Dr Jocelyn Brookes

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

MB BS FRCR FRCP

Dr Jocelyn Brookes is a consultant Vascular Specialist at the Royal Free Hospital. He qualified in Medicine and Surgery at The Middlesex Hospital, 1986 and achieved MRCP after post-graduate rotations in Guys Hospital and Oxford Hospitals (1991).

After further post-graduate training in Radiology (1992-7) he was appointed Consultant at UCH (UCL Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London NW1) in 1998, leading the Vascular interventional service.

As a Consultant, Dr Brookes introduced laser treatment for varicose veins to the UK (2001) after training in Buenos Ares and New York with Rob MIn and recently sat on the GDG of the current NICE guidelines for Varicose Veins.

Dr Brookes established Uterine Artery Embolisation for fibroids with UCH Gynaecologists (J Iskaros and E Saridogan, also of the Portland).

Dr Brookes represents UCLH (UK) as part of a multicentre European study of the treatment of Intra-uterine Growth Retardation. He has an established independent Radiology and Vascular private practice since 2003 and is currently the Regional Lead Clinician for Vascular malformations (AVM), based at Royal Free Hospital London.

Specialities

  • Vascular Surgery

Special interests

  • Varicose veins
  • Pelvic congestion
  • Vascular Malformations(AVM)
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Excimer laser atherectomy
  • Fibroid embolisation
  • Carotid stenting
  • Venous access

Research interests

  • Ultrasound imaging and classification of thyroid nodules.

Procedures Offered

  • Embolisation of vascular mass (including uterine embolisation)
  • Insertion of central venous catheter
  • Endovenous laser treatment (EVLT) of Varicose Veins
  • Embolisation of fiboid
  • Peripherally inserted central venous catheters (PICCs) under x-ray guidance
  • Angioplasty of arteries including peripheral angiogram
  • Venoplasty

Non-invasive Perinatal Necropsy by MRI. Brookes JAS, Hall-Craggs MA, Sams VR Lees WR. Lancet. 348(9035):1139-41, 1996 Oct 26.

ILP for the treatment of lung cancer. Brookes JAS, Bown SG, Lees WR. AJR. American Journal of Roentgenology. 168(2):357-8, 1997 Feb.

Image-guidance and monitoring of hepatic ILP Roberts HR, Brookes JAS, Bown SG. 1995 Laser-induced Interstitial Thermotherapy; Eds.G.Muller, A Roggan; The Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE) Press Vol. PM25, ISBN 0-8194-1935-4.

Secondary intervention following endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm: a single centre experience. Flora HS, Chaloner EJ, Sweeney A, Brookes J, Raphael MJ, Adiseshiah M. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg. 2003 Sep;26(3):287-92.

A comparison of echocardiography and magnetic resonance imaging in cardiovascular screening of adults with Turner syndrome. Ostberg JE, Brookes JA, McCarthy C, Halcox J, Conway GS. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Dec;89(12):5966-71.

MRI in fetal necropsy. Brookes JS, Hagmann C. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2006 Dec;24(6):1221-8

Effects of enzyme replacement therapy on the cardiomyopathy of Anderson-Fabry disease: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial of agalsidase-alfa. Hughes DA, Elliott PM, Shah J, Zuckerman J, Coughlan G, Brookes J, Mehta AB. Heart. 2007 May 4;