Introducing the MercyAscot Vascular Wound Clinic

A seamless service for all vascular lower limb (arterial and venous) and diabetic foot wounds

Our one-stop wound assessment clinics are for private and ACC patients with lower limb venous, arterial, and diabetic foot wounds, and provide an interrupted journey to better health*


Why refer to us?

We are committed to working closely with primary care providers and community services to heal wounds, educate patients, and prevent recurrence.

 We work with ACC to provide patients with a service that will help them through their treatment and rehabilitation pathway.**

The benefits to patients are:

  • Multi-disciplinary team at every clinic
    • Vascular Surgeon, Sonographer, Vascular Nurse, Wound Care Nurse Specialist and Physician/Diabetologist (when needed)
  • Comprehensive diagnostic service

All Clinics are led by Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon, Venu Bhamidi.

Meet the team

Venu Team

What do we treat and how?

Wounds treated at our clinics include:

  • Diabetic foot wounds
  • Arterial
  • Venous
  • Neuropathic
  • Pressure
  • Mixed etiology
  • Complex soft tissue

With us patients’ care involves:

  • Initial complete vascular examination to identify the underlying cause of the wound
  • Review of the major co-morbidities
  • Wound care assessment and plan
  • Non-invasive lower limb arterial assessment (including ABIs)
  • Venous/Arterial lower limb ultrasound
  • Wound biopsy where indicated
  • Liaison with the primary care physician/nurse and/or district nurses to co-ordinate ongoing management


View our patient, Simon’s, story here

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Refer to or Contact Us


Three convenient locations (with links to Google maps):


Sound like you or one of your patients? Ask your GP to refer you/refer them directly to us

P: 0800 827 237 or 021 955 113
EDI: auckvasc   
F: 0800 827 777 

For more information visit

 SR   AV

*The MercyAscot Vascular Wound Clinics are a partnership between MercyAscot, Mercy Radiology and Auckland Vascular Ltd.

**As an ACC-contracted provider of Specialist Wound Care assessment and treatmentAucklandVascular can offer specialist assessment for all your patients with high risk (especially diabetic foot) wounds. Also has the ability to link suitable patients to the Auckland Regional Multi-Disciplinary Diabetic Foot Service - for which Venu Bhamidi is the clinical lead.

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