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Vascular Surgeon


Vascular surgeons are medical doctors who specialize in the diagnosis, medical management, and surgical treatment of diseases of the blood vessels (vascular disease).

Vascular surgeons have generally completed 5 years of surgical training and an additional 1 to 2 years of fellowship training. Vascular surgeons can be board certified through the Board of Surgery, which is recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Last RevisedAugust 20, 2010

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