Prof Sherif Sultan boasts 30 years of vascular experience.

Prof Sultan is clinical vascular lead of Soalta Hospital group of the National Health Service Executive. This hospital group comprises seven hospitals and cares for a population of approximately 800,000 people. He is now the President of International Society Of Vascular Surgeons (ISVS). Prof Sherif Sultan is widely regarded as the best vascular surgeon in Ireland boasting 30 years vascular experience, he delivers the highest level of care to meet the needs of his vascular patients.



Professor of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery,
National University of Ireland Galway
Chairman, Western Vascular Institute.

Upon obtaining his medical degree from the Ain Shams University in 1987, he was first specialized in general and vascular surgery. Following completion of a master degree in surgery in 1991, he then worked solely in vascular surgery.

After he finished his MD degree, he moved to Ireland and was awarded his FRCS in Dublin 1995.

He had a pectoral fellowship from Arizona Heart Institute in 1997, followed by a Diploma in Endovascular Surgery from University of Paris XII in 1998. He joined the vascular team at St James’s hospital and Trinity College Dublin and contributed to the development of the Endovascular surgery programme.

He achieved his Intercollegiate FRCS in vascular surgery in March 2001 in London and has been certified with European Board of Vascular Surgery in September 2001 in Lucerne Switzerland. Prof. Sultan settled down in Galway in 2001 to focus exclusively on vascular and endovascular surgery delivery and development of the vascular services.

A talented inventor with 19 patents to his name


In 2007 he was InterTrade Ireland’s Equity Network winner of the Best International Emerging Company in the All-Island Seedcorn Business Competition.

In 2013, he received a Cleveland Clinic Enterprise Ireland Clinical Innovation award for his stem cell delivery catheter design.

In 2002 Prof Sultan founded the Western Vascular Institute, a charitable research foundation committed to vascular research, technical innovation, professional and public education.

He was elected as the chairman. In 2007, he established the endovascular master’s programme in collaboration with National University of Ireland Galway. He has long championed the need for translational research and has been the first to launch many of new medical devices in Europe and worldwide.

He is dedicated to increasing public awareness of vascular disease as the number one global killer.

With state-of-the-art technology, vascular laboratory, veins unit, diagnostic and interventional capabilities, comprehensive programs, and on-going educational opportunities, he delivers the highest level of care to meet the needs of his vascular patients.

Prof Sultan is President Elect of the International society of Vascular Surgery, a distinguished Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and President of the American Society of Angiology, Irish chapter. He is a fellow of society of vascular surgery, member of association of vascular surgeon of Great Britain and Ireland and European Society of vascular and Endovascular Surgery.