Dr. Andrew Ahn

Vascular Surgery
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49 years experience male

Locations

Andrew H. Ahn, M.D., Prof. Corp.

Garden Grove, CA

Address

12555 Garden Grove Blvd, Suite 403, Garden Grove, CA
Directions

Fax

(714) 530-7703

About

Specialties
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Vascular Surgery

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

29 Answers
12 Agrees
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Leg pain: Does the pain ease with leg down? Which may related with arterial circulation problem. Then arterial doppler (u/s) study of leg arteries. If no diff... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
No, unless ruptured.: If the aneurysm ruptured, mthe patient will be in shock which make rapid heart beats and sweating as the sign of shock.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
ER: You may have quick study of your leg for u/s to confirm the DVT and start Heparin drip or Lovenox (enoxaparin) right after study.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
No you don't need: Carotid stenosis would not give sharp neck pain as you describing. If you have carotid artery stenosis, which is very unusual as like your young age, ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Ignore: Compression stocking. Elevation of leg above hip level. Small vv can be treated individually differe.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Uedvt: I wil ask the history of what happen, how it starts the symptoms, probably swelling of upper extremities, and examine your arms, neck and chest beside... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Slow healing: The wound vac site will close as secondarily which means the scar tissue around the wound make slow grow new skin to cover.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Carotid plaque embol: You may not need worry about unless 80% or more stenosis, when think about doing balloon angioplasty or open endarterectomy. Stroke can develop when b... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Leg Edema: Is it at lower leg or whole leg edema or swelling? Did you have u/s to see any veins blocked or lymph node enlargement. If no dvt, massage is ok but d... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Sap heinous: No major artery next to small saphenous vein. The posterior tibial artery and dorsalis pedis arteries are around ankle/foot which are still far from s... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Pvod: First symptoms may be the pain on calf muscle when walk which is called claudication. The next sign is pain even at rest, as rest pain. The third leve... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Yes: U/s can detect and measure the size of aneurysm, even abdominal aortic aneurysm can be followed regularly with u/s to check the size.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Not really: The warm weather may dilate veins but not necessarily have more varicose vein in warmer area than cold area.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Embolization: Blood clots or foreign body can move from one place to another as blood flow, as like "venous embolism" from leg vein to lung artery causing serious p... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Ischemia or congesti: When compressing both carotid artery, the blood flow to brain will be cut down as ischemic condition as like fainting, dizzy or passing out. The both ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
It may somatic pain : Ruq, subcostal muscle pain could be another reason too. Hida scan may help to rule out gall bladder disease and i doubt.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Angioma: The "hemangioma" and "angioma" are same meaning of the disease of the vessel wall in certain part of the body. It can be brain cavernosa hemangioma (o... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Arterial plaque: Yes, it can be removed( endarterectomy) or crushed(balloon angioplasty). Not every plaque need to be removed unless it causes significant diminished b... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Varicose: The vein problem may difficult to cure as problem of valves of leg veins. You may need remove the veins in the future but not at this time. The compre... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Leg vein: If it is vein, it is probably greater saphenous vein or it's branches. U/S may be necessary to confirm.
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A member asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Diverticulits: Antibiotics may control bacteria in the blood system but not may not prevent coming from abscess to blood system which may cause temperature elevation... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Cardiac surgeon: Yes, the thoracic or cardiac surgeon can do peripheral vascular surgery, if they have enough time or interest to do.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Vein valve: The vein has valve to direct blood flow one direction, where engorging may happen, as the blood pooling which direction of blood went opposite, differ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Foot pain: Most likely not, it may come from other reason like muscle, nerve, ligaments. If arterial problem, it may continue with other signs such as color chan... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Subarachnoid bleed: Certain patient has artherosclerosis which is hardening of elastic artery which can be broke when sudden high pressure develops. No abnormalities can ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Pvod: May be due to poor circulation of leg or pressing nerve.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Pain and swelling : Dvt of leg vein cause pain of the leg usually calf when lift foot as flexing , and start seeing swelling of the leg.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Stenosis: Carotid artery stenosis is the diameter of the artery is smaller than size of other position, such as rust inside if pipe. If the stenosis less than 6... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Ahn
Vascular Surgery 49 years experience
Neuropathy: Your pain may coming from your spine nerve, not likely from circulation. You may need see neurologist or pain control doctor to confirm and treat by t... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Ahn is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Ahn is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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May 31, 2018
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Yonsei University College of Medicine, Republic of Korea
Graduated 1974MD

Residency

Fairview General Hospital, Cleveland, OH
Completed 1984

Awards

Top Vascular Surgeon , First Place, Arizona - Summer
2013
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