Main telephone number:
020 8401 3000

Vascular surgery

The Croydon University Vascular Unit provides urgent and elective patient centered care for:

  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Intermittent Claudication
  • Critical Limb Ischaemia (Rest Pain, Ulcers or Gangrene)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Lymphoedema
  • Aneurysms
  • Carotid Symptoms (surgery for symptomatic and asymptomatic disease)
  • Patients with diabetic foot problems
  • Ulceration

These services are provided at both the Croydon University Hospital and Purley Hospital sites by Mr Josh Derodra (Consultant Vascular Surgeon) and Miss Stella Vig (Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon).

We have a dedicated vascular inpatient ward and an active Chronic Wound and Amputation Prevention Centre. This unit houses the Vascular Ultrasound Department and physiotherapy centre.

We have established links with the diabetes team as part of the Diabetic Vascular Unit. Our team includes two Consultants, two Specialist Registrars, three Senior House Officers, a Wound Care Specialist Nurse, Marie Wilson and is supported by dedicated vascular nursing staff led by Sister Helen Rafferty, dedicated vascular rehabilitation physiotherapists and the podiatry and dietetic teams.  

We offer surgical and radiological revascularisation with a multidisciplinary approach at our MDM with two dedicated vascular interventional radiologists.



Clinic information

Urgent access for all conditions is available daily by contacting the surgical registrar on call or vascular registrar through switchboard

020 8401 3000.

Urgent fax referrals are triaged daily

Clinic Opening Hours

Croydon University Hospital Clinics

Every Monday Miss Stella Vig (am ) Mr Josh Derodra (pm)

Purley Clinics 

Wound Care and Diabetic Foot Care Clinic

Everyday 9 am - 5pm

Contact Us


  • Miss Stella Vig
  • Mr Josh Derodra


Tel: Please call 020 8401 3979 or email


Wound Care Specialist Nurse

  • Marie Wilson

Nursing Staff Lead

  • Sister Helen Rafferty


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