Dr Simon Quinn is a vascular and endovascular surgeon who has recently commenced practicing at the Wesley Hospital. He has particular interests in the minimally invasive treatment of both arterial and venous pathology, and in complex arterial reconstruction of both aneurysmal and occlusive arterial disease.
Dr Quinn grew up in Brisbane and attended the University of Queensland. After completing a degree in Physiotherapy he undertook a postgraduate Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, graduating with Honours. He completed his surgical training throughout Queensland and Victoria and was awarded Fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Vascular Surgery.
Dr Quinn gained sub-specialist training in advanced endovascular techniques for the management of aortic aneurysms while working at St Vincent’s and the Epworth hospitals in Melbourne. After completion of his training Dr Quinn visited international quaternary vascular surgical units at the Groningen University Medical Centre and St Mary’s Hospital, London to gain further experience in emerging endovascular techniques. He holds appointments as a Consultant Vascular Surgeon at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and The Prince Charles Hospital and is a Senior lLecturer at the University of Queensland.
He has particular interest in the treatment of:
Aortic aneurysm – open and endovascular
Carotid artery disease – endarterectomy and stenting
Claudication & Lower limb arterial disease – endovascular and bypass
Diabetic foot management
Renal access surgery
Varicose veins – open, endovenous and sclerotherapy
Dr Quinn’s professional memberships and other roles include:
Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Vascular Surgeons
Accreditation by the Conjoint Committee for the Recognition of Training in Peripheral Endovascular Therapy for Peripheral Endovascular Therapy and Fenestrated and Branched Endografting