12 doctors weighed in:
Do doctors see a lot of patients with peripheral vascular disease?
12 doctors weighed in

Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
Internal Medicine
7 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Most of the doctors who see older patients tend to see lots of patients with p.
V.D.

In brief: Yes
Most of the doctors who see older patients tend to see lots of patients with p.
V.D.
Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
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Dr. Steven Bowers
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Peripheral vascular disease is relatively common.
The most common cause is cigarette smoking. Treatment depends on the cause, severity and location of the disease and may be medical or surgical.

In brief: Yes
Peripheral vascular disease is relatively common.
The most common cause is cigarette smoking. Treatment depends on the cause, severity and location of the disease and may be medical or surgical.
Dr. Steven Bowers
Dr. Steven Bowers
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Dr. Joseph Gemmete
Radiology - Interventional
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
A majority of family practice and internists seeing an older patient population will see patients with pad.

In brief: Yes
A majority of family practice and internists seeing an older patient population will see patients with pad.
Dr. Joseph Gemmete
Dr. Joseph Gemmete
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Dr. Nassir Azimi
Clinical Lipidology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Peripheral vascular disease is common in the elderly and in patients who smoke.
Additioonally, atherosclerosis risk increases with age.

In brief: Yes
Peripheral vascular disease is common in the elderly and in patients who smoke.
Additioonally, atherosclerosis risk increases with age.
Dr. Nassir Azimi
Dr. Nassir Azimi
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Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
This is a very common set of disorders that comprises the majority of a vascular surgeons practice.
If you need help with PVD then you should seek the opinion of a vascular surgeon.

In brief: Yes
This is a very common set of disorders that comprises the majority of a vascular surgeons practice.
If you need help with PVD then you should seek the opinion of a vascular surgeon.
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
In brief: YES
20% of patients over 70, and 33% of diabetic patients over 50 have pad.

In brief: YES
20% of patients over 70, and 33% of diabetic patients over 50 have pad.
Dr. Michael Korona
Dr. Michael Korona
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