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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 your 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

  • 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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