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Dr. Jeffery Dormu

Vascular Surgery
Laurel, MD
24 years experience male

Locations

Minimally Invasive Vascular Centers

Laurel, MD

Address

8730 Cherry Lane Suite 10, Laurel, MD, US
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My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
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Fax

2403344781

Insurances accepted

Aetna

AmeriHealth

CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield

Medicaid

Medicare

United HealthCare Insurance Company

Tricare

Minimally Invasive Vascular Centers

Washington, DC

Minimally Invasive Vascular Centers

Baltimore, MD

Minimally Invasive Vascular Centers

Silver Spring, MD

About

Bio

Dr. Jeffrey Dormu performs Vascular, Cardiothoracic and General Surgery in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area. He is a Board Certified Surgeon and is Fellowship trained in Vascular/Endovascular Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery. His medical training also consists of a Carotid Stenting Certification, as well as General and Trauma Surgery. He has performed over 1,600 surgeries in the past year. These surgeries include Aortic and Peripheral Aneurysm Repairs, Aortagrams, Arteriograms, Arterial and Vein Bypass Surgeries, Endarterectomies, Angioplasty/Stenting, Thrombolysis, Varicose Vein treatment and more.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Vascular Surgery

Thoracic Surgery

Trauma Surgery

Doctor Q&A

37 Answers
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Cellulitis: Using compression therapy can help with swelling, but you need to see a vascular surgeon to insure that antibiotic therapy isn't needed.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Ignore: Do Control your risk factors such as diabetes, high blood pressure, stop smoking and weight.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Bugs Crawling: Varicose veins can be painful and can include swelling, leg heaviness and leg fatigue. Patients often complain of odd sensations including leg cramps... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Pain in Carotids: Inflammation in the carotid arteries may cause pain. More importantly, it is critical that you see a vascular surgeon to have your carotid arteries e... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Swollen Veins: Varicose veins are swollen, bulging veins that protrude from the surface of the skin often with a blue or purplish color. They commonly have a rope-li... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Bruising: 1. The presence of bruises may be seen in patients with platelet or coagulation (blood-clotting) disorders 2. Leukemia (a cancer of the blood or bo... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Pregnancy: Many women develop vascular related issues during or after pregnancy. Reflux disease in the veins manifesting as varicose veins are very common. Also... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
XRay: Xrays are customarily not ordered by vascular surgeons to detect arterial stenosis or blockage in the arteries. You'll need an ultrasound or a ct sca... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Carotid Stenosis: Signs of Carotid Artery Stenosis are Bruit, TIA or Stroke. The symptoms of a TiA may include sudden weakness or numbness in the face or limbs, often ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Leg Pain: See a Vascular Surgeon to have your circulation checked. After a full vascular workup, your Specialist can determine the severity of your disease and... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Veins: Phlebitis is related to inflamation in the veins. It usually occurs in the superficial system in the legs. This is different from an infection which... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Angiogram: Angiograms and angioplasty are defined when you break down the words into their respective suffixes and prefixes. The prefix ‘angio’ relates to a bloo... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Breast Reduction: Many insurance companies will cover the surgery with the symptoms you mentioned. Your coverage depends upon your plan benefits, even with Medicaid. ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Plaque: There are several risk factors for Peripheral Arterial Disease: 1. Smoking; 2. Diabetes; 3. High Blood Pressure; 4. High Cholesterol 5. Family Histor... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Leg Ulcers: Leg ulcers related to varicose veins can be caused by Chronic Venous Insufficiency. This means that the valves in your veins are not working properly ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Leg Swelling: You should first see your Vascular Surgeon to determine the cause of the swelling which could range from heart issues to vein issues. A treatment regi... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
High Blood Pressure: Blocked arteries are most often caused by high blood pressure. High blood pressure means that the force exerted against your arteries is too high. Thi... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Ruptured Vein: You should see a Vascular Surgeon right away to have your circulation evaluated. Your Vascular Surgeon will help you to determine the cause of the ru... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Toe Discoloration: One of the symptoms of Raynauds is discoloration in the fingers and toes. Raynaud’s phenomenon is a condition where blood flow to your fingers, toes,... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Poor Circulation: Your Mom should see a Vascular Surgeon immediately to have her circulation evaluated. Many Vascular Surgeons practice limb salvage and can help you to... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Reflux in Veins: Have you visited a Vascular Surgeon? They can offer a number of minimally invasive procedures that can provide relief from reflux or venous insuffici... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Varicose Veins: You could be suffering from Chronic Venous Insufficiency which is charactarized by incompetent veins that have faulty valves and are unable to effecti... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Carotid Artery: You should see a Vascular Surgeon immediately to have your carotids evaluated. A swishing sound or large pulsation is sometimes heard when carotid ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
AntiCoagulants: Athersclerosis is the b/u of fats, cholesterol, & other substances in & on the artery walls. Anticoagulants are a class of drugs that work t... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Walking: The more ambulatory you are the better it is for your health. If the cane helps you to be more active then you should use it. Increased physical acti... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Peripheral Vascular: In addition, hypertension is one of the risk factors associated with Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD). Poor management of these risk factors can put ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Vascular Trauma: Jaynen, oftentimes trauma can cause damage to the vascular system. See a vascular surgeon and request a workup to insure that you did not develop a b... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Bruising: 1. The presence of bruises may be seen in patients with platelet or coagulation (blood-clotting) disorders 2. Leukemia (a cancer of the blood or bo... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Raynauds Phenomenon: Secondary Raynaud’s is also known as Raynaud's Phenomenon which is caused by an underlying disease, condition, or other factor. Many things can cause ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Varicose Veins: Varicose veins have several common symptoms. Some of them are leg pain, leg swelling, leg heaviness, leg cramping, leg restlessness and itching. Be su... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Sex: Whether or not to have sex with a DVT should be evaluated by a vascular surgeon has determined the location and cause of the dvt. There is a risk tha... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Veins: You could have some thrombis or clotting in your veins. See a vascular surgeon and have a venous doppler done to be sure. A vascular surgeon can also... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Intestinal Ischemia: Symptoms of acute intestinal ischemia: sudden abdominal pain that may range from mild to severe; an urgent need to have a bowel movement: frequent,... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Lymphedema: Vascular surgeons address all diseases of the arteries, veins and lymphatic system. If you believe you have an issue such as lymphedema, see a vascul... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Swelling: Minor swelling could be considered normal. But significant swelling in your groin area after an angiogram could be more serious. This could be a hema... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Poor Circulation: It is possible that your heart rate could elevate if the heart is required to work harder in order to circulate the blood throughout your body. See a... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery Dormu
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Arteriogram: An Arteriogram is a very common Vascular Procedure where access to your arteries is obtained to identify blockage or to restore bloodflow

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Dormu is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Dormu is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you. I've since had blood work and an ultrasound, so far no answers to explain what's going on. I'll find a vasular surgeon in my area.
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This saved my life. Thank You!
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This was very helpful. Thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York Institute of Technology New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, NY
Graduated 1998MD

Residency

St. Barnabas Hospital Region Trauma Center

Awards

Top Doctor, Third Place, Takoma Park Region, MD - Summer
2013
Thought Leader, Third Place, Takoma Park Region, MD - Summer
2013
Top Vascular Surgeon , First Place, Maryland - Summer
2013

Affiliations

American Osteopathic Association

Publications

Vascular Devastation Is Rampant In Our Community
Varicose Veins Not Just A Cosmetic Problem
New Technology For Aging Veins
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