Claire is a Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon with a particular interest in the prevention, diagnosis and modern management of venous disease. Claire is passionate about health and well-being and recognises its role not only in disease prevention but also in achieving optimal quality of life. Claire is in Private Practice at Epworth Hospital in Richmond and also operates at Epworth in Hawthorn.Claire obtained her Medical Degree from the University of Melbourne in 1995 and her Vascular Fellowship from the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in 2007. Claire has nearly 20 years experience in the Public Hospital Sector and has been in Private Practice since 2008.Claire is also a member of the Australia and New Zealand Society for Vascular Surgery, the Australia and New Zealand Society of Phlebology, the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand and is the Australian National Representative for the Association of International Vascular Surgeons.Claire is committed to providing exceptional service to achieve patient desired outcomes. This is achieved through careful consideration of the patient's needs and concerns, keen attention to detail and a holistic approach, the use of proven technology and the work of a highly skilled team of doctors, nurses, sonographers and administration staff.