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Dr Anna Ikponmwosa is an experienced UK and Melbourne trained vascular and endovascular surgeon who provides quality, individualised care for people with arterial and venous diseases. 


Anna is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and the Royal College of Surgeons of England and holds memberships with the Australian and New Zealand Society for Vascular Surgery and Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland.


Prior to relocating to Melbourne, Anna held a Consultant Vascular and Endovascular position in York Hospital, UK which has added to her breadth of experience across the spectrum of acute and chronic vascular conditions.


Anna holds a public appointment as a Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon at St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne and provides a wide range of treatments for arterial, venous, and vascular related conditions. She is skilled in current endovascular and minimally invasive techniques, as well as open and hybrid surgery.

Anna’s collaborative approach, working closely with allied specialties, facilitates tailored and coordinated care for vascular patients. As a member of the High Risk Foot service at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, she has key responsibilities in the management and prevention of diabetic foot disease. Committed to continuous improvement and service development, Anna has a principle role in the establishment of the comprehensive venous service for patients at St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne, with the aim of providing accessible and equitable care for patients with venous disease. 


In addition to her clinical practice, Anna is actively involved in educating and training junior clinicians, providing effective supervision and mentoring throughout her career.


Having completed her higher research degree (MD) during surgical training, Anna remains actively involved in research, has published scientific papers, authored book chapters and presented at international meetings. Anna embraces continuous learning, ensuring she is well equipped with the latest knowledge and techniques in order to deliver quality, evidence based and holistic care for her patients.


  1. Thompson D, Cerrutti S, Peerbux M, Ikponmwosa A, Bookun H, Lahham Y. An Elegant Solution to a Ruptured Right Aberrant Subclavian Artery after Oesphageal Stent Removal. Case Rep Vasc Med 2021; 2021:8891012. doi:10.1155/2021/8891012

  2. Osborne R, Jawad H, Ikponmwosa A. Unexpected diagnosis of a neck lump. Oral Surgery 2020; 13:28-32

  3. Shalan A, Wilson N, Poels J, Ikponmwosa A, Cavanagh S. The Case of the Neighbour’s Cat Causing a Symptomatic (Mycotic) Aortic Aneurysm and an Infected Endograft. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg Short Reports 2017; 37:18-21

  4. Ikponmwosa A & Berridge D. Diagnosis and Management of Post-thrombotic Syndrome. Book chapter in: Prevention and Management of Venous Thromboembolism 2014 edition

  5. Ikponmwosa A, McAree B, Gough MJ. The Difference in Wall Penetration between Sodium Tetradecyl Sulphate and Polidocanol. Book chapter in: Vascular and Endovascular Consensus Update, Charing Cross. 2014 edition.

  6. McAree B, Ikponmwosa A, Brockbank K, Abbott C, Homer-Vanniasinkam S, Gough MJ. Comparative stability of sodium tetradecyl sulphate and polidocanol foam: impact on vein damage in an in-vitro model. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2012; 43:721-5

  7. Ikponmwosa A, Abbott C, Graham A, Homer-Vanniasinkam S, Gough MJ. The impact of different concentrations of sodium tetradecyl sulphate and initial balloon denudation on endothelial cell loss and tunica media injury in a model of foam sclerotherapy. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2010; 39: 366-71

  8. Ikponmwosa A, Bhasin N, Weston MJ, Berridge DCB, Scott DJA. Outcome following sapheno-popliteal surgery: an observational study. Phlebology 2010; 25: 174-8

  9. Sarveswaran J, Ikponmwosa A, Asthana S, Spark JI. Should Cardiac Troponins be used as a risk stratification tool for patients with Chronic Critical Limb Ischaemia? Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2007; 33: 703-707

  10. Ikponmwosa A, Bhasin N, Weston MJ, Berridge DCB, Scott DJA. Oral Abstract: Quality assurance following saphenopopliteal ligation for varicose vein surgery. Br J Surg 2007; 94 (Suppl2): 30

  11. Ikponmwosa A, Bhasin N, Dellagrammaticas D, Shaw D, Scott DJA. Short report: Upper Arm Compartment Syndrome Secondary to Intramuscular Cocaine and Heroin Injection. Eur J of Vasc Endovasc Surg 2007; 33( 2): 254

  12. Pinder R & Ikponmwosa A. A surgeon’s or an athlete’s foot? Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2006; 88: 692

  13. Oliver D G, Ikponmwosa A, Plusa S M, Mansfield J C. Oral abstract: Colonic Surveillance in Inflammatory Bowel Disease- a case series.Colorectal Dis 2002; 4(Suppl 1): 23-4 

  14. Bell N, Holliman D, Ikponmwosa A, White R. Letter: re: Effect of angiotensin-converting-enzyme inhibitor trandolapril on human diabetic neuropathy: randomised double-blind controlled trial Lancet 1999; 353: 927

Australian and New Zealand Society for Vascular Surgery
Epworth Richmond
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Linacre Private Hospital, Hampton
Royal College of Surgeons of England
St Vincent's Private Hospital, Fitzroy
vascular society uk
St Vincent's Hospital, Melbourne
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