Dr G Mark Maloufis a surgeon in phlebology practice in Sydney, Australia. He is a medical graduate of U Sydney 1976, FRACS 1982 and FRCS (Lon)1983. He is a past vascular fellow of St Mary’sHospital, Paddington, London 1984/5. He is the president of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Phlebology, and an immediate past vice-president of the International Union of Phlebology. He has close links with the French Society of Phlebology, the American College of Phlebology and theVenous Association of India. His expertise is in varicose veins assessment, venous duplex ultrasound, varicose veins surgery, sclerotherapy, laser thermal ablation, leg ulcer management and lymphoedema. He has public hospital appointments at Westmead and Blacktown Hospitals inSydney and at numerous private hospitals.