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Nick Cheshire is a professor of vascular surgery at Imperial College London and head of vascular surgery at Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust.

Areas of expertise

Professor Cheshire's interests include the role of technology in complex aortic disease, including stent design and manufacture, robotics, virtual reality and genomics. 

Research programmes associated with these interests have generated more than £12 million and won prizes in the UK, Europe and the USA.


Professor Cheshire is the European representative on the council of the International Society for Vascular Surgery and is a founding member of the British Society for Endovascular Therapy. 

He is a member of the organisation and scientific boards of the Charing Cross Symposium in London, the Veith Symposium in New York, the Multidisciplinary European Endovascular Therapy (MEET) Congress and the Controversies and Updates in Vascular Surgery (CACVS) meeting in Paris. 

He has previously been a council member of the British Society of Academic and Research Surgery and the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland.

Working groups

In 2010, Professor Cheshire led a city-wide review of vascular surgical services in London; the recommendations were adopted as the model for service delivery across the UK. 

At the Royal College of Surgeons, he led a team developing a national vascular skills training package, which has now been used in the UK for over 15 years. 

Private patient referral

If you would like to make an appointment with this specialist for private care, contact the RB&HH specialist care team.