Rahul Velineni

Mr Velineni was appointed as a Consultant Vascular Surgeon at Royal Infirmary in 2021 and is active within all areas of vascular surgery with particular interests in renal access, lower extremity salvage, carotid disease, aortic disease and venous disease.

Rahul Velineni

Consultant Vascular Surgeon

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Mr Velineni graduated from St George’s Hospital Medical School in London and undertook core surgical training in Exeter moving to Scotland for higher surgical training in Vascular Surgery with the final year undertaken in Edinburgh. A period of research was undertaken at Imperial College London supervised by Alun Davies and Manj Gohel culminating with the award of a PhD in venous disease basic science.

After a short period of working in Lanarkshire as a Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Mr Velineni was delighted to return back to Edinburgh to take his current post in the Edinburgh Vascular Service.

He is a tutor on the ChM in Vascular Surgery, supervisor of medical students and educational supervisor to trainees in Vascular Surgery.


2019    FRCS (Vascular Surgery) Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

2018    PhD                                          Imperial College London

2008    MRCS                                      Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

2005    MBBS                                      University of London

2002    BSc                                          University of London  


For a list of Rahul's publications, please click here