Arterial Disease

Typically, patients are referred to a vascular surgeon by their primary care physician. If you see your regular doctor for pain or swelling in your legs, a vascular surgeon could help. A vascular surgeon would test for peripheral arterial disease or other vascular diseases. Vascular surgeons treat complications from several conditions. Conditions including diabetes, blockages, blood clots, aneurysms, varicose veins, and...

What is Arterial Disease? Arterial Disease or as its more commonly known, Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) refers to diseases of the blood vessels. These blood vessels (arteries and veins) located outside the heart and brain. While there are many causes of arterial disease, doctors use the term peripheral vascular disease to refer to peripheral artery disease (peripheral arterial disease, PAD). This...

Venous reflux disease, also known as venous insufficiency, is a medical condition affecting the circulation of blood in the lower extremities. This causes leg pain, varicose veins and swollen discolored legs. The good news is that vein ablation treatment takes less than an hour and provides immediate relief of symptoms. In venous reflux disease, the tiny valves that normally force blood...