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Vascular Surgery

When you’re a patient at Providence, we provide the expert surgical treatment you need for your vascular condition. Our doctors specialize in many subspecialty surgeries and can help you reduce pain, dizziness and other symptoms, getting you back to the activities you enjoy faster.

Why Choose Us for Your Vascular Surgery?

As our vascular patient, you know you’re getting access to leading-edge innovations and state-of-the-art treatments that can potentially be life saving. Here are three reasons more than 19,000 patients choose us for their vascular surgery each year:

Our vascular surgeons are trained in cutting-edge treatments for vascular conditions. They work closely with vascular medicine specialists and interventional cardiologists, as well as imaging specialists, exercise physiologists and nurse coordinators. Nurse navigators help you understand your treatment options so you can make the best choices for your vascular surgery.

We know that treating the whole person leads to better outcomes. As part of our commitment to patient-centered care, our vascular surgeons collaborate across the Providence network. They share knowledge and consult with peers, so you know you’re getting the best treatment without having to visit another doctor or specialist yourself.

Every cardiovascular patient at Providence benefits from a collaborative network of award-winning physicians, including 67 board-certified vascular surgeons. Our network also includes scientists, researchers and caregivers across 51 hospitals in seven states. The power of our network is one of the reasons 400,000 heart and vascular patients choose us for their care each year.

About Vascular Surgery

During vascular surgery, surgeons fix damaged or blocked blood vessels by removing blockages or placing stents to keep the vessels open. These treatments help improve blood flow to your organs and tissues, preventing serious complications.

Benefits

Vascular surgery can prevent life-threatening complications like strokes, aneurysms and loss of limbs. These treatments can also reduce dizziness, pain and other symptoms of blocked or narrowed blood vessels.

Conditions Treated with Vascular Surgery

We treat a wide range of vascular conditions, including:

Vascular Surgeries We Perform

If you need vascular surgery, your cardiovascular team will work with you to design the most effective treatment plan for your health needs, lifestyle and goals. And you know you’re in good hands, because we’ve been performing vascular surgeries for nearly 40 years.

Transcarotid artery revascularization

Transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) treats blockages in the carotid artery, which sends blood to the brain. During this minimally invasive surgery, your vascular surgeon creates a temporary connection between your artery and a device that filters your blood and sends it back into the body. This process collects small pieces of plaque that break off from inside the artery, helping prevent a stroke.

Other treatments

If you need a treatment other than TCAR, we also excel at the following types of vascular surgery:

  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Carotid stenting
  • Embolectomy
  • Endovascular surgery
  • Open abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
  • Peripheral angioplasty/stent
  • Stent grafting
  • Thrombectomy
  • Varicose vein treatments

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