Our Surgeon

Dr Andrew Cartmill

B.Sc. M.B.B.S. (Hons) F.R.A.C.S. (Vasc)

Details of Training
Dr Andrew Cartmill completed his tertiary education at the University of Queensland in Brisbane. After completing his Bachelor of Science where he majored in Human Physiology, he undertook a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, graduating with Honours. He completed his residency and Basic Surgical Training in South East Queensland, mostly at the Princess Alexandra Hospital. His Advanced Surgical Training consisted of both general and vascular specialties where he trained in four large, tertiary hospitals in Queensland (Princess Alexandra Hospital and Gold Coast Hospital) and Victoria (The Alfred Hospital and St Vincent’s Hospital). He has gained extensive expertise in minimally invasive endovascular surgery, along with open vascular surgery, vascular trauma surgery and vein surgery.

Area of clinical interest

Dr Cartmill’s particular professional interests include emerging technologies in minimally invasive endovascular treatment of aortic aneurysm disease as well as lower limb arterial disease. He is also interested in less invasive management of varicose veins and dialysis access surgery. He has a commitment to providing training and education to junior surgical staff in the public health arena.

Scope of Service provided

  • Arterial Surgery
    • Open and endovascular repair of all aneurysms including complex fenestrated and branched endografts
    • Open carotid surgery and carotid stenting
    • Peripheral artery angioplasty/stenting for leg pain and ulcers
    • Peripheral artery bypass surgery
    • Renal artery angioplasty/stenting
    • Mesenteric artery angioplasty/stenting
  • Venous Surgery
    • Open varicose vein surgery
    • Endovenous laser therapy
    • Vein sclerotherapy
    • IVC filter insertion
  • Renal Dialysis Surgery
    • AV fistula creation
    • AV fistula angioplasty/stenting
    • Peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion

Medical School

  • University of Queensland


  • Bachelor of Science (Physiology) 1997
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Honours) 2001
  • Fellowship of Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (Vascular Surgery) 2009


  • Australian Medical Registration Board
  • Australia and New Zealand Society of Vascular Surgeons
  • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons