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Dr Victor Bourke

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

Dr Victor Bourke is an experienced Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon, Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, and member of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Vascular Surgeons (ANZSVS).

Dr Victor Bourke graduated with Honours in Medicine from the University of New South Wales in 2007. He was awarded the Foundation Year Graduate’s Medal in 2007. He completed his Internship and Residency at Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney. He was accepted onto the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Vascular Surgical Training program in 2009, and underwent clinical training in Calvary Mater Hospital (Newcastle), Gosford and Wyong Hospitals, Fremantle Hospital (Western Australia), St George Hospital (Sydney) and Prince of Wales Hospital (Sydney).

While completing his fellowship training, Dr Victor Bourke completed a Master of Surgery, researching carotid artery surgery for stroke prevention. This research has been published in the European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.

Dr Victor Bourke continues to have a strong interest in medical research as well as being actively involved in teaching medical students at the University of New South Wales and the University of Newcastle. He is the supervisor of Vascular Surgical Education and Training (SET) at Gosford Hospital.

Dr Victor Bourke became a Consultant Vascular and Endovascular surgeon in 2015.

Since 2015, Dr Victor Bourke has been involved in the yearly VERVE Endovascular Conference. At these conferences Dr Bourke teaches endovascular techniques and performs minimally invasive (endovascular) operations that are streamed to vascular surgeons and interventionists in Australia and abroad. Dr Victor Bourke is highly experienced in all aspects of vascular and endovascular surgery.

Venous Conditions

Dr Victor Bourke has extensive experience in the treatment of varicose veins. He introduced minimally invasive treatment for varicose veins to the Central Coast in 2015, and consults patients interested in varicose vein treatment for both medical and cosmetic indications. Dr Victor Bourke also performs sclerotherapy for the treatment of unwanted spider veins.

Arterial Conditions

Dr Victor Bourke has performed thousands of minimally invasive (endovascular) treatments for peripheral arterial disease affecting the lower limbs. He has a strong focus on limb salvage procedures which has seen a marked reduction in the need for limb amputations in his practice. Dr Victor Bourke also has a special interest in complex endovascular treatment of abdominal and thoracic aortic conditions. He performed the first endovascular thoracic aortic aneurysm repair on the Central Coast at Gosford Private Hospital in 2015.

Spinal access surgery

Dr Victor Bourke has experience in complex spinal surgery access, performed in conjunction with a neurosurgeon. (Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF) procedure).

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery with Honours (2007) UNSW
  • Bachelor of Medical Science with Honours (2007) UNSW
  • Bachelor of Arts (2007) UNSW and University College Dublin
  • Master of Surgery (Vascular and Endovascular Surgery) (2013) Sydney University
  • Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (FRACS) (2015)

Appointments

Private Hospital Appointments:

  • Gosford Private Hospital
  • Prince of Wales Private Hospital

Visiting Medical Officer at:

  • Gosford Public Hospital
  • Wyong Public Hospital
  • Prince of Wales Public Hospital
  • Sydney Children’s Hospital
  • Royal Hospital for Women
  • Eastern Heart Clinic
Qualifications
FRACS , MS , MBBS (Hons) , BSc Med (Hons) , BA
Gender
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Website
http://www.centralcoastvascular.com.au/
Consultations

Central Coast Vascular
Units 4 & 6, 213 Albany Street North, Gosford NSW 2250

Phone: 02 4323 1694
Fax: 02 4323 1633

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