Vascular Surgery

Vascular Surgery

MedStar Washington Hospital Center's vascular surgery program is the largest, most experienced diagnostic and treatment program for vascular conditions in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Our specialists diagnose and treat a wide range of vascular patients, from those with the most common vascular conditions to those with extremely rare conditions. Our team includes vascular medicine specialists, vascular surgeons, interventional cardiologists, and radiologists who work together as a multidisciplinary team to create an individualized treatment plan for each of our patients, ensuring you receive the best possible outcome.

Experience and Expertise

Our vascular medicine specialists and vascular surgeons, many with subspecialty and fellowship training, have extensive experience evaluating and treating the widest spectrum of vascular diseases. No matter what your vascular condition is, our experts will develop a treatment plan that’s right for you.

Our vascular lab is accredited by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories, and members of our staff are registered vascular technologists, ensuring the highest quality of care and the most cutting-edge, sophisticated diagnostic testing and treatment options available.

Referrals from Vascular Surgery Specialists

As home base for the most complex helicopter system in the area—patients are flown here from hundreds of miles away—our physicians are among the most experienced at quickly and effectively evaluating and treating the signs and symptoms of vascular disease. Our physicians are so widely respected that vascular surgeons from outside our network refer their patients to our center.

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Vascular Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Aortic dissection
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Claudication
  • Deep vein thrombosis
  • Diabetic foot
  • Lymphedema
  • Mesenteric ischemia
  • Peripheral aneurysm
  • Peripheral artery disease
  • Renal artery disease
  • Thoracic aortic aneurysm
  • Varicose veins
  • Venous insufficiency

Vascular Diagnosis

  • Abdominal aortic ultrasound
  • Angiography
  • Ankle-brachial Index
  • Arterial duplex scan
  • Arteriogram
  • Computerized tomographic angiography (CTA)
  • Doppler
  • Ultrasound
  • Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA)
  • Pulse Volume Recordings

Vascular Treatments

  • Aortic aneurysm surgery
  • Aortic dissection surgery
  • Aortic endovascular stent graft
  • Angioplasty and stenting
  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Dialysis access
  • Diabetic foot surgery
  • Endovascular therapy
  • Surgical bypass
  • Thrombolytic therapy
  • Varicose vein surgery

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