Vascular Wound Clinic

A seamless service for all lower limb arterial, venous, and diabetic foot wounds.
All clinics are led by Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon, Venu Bhamidi.

In partnership with Auckland Vascular

Have you ever wished there was a seamless service for your patients with vascular and lower limb wounds?

Our one-stop wound assessment clinics are for your private and ACC patients with lower limb venous, arterial, and diabetic foot wounds, and provide an uninterrupted journey to better health.

The MercyAscot Vascular Wound Clinics are a partnership between MercyAscot, Mercy Radiology and Auckland Vascular Ltd.

why refer to us

We are committed to working closely with you to heal wounds, educate your patients, and prevent recurrence. We are the only Southern Cross Affiliated Provider-approved integrated vascular wound service.

We work with ACC to provide your patients with a service that will help them through their treatment and rehabilitation pathway. As an ACC-contracted provider of Specialist Wound Care assessment and treatment Auckland Vascular can offer specialist assessment for all your patients with high risk (especially diabetic foot) wounds. Also has the ability to link suitable patients to the Auckland Regional Multi-Disciplinary Diabetic Foot Service - for which Venu Bhamidi is the clinical lead.

Refer a patient

Please send a photo of the patient’s wound to assist with triaging

0800 827 237 or 021 955 113

0800 827 777

EDI: auckvasc

Benefits to your patients

  • Multi-disciplinary team at every clinic
    Vascular Surgeon, Sonographer, Vascular Nurse, Wound Care Nurse Specialist and Physician/Diabetologist (when needed)
  • Comprehensive diagnostic service

What do we treat and how

Wounds treated at our clinics include:

  • Diabetic foot wounds
  • Arterial
  • Venous
  • Neuropathic
  • Pressure
  • Mixed etiology
  • Complex soft tissue

With us your patients’ care involves:

  • Initial complete vascular examination to identify the underlying cause of the wound
  • Review of the major co-morbidities
  • Wound care assessment & plan
  • Non-invasive lower limb arterial assessment (including ABIs)
  • Venous/Arterial lower limb ultrasound
  • Wound biopsy where indicated
  • Liaison with the primary care physician/nurse and/or district nurses to co-ordinate ongoing management

The team

Dr Venu Bhamidi

Specialty: Vascular Surgery

Area of expertise: Diabetic Foot|Endovascular Interventions|Endovenous Varicose Vein Treatment|Peripheral Angioplasty

Robyn Patterson

Specialty: Vascular & Wound Care Nurse Specialist

Donna Gilleece

Specialty: Vascular & Wound Care Nurse Specialist

Louise Tarr

Specialty: Sonographer

Nilesh Kumar

Specialty: Sonographer

Viswant Sandeep

Specialty: Sonographer