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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
Dr. Peter H'doubler
Vascular Surgery 40 years experience
Vascular Surgeon: Vascular surgery is a medical discipline that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and problems of the arterial, venous and lymphatic systems, exclusive of the heart. Interventional treatment can be both surgical and non-surgical (i.e. Catheter based and minimally invasive) and as such, make vascular surgeons uniquely qualified to provide unbiased recommendations for patients.
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
Dr. Robert Cuff
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Vascular specialists: Vascular surgeons, vascular medicine internists, cardiologists, and interventional radiologists all specialize in treating pad. They differ in the types of treatment they may offer.
Dr. Gary Tannenbaum
Vascular Surgery 38 years experience
Vascular surgeon: Vascular surgeons are specially trained to treat peripheral vascular disease both with our without surgery. This includes disease involving the aorta, arteries of the neck, limbs, and abdominal organs. Other specialties can treat some of these issues but a board-certified vascular surgeon is the best option for patients with these problems.

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

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Dr. J mark Rheudasil
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Vascular surgeon!!!: Others occasionally, but, that is all vascular surgeons do!

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