Who needs to see a Vascular Surgeon?

Who needs to see a vascular surgeon? A vascular surgeon is a highly trained physician who manages patients with all forms of vascular disease, so almost any patient might have occasion to see such a specialist. This includes: Patients with aneurysms in almost any location in the chest, abdomen, or extremities. Patients with varicose veins, spider veins, or leg ulcers caused by venous disease. Patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD), whether symptoms are minor or more threatening to the leg. Many patients with carotid disease or blockage will see a vascular surgeon for stroke prevention and treatment. Patients with kidney failure require dialysis access procedures, also provided by vascular surgeons.…