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Who To Refer?

Vascular surgeons are specially trained to collaborate with other medical professionals to develop patient-centered care plans. Their comprehensive approach to promoting vascular health includes prevention, medical therapy, multiple surgical options, including both minimally invasive and open procedures, and ongoing, long-term disease management. 

Because vascular disease affects millions of adults each year, your patient may benefit from seeing a vascular surgeon, especially those with risk factors such as:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • ​Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • ​Smoking
  • Diabetes
  • ​Vasculitis
  • Lymphedema

Consider engaging with a vascular surgeon as soon as possible to learn all treatment options and to help create a care plan that will result in the best long-term outcome for your patient. 

Learn more and have more meaningful conversations with you patients about the following vascular conditions:

  • Head and Neck: 

    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • ​Stroke
    • TIAs
    • ​Vertebral Artery Disease
  • Chest and Abdomen: Aneurysms and Occlusive disease 

    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • Endoleaks (Type I-V)
    • ​Aortic Dissection
    • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
    • ​Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease
    • Mesenteric Ischemia
    • ​Visceral Artery Aneurysm
    • Renovascular Conditions (renal artery stenosis, renovascular HTN) 

  • Upper Extremity

    • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
    • ​Arm Artery Occlusive Disease
    • Hypothenar hammer hand (ulnar artery aneurysm)
    • ​Lymphedema
  • Lower Extremity

    • Peripheral Arterial Disease
      • ​Claudication
      • ​Limb-threatening ischemia
      • Diabetic Foot
      • ​Non-healing wounds
      • Gangrene 

    • Peripheral Aneurysm
    • Venous disease

      • Acute Deep vein thrombosis
      • ​Pulmonary Embolism
      • Chronic Venous Insufficiency
      • ​Varicose veins
    • ​Lymphedema

  • Unusual Vascular Problems: 
    • Popliteal entrapment
    • Adventitial cystic disease
    • Iliac artery endofibrosis
    • Hypothenar hammer hand
    • Fibromuscular Disease
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Connective Tissue Disorder (CTD)
    • Raynaud’s syndrome 
  • Vascular Infections

    • Aortic infections
    • ​Prosthetic graft infections
    • Dialysis access graft infections

  • Vascular Trauma

  • Dialysis Access

    • Hemodialysis Access Creation
    • ​Steal syndrome
    • Malfunctioning Hemodialysis access

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Why you should refer your patients to a vascular surgeon?

Find the symptoms and related conditions that vascular surgeons are best equipped to treat.

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Where can you find a Vascular Surgeon? 

To find a board-certified vascular surgeon, click the link below, enter your zip code, and select the preferred distance from your practice.

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