Raffi Qasabian

Dr Raffi Qasabian is a Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon with clinical appointments at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Mater Misericordiae in Sydney.


He also has a clinical appointment at Tamworth Hospital, which he attends once a month, providing vascular services to rural NSW. He has been attending teaching hospitals in Armenia, where he is providing charity services to further the field of vascular surgery in that country.

Dr Raffi Qasabian is a member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Vascular Surgeons, and is an executive member of the NSW Regional Committee of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons for which he is now secretary elect. He is a lecturer and coordinator of the Surgical Course for third year medical students at the Central Clinical School of the University of Sydney.

Following completion of his surgical studies in Australia, Dr Qasabian undertook a Fellowship year at St Thomas’ Hospital in London, where he gained valuable experience in open and endovascular surgical techniques. Since returning to Sydney, he has established a practice in vascular surgery with particular interest in:

  • Aneurysm Disease
  • Carotid Artery Surgery
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
  • Diabetic Feet (working in a multidisciplinary high risk foot clinic in RPAH)
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Vascular Trauma

Minimally invasive vascular interventions:

  • Balloon Angioplasty and Stenting for PAD (Peripheral Arterial Disease)
  • Endoluminal stent-grafting of aneurysms
  • Thoracoscopic sympathectomy for excessive sweating
  • Percutaneous maintenance of dialysis access