Keith Poskitt,
General & Vascular Surgeon,
Gloucestershire, UK

Keith Poskitt
General and Vascular Surgeon

Mr Poskitt has been a consultant general and vascular surgeon in Gloucestershire for over 30 years specialising in venous disorders and laparoscopic hernia surgery.

Over the last 15 years he has performed over 2,500 laparoscopic hernia repairs.

In private practice he is offering hernia repair surgery, varicose vein and leg ulcer care, Botox treatment of hyperhidrosis and removal of cysts and lipomas.

Treatment Available

  • Hernia repair
  • Duplex-guided foam sclerotherapy for varicose veins
  • Endovenous RFA treatment for varicose veins
  • Carotid doppler
  • Skin grafts for leg ulcers
  • Botox treatment for hyperhidrosis


2016 Lifetime Achievement Award, The Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland

1999-Present Gold, Silver and Bronze Clinical Excellence Awards, NHS

Positions Held

1989–Present Consultant Surgeon, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

2002–Present Venous Forum Council, Royal Society of Medicine, UK

2002–Present Examiner, Royal College of Surgeons, UK

2012–2014 Varicose Veins Surgical Specialist Representative, NICE (National Institute for Clinical Excellence) Varicose Veins Guideline Development Group

1998–2002 Programme Director of Surgery, South West Deanery, UK

1992–1998 Surgical Tutor, Royal College of Surgeons, UK


K R Poskitt’s research works | Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Gloucester and other places (

Personal Interests

Keith Poskitt enjoys all sports particularly rugby & cricket, travelling, music, history, part time cooking & walking with my wife and our 2 Sprocker spaniels

Keith Poskitt Venous News article-June 2017

Keith Poskitt – Venous News