Mr Abdusalam Abu-Own, MBChB, FRCS (Gen Sug, Vasc), PhD
Abu is a Consultant in General and Vascular surgery working in Ipswich and Colchester Hospitals. His interests include VTE, Varicose Veins, leg Ulcer, AAA, Carotid disease and PAD.
He has a strong background in research and carried out clinical research at the University College London; culminating in the award of a PhD in 1995. He has fifty publications between peer-reviewed papers, book chapters and published abstracts.
Mr Abu-Own is a Council Member and Communications Director of the Venous Forum of the Royal Society of Medicine. He is a referee for the British Journal of Surgery & International Journal of Surgery. He has been a member of the Venous Forum and the Responsible Officer for thrombosis-related Guideline for many years. He is continuing his long-established interest in investigation and treatment of venous disease. He is the Venous Lead for the Five Rivers Vascular Unit.
Me Abu-Own enjoys teaching and training and was an undergraduate surgical tutor for several years. He continues to take an active role in teaching and training, including clinical and educational supervisor role. He is a Course Leader for the Basic Surgical Skills course at the ICENI Centre.