Craig Forrest Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon

Craig Forrest Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon

Craig Forrest

Mr Forrest is a Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon who is fully accredited on the General Medical Council’s specialist register for Vascular Surgery.


Craig is a Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon based at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow. He undertook his undergraduate medical training at the University of Dundee Medical School qualifying in 2008. He completed a period of basic surgical training and surgical research for which he was awarded an MD from the University of Glasgow. He was selected to the higher surgical training programme for vascular surgery in 2014. He completed his vascular surgery training in the West of Scotland and was appointed as a consultant in 2020.

Mr Forrest has an interest, and vast experience, in the treatment of varicose veins using modern minimally invasive techniques such as radiofrequency ablation and ultrasound-guided foam sclerotherapy. He is also accustomed to performing the full range of vascular surgery operations, including open varicose vein procedures as part of his day-to-day practice.

Mr Forrest has an interest in undergraduate and postgraduate education and teaching. He is a clinical supervisor for vascular surgery trainees of all grades. He is involved in the national recruitment interview process for prospective vascular surgery trainees and examines and teaches on multiple courses related to surgical skills and critical care.

Craig Forrest vascular surgeon La Belle Forme - Glasgow Day Surgery Centre

Mr Craig Forrest

  • MBChB, MD, FRCS (Vasc)

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