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How much does it cost to see a vascular surgeon?
The cost to see a vascular surgeon depends on the rates each one has set. The good news is insurance covers most office visits, so check your insurance policy or consult your insurance provider.
What type of conditions does a vascular surgeon treat?
Vascular surgeons treat conditions including from strokes, peripheral artery disease (PAD), abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), carotid artery disease, (CAD), arteriovenous malformation (AVM), pulmonary embolism, (blood clots), deep vein thrombosis (DVT), chronic venous insufficiency (CVI), and varicose veins.
What is vascular disease?
Vascular disease is any abnormal disease or condition affecting the arteries and veins. These conditions can include strokes, peripheral artery disease, carotid artery disease, blood clots and varicose veins.
What is a vascular scan used for?
A vascular scan is a non-invasive ultrasound method used to evaluate blood circulation in the veins and arteries throughout the body to find irregularities and blockages. This is how they find artery blockages and other serious maladies throughout the vascular system.
What is a vascular surgeon?
A vascular surgeon diagnoses and treats diseases and conditions related to the vascular system, including arteries and veins/ blood vessels. They can treat conditions including clogged or blocked arteries, pulmonary issues, varicose veins, and heart disease.