Specialist care and experience – across the region.

Richard has clinics available in Wellington, Hutt Valley, Kapiti Coast, Horowhenua and Wairarapa.
His clinics are at times to suit, including Saturday mornings and evening clinics.

Richard Evans, vascular surgeon and specialist

Richard Evans
MBCHB (Otago), FRACS (General Surgery), FRACS (Vascular), DDU (Vascular)

Richard is a Vascular Surgeon, specialising in arterial and vein conditions.

He treats conditions such as aneurysms, arterial blockages and varicose veins.
Richard is also a kidney transplant surgeon.

With over 20 years of surgical experience, he is in private practice, as well as being Vascular Clinical Leader at Capital Coast District Health Board and an honorary Senior Lecturer at University of Otago Medical School.

Richard has qualifications in vascular ultrasound scanning, which means your results are read and acted on quickly.

This means you’re in the safe hands of an experienced Specialist receiving treatment at a time and location to suit.

What do we do?

We provide advice and treatment across a range of conditions, including:

prevent vein disease

Prevention first

Healthy lifestyle changes

Genetics can increase the likelihood of having vein or arterial issues but maintaining a healthy lifestyle may help prevent conditions developing, too.

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varicose veins

Varicose veins

Ropey veins in the legs

What’s the problem?

They’re not doing their job of transporting blood back to the heart. If left untreated, they can lead to ulcers.

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carotid artery disease

Carotid artery disease

Arteries in the neck are blocked

What’s the problem?

If cholesterol builds up in your carotid arteries this can lead to strokes or mini strokes.

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Aortic Aneurysms

Aortic aneurysms

The artery enlarges

What’s the problem?

The aorta is in your abdomen; it’s the main artery that sends blood to your body and it can enlarge.

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Lower limb arterial disease

Lower limb arterial disease

Blocked arteries, poor circulation

What’s the problem?

If you have cramp or pain in your calf muscle when walking, especially uphill, it may mean a blockage in your arteries.

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Spider veins

Spider veins

Clusters of thin, red or blue veins

What’s the problem?

You might be able to live with your spider veins but they could be a sign of an underying vein problem.

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