Dr. Paul K. Thibault

Dr. Paul K. Thibault

Dr. Paul K. Thibault

Phlebologist

2007 Australasian College of Phlebology's Gold Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Australasian Phlebology

Paul was founding President of the Australasian College of Phlebology (formerly the Sclerotherapy Society of Australia), a position he held for 3 terms (9 years) and is currently the Assistant Editor of the international journal “Phlebology”. He has undertaken original research in venous diseases published as peer reviewed articles in international medical journals and has contributed to major textbooks on venous diseases. Paul is known for his pioneering work in the non-surgical treatment of varicose and spider veins where he was the first Australian doctor to use and then report in a peer reviewed medical journal, the results of ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy in the treatment of major varicose veins.

Currently Paul holds the position of Honorary Treasurer of the Australasian College of Phlebology and is a member of the Board of Censors of the College. He is also the Department Head of the Hunter Division of the NSW Faculty of the ACP. His present research interest is the nature and management of cerebrospinal venous disease in Multiple Sclerosis.