Vascular Surgery Program at The UVM Medical Center
If you have a painful or unsightly artery or vein condition, the experts at the Vascular Surgery Program at UVM Medical Center can help you enjoy a higher quality of life. All of our vascular surgeons are certified by the American Board of Surgery with advanced certification in vascular surgeries to treat any area of the body.
Vascular Conditions We Treat
- Carotid artery disease - Blockages in the arteries in the neck that can cause strokes.
- Peripheral vascular disease (PVD) and peripheral arterial disease (PAD) - Blockages in the arteries in the legs that can lead to serious mobility issues, such as leg pain or achiness while walking.
- Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) - An aneurysm, or bulging of the blood vessels, that occurs in the abdominal portion of the aorta, the main artery in the body.
- Thoracic aortic aneurysm (TAA) - A weakened area in the aorta that expands or bulges and poses a serious health risk.
- Chronic venous insufficiency and varicose veins (spider veins) - Chronic vein conditions in the legs that can cause pain and ulcers (sores), as well as unattractive, bulging, and purple veins.
- Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) - Compressed blood vessels or nerves in the space between the collarbone and first rib, which can cause pain in the shoulders and neck, as well as numbness in the fingers.
Vascular Surgery Treatments We Offer
- Minimally invasive or percutaneous techniques (without incisions), including stenting and angioplasty
- Traditional open surgery, such as bypass, endarterectomy (plaque removal), and aneurysm repair
- Ulcer management for chronic leg ulcers caused by vein diseases such as thrombosis and phlebitis
Vascular Surgery at Express Care Berlin
On the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month, a Registered Vascular Sonographer will be onsite to perform arterial and venous ultrasounds at our Express Care location in Berlin. Also, on the 2nd and 4th Friday, a Vascular Surgeon will be seeing patients at this location:
Express Care Berlin
1311 Barre-Montpelier Road
Berlin, VT 05602
To make an appointment call 802-847-4548.
Vascular Surgery at The University of Vermont Medical Center is staffed by highly-skilled surgeons dedicated to the treatment of patients with diseases affecting the arteries and veins of the circulatory system. Because we are a university hospital, we offer a setting that combines education, training and the latest advancements. This allows our physicians to educate others and conduct vital research, which fuels better care for our patients.
Learn more about our clinical research and academic missions below.
How to refer a patient to Vascular Surgery at The UVM Medical Center:
- Call (toll free): 888-362-3242
- Fax Referral Line: 802-847-2001
- Email: ReferralCenteruvmhealth [dot] org. Note: please send encrypted files.
For information on the Office of Provider Relations, Provider Access Services and Patient Placement Services, visit Patient Referral Resources.
Fellowship and Residency Programs - The UVM Medical Center offers post-medical degree training programs in over 17 service lines. Learn about our Vascular Surgery Fellowship program designed to prepare individuals for independent practice of vascular surgery in an academic or private practice setting.
Continuing Medical Education (CME) – Our CME program offers a series of medical courses for health care professionals to learn about new and developing areas of their fields. Visit CME.
Grand Rounds - Grand Rounds present current medical topics and developments. They are sponsored by individual departments on a regular basis.
The Department of Surgery at the UVM Medical Center performs a broad spectrum of research activities designed develop innovative therapies and to improve the quality of patient care. For research information, visit the Department of Surgery or go to the Office of Clinical Trials Research to receive up-to-date information on the latest clinical trials.