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Please suggest what type of doctor specializes in peripheral vascular diseases?

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Dr. J mark Rheudasil
Vascular Surgery 38 years experience
Vascular surgeon!!!: Others occasionally, but, that is all vascular surgeons do!
Dr. Kevin Taubman
Vascular Surgery 22 years experience
Vascular surgeon: Traditionally vascular surgeons are specific experts in the diagnosis and treatment of non cardiac atherosclerotic arterial occlusive disease. Although a number of other specialties (e.g. cardiology, IR) may provide some similar components treatment, a modern vascular surgeon provides a comprehensive medical, endovascular and surgical approach to this disease entity.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

What type of doctor specializes in treating peripheral vascular diseases?

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Dr. George Mathew
Cardiology 58 years experience
Interventionalist !: In addition to vascular surgeons, an interventional cardiologist or interventional radiologist may be able to handle it.
Dr. Tracy Berg
Dr. Tracy Berg commented
General Surgery 32 years experience
Vascular diseases are complex and a team approach is best for the patient.
Nov 13, 2012
A 40-year-old member asked:

Which type of doctor specializes in peripheral vascular diseases?

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Dr. Steve Kagan
Vascular Surgery 31 years experience
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 surgery) go to vascularweb.Org and search for a board-certified vascular surgeon near you.

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