From surgical creation of dialysis access (AV Fistula or AV Graft) to minimally invasive procedures to help maintain a healthy access, our expert staff will help navigate you through your journey
Once your nephrologist has determined that you will need to begin dialysis you may be referred to our practice where we will then assist you throughout this journey. You will meet our surgeon who will discuss peritoneal dialysis or hemodialysis, the surgical options and the overall plan for you. We consider it our duty to you and your loved ones through the initiation of dialysis, maintenance of your access, interventions or any issues that arise with your access. Ultimately, we hope our patients are candidates for, and undergo, successful kidney transplantation.
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) is a peripheral circulation disorder that affect blood vessels outside the heart and brain. PVD that develops only in the arteries is called Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD). PAD develops most commonly as a result of atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries, which occurs
Enlarged prostate (BPH) affects a large percentage of men over the age of 65. We offer an innovative, outpatient procedure to treat this condition by our world-class physicians.
Men have unique health issues. At the Vascular Institute of Virginia, we specialize in treating some of these unique conditions that can affect the male population.
Women have unique health issues. Some of these unique health issues can include pregnancy, menopause, and conditions of the female organs.
An estimated 40 percent of people in the United States have chronic venous insufficiency. The Vascular institute of Virginia is a trusted vein treatment center of excellence. Venous insufficiency can present itself as a spider or varicose veins
Working together with clinical oncologists, our physicians at the Vascular Institute of Virginia have developed procedures to treat many cancer patients and to improve their quality of life.
Vascular access catheters can be placed for many reasons, such as intravenous antibiotic treatment, frequent blood draws, vascular disease, chemotherapy, dialysis, plasmapheresis, or IV feeding.
Ultrasound is a non-invasive imaging scan that uses sound waves to “see” inside your body. At the Vascular Institute of Virginia, we have an expert team of vascular physicians, nurses, and vascular technologists who are highly trained in ultrasound imaging.
At the Vascular Institute of Virginia, we are equipped to manage many of your GI diseases and GI related symptoms. We can place long-term feeding tubes, help alleviate pain and discomfort from liver or gallbladder obstruction, and manage the removal of ascites (fluid in the belly) and hemorrhoid treatment.
"These folks have always been so wonderful. They make you feel welcome whether you are the patient or caregiver. Their explanations of procedures are easily understood as well as the reasons for them. When there is a problem with access at dialysis, you get him in that day so he can get back to his dialysis and keep to his schedule. This is vitally important, and we are so appreciative of your care and kindness."
Hemorrhoids (HEM-uh-roids) are swollen veins in your anus and lower rectum, similar to varicose veins. Hemorrhoids may result from straining during bowel movements or from the increased pressure on these veins during pregnancy.