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Which type of doctor specializes in peripheral vascular diseases

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Kagan
30 years experience Vascular Surgery
Vascular Surgeon: Don't let the name scare you...Vascular surgeons (unlike cardiologists and radiologists) are trained in all aspects of PVD management (not just surger ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Purtill
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
Vascular Surgeon: Vascular physicians are mostly vascular surgeons, as traditionally most patients needed nothing or surgery. The risk factors are treated by the pmd an ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. J mark Rheudasil
37 years experience Vascular Surgery
Vascular surgeon!!!: Others occasionally, but, that is all vascular surgeons do!
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Cuff
23 years experience Vascular Surgery
Vascular specialists: Vascular surgeons, vascular medicine internists, cardiologists, and interventional radiologists all specialize in treating pad. They differ in the t ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sharmila Dissanaike
20 years experience General Surgery
Vascular surgeon: Vascular surgeon.
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Infectious disease: Lyme disease understanding has become more widespread among the medical community and so family doctors, internists and emergency room doctors have ex ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Many: Primary care, cardiologists, vascular & cardiovascular surgeons.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Depends on underlying condition. If a lymphoma, would consider a hematologist/oncologist. If due to an infection, would use an infectious diseases ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Weisbrot
41 years experience Dentistry
See a orthopedic Dr.: You can see either an orthopedic doctor(surgeon) or a rheumatologist. Depending on which joints are affected and your symptoms will dictate the type o ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Rovner
18 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Spine doctor : There are many types of doctors who specialize in spine. Chiropractors perform non-invasive treatments and if they can not help you then you should se ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James DuRant
10 years experience Pediatrics
Developmental Peds: A developmental and behavioral pediatrician has completed a 3 years pediatrics residency and then goes on to a 3 year fellowship for developmental and ... Read More
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A 80-year-old male asked:
Dr. Satyanarayan Hegde
27 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
Intensivist: Sirs is a serious illness usually requiring intensive medical care. In the adult world, most pulmonologists are also intensivists since they get dual ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Steven Bowers
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Peripheral vascular disease is relatively common. The most common cause is cigarette smoking. Treatment depends on the cause, severity and location ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angus Worthing
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Rheumatologists: Rheumatologists treat most autoimmune diseases. Diseases that only affect 1 part of the body may be treated by other specialists, as in Crohn's (gastr ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adrian Baudy IV
11 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Depends: For hypothyroidism you should start with your pcp then an endocrinologist if your case is complicated or you need more done. For autoimmune disorders ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanober Butt
19 years experience Pulmonology
Breathing related: Pulmonlogists treat any lung related disease, sleep disorders and pulmonary hypertension.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Nordstrom
37 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Thyroid disease: Generally, depending on the problem, either your primary care doc, an ENT doc or an endocrinologist.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Overholt
25 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: If you mean vasculitis, then rheumatologists. If it's a blocked artery, then it could be a vascular surgeon, cardiologist, interventional radiologist ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Wigneswaran
25 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Me:): A kidney specialist is called a Nephrologist. Typically after you finish medical school and three years of internal medicine residency you need to und ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Cardiol or vasc surg: Cardiologist or vascular surgeon.

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