Mr James McCaslin attended medical school at Newcastle University and went on to train in the North East as a vascular surgeon before taking a Fellowship in Perth, Western Australia to enhance his endovascular skills. He is the current clinical lead for vascular surgery at the Northern Vascular Centre.
He is a co-founder of UKETs – a multi-disciplinary teaching collaborative for basic endovascular skills that won a national British Medical Association (BMA) award in 2014 for education, and a local NHS innovation award in 2013.
He is on the council of the British Society of Endovascular Therapy (BSET) and is Training Programme Director for Vascular Surgery Training in the North East.
Mr McCaslin’s research interests include simulation training, endovascular aneurysm repair and platelet function.