Vascular surgeons are specialists who are highly trained to treat diseases of the vascular system. Blood vessels --arteries carrying oxygen-rich blood and veins carrying blood back to the heart -- are the roadways of the circulatory system. Without smoothly flowing blood, the body cannot function. Conditions such as hardening of the arteries can create “traffic jams” in circulatory system, obstructing the flow of blood to any part of the body.
A vascular surgeon does far more than surgery. A vascular surgeon makes sure patients with vascular health issues know and understand all their options. In short, vascular surgeons can do surgery, but they see and treat many patients who do not require surgery. Vascular surgeons will talk to you about how exercise, diet and medication can be the first step in regaining your health.
With extensive experience in endovascular surgical procedures using minimally invasive techniques, Dr. Lawrence is an expert in treating a wide range of vascular conditions. He specializes in treating leg pain and cramping from peripheral artery disease, venous insufficiency and other lower extremity arterial diseases as well as non-healing leg wounds, renal artery stenosis, hemodialysis access, carotid stenosis and aortic aneurysms. Dr Lawrence is a member of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, the American Osteopathic Association, and the Society of Vascular Surgeons
Vascular surgeons are trained in everything: open, complicated surgery and in minimally invasive, endovascular procedures:
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The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) accredits imaging facilities and hospitals specific to vascular testing. IAC accreditation is a means by which facilities can evaluate and demonstrate the level of patient care they provide. Learn more about the IAC Vascular Testing accreditation program.
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