treatment – UK 2020" by Global Health & Pharma Magazine.

2019  The American Vein and Lymphatic Society (AVLS) – Arizona: 2nd Prize for Best Presentation: High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) in the treatment of incompetent superficial veins and perforating veins – A report of our early experience. Mark S Whiteley, Tim J Fernandez-Hart, Angie White, Emma Budd, Omar Abu-Bakr.

2019  Winner of the second prize for the best scientific paper about new methods in treating huge varicose veins in The College of Phlebology

2018 Winner of the second prize for the best scientific paper about new methods in treating huge varicose veins in The College of Phlebology.

  • Consultant Venous Surgeon and Phlebologist at The Whiteley Clinic
  • Specialist in Venous Ultrasonography at The Whiteley Clinic
  • Senior lecturer at The College of Phlebology.
  • Honorary Senior Lecturer at The College of Phlebology
  • Consultant Venous Surgeon and Phlebologist at The Whiteley Clinic
  • Specialist in Venous Ultrasonography at The Whiteley Clinic
  • Senior lecturer at The College of Phlebology.
  • Member of The American College of Phlebology.
  • Member in The International Union of Phlebology.
  • Member of The European Venous Forum.
  • Member of The College of Phlebology from UK.
  • Member in The International Forum for Minisurgery of Varicose Veins (micro-phlebectomy).
  • Whiteley, M. S., Kiely, M. J., Croucher, A. A., Taylor, L., Hughes, B. E., Josserand, E., & Abu-Bakr, O. (2022, October 24). One-year results of treatment of incompetent truncal veins and incompetent perforators using 8 and 4 second pulses of High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU).
  • October 2021 American Vein and Lymphatic Society (AVLS) annual congress, Abstract: One year results of treatment of incompetent truncal veins and incompetent perforators using High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU). Abstract ID 1083527. Published in Phlebology 2022, Vol 37 (1S): P 23-24. Croucher AA, Whiteley MS, Omar Abu-Bakr.
  • In 18-19/06/2021: Invited faculty member and presented at the International Veins Meeting: Life Endovenous Microwave Ablation surgery and discussion with the audience.
  • In 22/05/2021 at the Third Kazakhstan Venous Forum (online webinar): Early results of Sonovein S (High Intensity Focused Ultrasound) treatment for varicose veins. Mark S Whiteley, Alex A Croucher, Omar Abu-Bakr.
  • 06 May 2021, Online presentation: Exposing Medical Fallacies: Varicose Veins, Phlebitis and Venous Leg Ulcers. Mark S Whiteley, Omar Abu-Bakr
  • October 2020 at the American Vein and Lymphatic Society (AVLS) 34th annual congress – virtual event: Six months outcomes from High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) closure of incompetent saphenous and perforators veins. Mark S Whiteley, Laura K Taylor, Omar Abu-Bakr.
  • November 2019 at the American Vein and Lymphatic Society (AVLS) – Arizona: 2nd Prize for Best Presentation: High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) in the treatment of incompetent superficial veins and perforating veins – A report of our early experience. Mark S Whiteley, Tim J Fernandez-Hart, Angie White, Emma Budd, Omar Abu-Bakr
  • November 2019 at the American Vein and Lymphatic Society (AVLS) – Arizona: 1st Prize for the best research paper: The role of ultrasound and the vascular technologist in high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) treatment for venous incompetence. AM White, T Fernandez-Hart, E Budd, O Abu-Bakr, MS Whiteley.
  • March 2018 at The 2nd International Veins Meeting of The College of Phlebology: 2nd prize for the best presentation: New Methods in treating Huge saphenous trunks of more than 25 mm using the­­­ “Multipass technique”.

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