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Dr. Jonathan Ellichman

Vascular Surgery
Memphis, TN
23 years experience male

Locations

Southern Cardiovascular, PLLC

Memphis, TN

Address

2996 Kate Bond Road, Memphis, TN
Directions

Fax

9016821785

About

Bio

I am a cardiovascular surgeon that specializes in vascular surgery. I specialize in minimally invasive thoracic and Endovascular surgery. I treat arterial leg blockages, carotid blockages, aortic aneurysms and limb saving techniques. I have performed over 15000 limb saving procedures.

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

49 Answers
7 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Unlikely: This is a known risk of aortic or mitral valve surgery. It may be a blood clot or a plaque that broke off.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
This can be anything from some mild swelling that dissipates on its own in hours to skin ulceration that requires a skin graft, A process that likely ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Can you better clarify your question? “Spontaneous circulation” is not a phrase I am familiar with and do not understand the circumstances/context.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
This appears to be a rather vague question but if you are saying that you believe you have blood in your urine, you should visit your primary care phy... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Blood protein abnorm: It causes your blood to clot prematurely. Some protein deficiencies lead to this and others are activated by sedentary lifestyle, smoking, oral contra... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Variable: Hey can be obvious on the skin surface or internal. They can be microscopic or very large and physically debilitating or symptomatic.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Depends: If you have a family history theres a 10% relation. Their wise hypertension and smoking are the most common contributing factors. As a rule a 37 year ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
No: A profound problem in end stage renal or kidney failure. High mortality once calciphylaxis sets in.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
24 hours to never: In this scenario gangrenr results from a vascular injury or a large amount of devitalized tissue. An arterial injury would lead to gangrene faster th... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
No: Surgery " on the same side" means nothing to me. You would never close a fistula if it's functional and not necessary. In order to appropriately ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
No: A carotid bruit is a sound. It's from irregular blood flow across through an artery.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Yes: Specifically a "pot"belly in men.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Possibly: Sounds like "shin splints" but any diabetic should be evaluated for peripheral arterial disease if they have leg pain while walking.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Movement!: Any exercise that involves moderately increasing your heart rate without causing excessive shortness of breath. Depending on whether you have coronar... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Read below: Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy . It's a sub aortic valvular inter ventricular wall thickening.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Depends: A simple poke of the muscle will likely be of no consequence. Nicking a coronary artery would be very rare but could lead to bleeding of an ischemic e... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Congenital or acquir: There is a 10% family inheritance if you have a first degree relative with an aneurysm. There is a strong disposition between smoking and hypertensio... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
No: They need to be followed once diagnosed with ct scan. Your doctor will know criteria for repairing
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
No: Diabetic ulcers need wound care and a vascular evaluation to rule out arterial insufficiency. Also, many diabetic ulcers harbor multiple bacteria fo... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Cerebral ischemia: You need to be evaluated for carotid artery or vertebral artery blockages. These can contribute to interrupted blood flow to the brain which can make... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Variable: Depending on your neuropathy preoperatively and how the nerve was handled at amputation the pain can tangle from minimal to severe.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Yes: A better question would be an alternative to....? Lipid control, diabetes control, smoking cessation, blood pressure control are all options. There ar... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Generally not: A bruit is the sound of irregular blood flow. They can lead to a stroke which may in fact result in a headache. You need further investigation.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Yes: The is can convert a cleansing process to a caustic process. You need to see a wound specialist and/or a vascular surgeon.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
It could: Popliteal aneurysms can be very painful and could affect sleep.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
All systems: Can affect mental status, lungs, kidneys, walking, exercise, sex life, daily activities, psychological status.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Behavior: Smoking, poor diet, diabetes, renal disease, african american, armenian decent, obesity, hypertension, genetics.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
I don't know: This is a new term for me. Please elaborate.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Bad problem: Its a lesion that would benefit from treatment. The heart muscle is suffering but has not sustained permanent damage.
A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Arterial dilation: The enlargement f an artery. Generally twice the native arteries diameter.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Depends on where!: I'm guessing you mean venous. If they are limited to your hands and have not had previous arm surgery you can probably be treated with NSAID therapy. ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Amarousis: Possibly a blocked neck artery that is causing intermittent blood flow loss to the eye. This could be happening in to the brain as well putting you a... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Read below: Vasculitis' can be congenital or acquired. They can lead to extremity pain, vision changes, aneurysms and headaches.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
High: You need a hypercoaguable workspace. If you smoke or are on birth control you need to discontinue.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Read...: Trauma, insect bites, diabetes, venous insufficiency, arterial insufficiency.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Unless there is a contraindication, aspirin should be started and an attempt to make a diagnosis should we sought immediately
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Rehab: If you are in rehabilitation for bypass of a popliteal artery aneurysm, you have answered your own question. This can be a painful surgery so many ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Yes: Dry suggests dead, non viable tissue while wet describes an active infection where backers are living off the dead tissue.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Yes: Depending on how recent the exposure and the depth of wound it may drain for some time. You need to be evaluated by a surgeon.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Depends: Without being clear on the type of kidney surgery this is nearly an impossible question to answer.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Everyone: Elderly, diabetics, hypertensives, smokers, those at genetic risk, hyperlipidemia, sedentary life style, african americans, armenians.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Yes: Coronary artery disease is an atherosclerotic lesion.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
None: At 35 you should be able to be in any position without losing circulation to your feet.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Can be: Dissections can be associated with hypertension, atherosclerotic disease and marans disease. All can be inheritable.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Arterial damage: Arterial damage that results from congenital disposition, renal failure, diabetes, hyperlipidemia and smoking. It's essentially a scar inside the art... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Arterial blockage: Genetics, hypertension, diabetes, renal failure, african american, smoking.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
Vascular Surgery 23 years experience
Internet: Internet. Some medical centers have dedicated educational websites.

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Dr. Ellichman is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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