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Dr. James Scanlon

Vascular Surgery
null, FL
22 years experience male

Locations

Naples Vascular Specialists

Naples, FL

Address

130 9th St N, Suite 120, Naples, FL
Directions

Practice website

Fax

(239) 649-1785

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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

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

11 Answers
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Scanlon
Vascular Surgery 22 years experience
Not likely: The two conditions aren't really related. What is more likely is chronic or recurrent stones or some damage or scarring to the kidneys drainage syste... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Scanlon
Vascular Surgery 22 years experience
Could be...: Sensing or even hearing a pulse or "whooshing" noise in your head is not a common sign of carotid artery disease - but I have seen it. It could also ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Scanlon
Vascular Surgery 22 years experience
Both/neither: Vnus is essentially now Venefit since it was bought and "renamed." No difference. Other modalities, such as laser fiber ablation, are also just as m... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Scanlon
Vascular Surgery 22 years experience
Genetics might count: Most vascular disease is due to atherosclerosis, so conditions like high cholesterol, blood pressure, smoking and diabetes are important. Most of thes... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. James Scanlon
Vascular Surgery 22 years experience
Yes: Carotid duplex (ultrasound) is a very common test. It is very accurate in detecting blockages in the carotid arteries in the neck that may be a source... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Scanlon
Vascular Surgery 22 years experience
Maybe: You could also have poor arterial blood flow into the calf, also known as peripheral arterial disease (pad). Blockages in the arteries that lead to y... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Scanlon
Vascular Surgery 22 years experience
More than likely not: Typically warfarin can be stopped cold turkey. In some rare cases, such as if you have something called protein c or protein s deficiency it may be p... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Scanlon
Vascular Surgery 22 years experience
Quite a lot: An aneurysm with that high a risk of rupture needs to be fixed unless the patient does not wish to have surgery - understanding they will likely die s... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Scanlon
Vascular Surgery 22 years experience
Can depend...: Depending on the location (face, trunk, extremities) and level (superficial, deep) and degree of symptoms from the "shunting" of blood from the arteri... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Scanlon
Vascular Surgery 22 years experience
That depends....: Full anti-coagulation (with coumadin (warfarin), (warfarin) lovenox, arixtra...) is indicated in some vascular diseases over simple "anti-platelet" th... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Scanlon
Vascular Surgery 22 years experience
Possibly: If you do not have reflux of one of the deeper veins (you would need an ultrasound to know) than sclerotherapy (injections) or sometimes a stab phlebe... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Scanlon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Scanlon is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! This fully answers my question. Much appreciated.
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Thanks for your quick reply!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

George Washington University Medical School, DC
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV HOSPITAL
Completed 2006

Affiliations

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS
Society for Vascular Surgery
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