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Mr Devan Thavarajan

Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon

Mr Thavarajan is a dedicated, vascular and endovascular Consultant Surgeon with the South West Vascular Network based at the Royal United Hospital, Bath.

He spent nine years developing specialist vascular experience in tertiary units across England and Scotland (Liverpool, Bath, Edinburgh and Chester) building on his initial training at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur.

He has extensive experience in the management of aortic aneurysms (open or keyhole), stroke prevention surgery, and limb salvage bypass. Of particular interest to him is day case varicose vein treatment including VNUS closure/laser ablation and foam sclerotherapy. He regularly trains junior surgeons in these techniques.

He is committed to high quality evidence-based, patient-centred care.


  • Diabetic foot surgery

  • Peripheral vascular disease

  • Stroke prevention surgery (carotid endarterectomy)

  • Varicose vein treatment

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Additional information about Mr Devan Thavarajan

Devan dedicates most of his free time to his young family and sports. He is a keen squash and badminton player, having played competitively at state level in his younger days.

Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon, South West Vascular Network (Bristol, Bath and Weston) North Bristol Trust NHS Trust (Royal United Hospital, Bath)


Endovenous and Endovascular surgery – minimally invasive treatment of veins and arteries, including endovenous thermal ablation and foam sclerotherapy with ultrasound guidance.

Aortic aneurysms - open or endovascular.

Devan has undertaken work on the feasibility of fascial closure technique and mechanical thrombectomy in limb ischaemia, both have led to peer review publications and presented regionally and internationally.

He enjoys teaching and training all levels of junior staff and have been on the faculty of surgical skills courses for several years

Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
Vascular Society of Great Britain & Ireland
Association of surgeons Great Britain & Ireland
European Vascular Society
British Medical Association
British Society of Endovascular Therapy
General Medical Council

Our Private Patient Advisors are available to answer your questions about becoming a patient on 01761 422288 from 8am to 6pm during the week.

How to find us
Just 10 minutes from Bath
The Sulis Hospital Bath,
Foxcote Avenue,
Peasedown St John,
Bath, BA2 8SQ
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By Car

Sulis Hospital is located 6 miles south of Bath city centre. Travelling from Bath, head south west on the A367. After you pass the Audi and Mercedes-Benz dealerships, on your left, take the first exit at the roundabout into Wellow Lane. Then turn left into Foxcote Avenue. Sulis Hospital is immediately on your right hand side.


A visitors' car park is located directly in front of the hospital. This is free of charge to patients and visitors.

By Public Transport

There are regular buses to Peasedown St John. Please note the nearest bus stop is a short walk.