Stuart Surgeons For Arterial Disease

We treat peripheral vascular arterial disease in Stuart Florida

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Patients in Stuart that have hardening of the arteries may be candidates for vascular surgery. We provide care in our office and in our local community hospitals. We are always accepting new patients and look forward to caring for you or your loved one.

Symmetry Vascular Center highly skilled surgical team treat Peripheral vascular disease (PVD). PAD is the result from atherosclerotic plaque that obstructs the arteries in the legs thereby depriving tissues of oxygen and nutrients.

Call to make an appointment in our office in Stuart Florida. Our practice is located in the Smithfield Medical Plaza. Our board-eligible, board-certified physicians are proud to offer comprehensive vascular care on the Treasure Coast.

Symmetry Vascular Surger located in Stuart Florida is proud to offer a comprehensive range of services for patients with peripheral arterial disease.

PATIENT CARE STUART FLORIDA FOR EXTRMETY PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE

Smoking and genetics are the reasons for peripheral arterial disease or “hardening” of the arteries. We treat patients in Stuart Florida and are located across from Fresh Market on Ocean Blvd.

The condition know as Atherosclerotic plaque obstructs the flow of blood through the artery, thereby reducing blood flow and nutrients to the lower leg. There are three conditions that commonly result.

Our surgical team at Symmetry Vascular Center is proud to offer treatment for all forms of PAD.

When surgery is required, many procedures are performed in our in-office angiography suite. This allows patients to avoid high the co-pays and inconveniences associated with surgery at a local medical center. If more complex surgery is required, Drs. Tapper and Diamond are credentialed at Cleveland Clinic Martin Health and St. Lucie Medical Center.

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AORTIC ANEURYSM FOR PATIENTS IN STUART FLORIDA

Aortic aneurysms are amongst the leading causes of death in the United States, particularly for men over the age of 65. Drs. Tapper and Diamond can provide screening ultrasounds for this asymptomatic condition in our office. If an aneurysm is diagnosed, both physicians can prescribe the appropriate medications to reduce the risk of growth and/or rupture. In the even that surgery is required, Drs. Tapper and Diamond are both well-versed in the latest endovascular techniques for complex aneurysm repair.

STUART FLORIDA PATIENT CARE FOR CAROTID ARTERY DISEASE

Carotid artery disease is the second-leading cause of stroke in the United States, accounting for 25-30% of all strokes nationwide. Drs. Tapper and Diamond can perform and interpret screening ultrasounds for specific patients. Additionally, both surgeons perform surgical and endovascular treatment of carotid artery disease in our local community.

Aortic Aneurysm

Aortic aneurysms are amongst the leading causes of death in the United States, particularly for men over the age of 65. Drs. Tapper and Diamond can provide screening ultrasounds for this asymptomatic condition in our office. If an aneurysm is diagnosed, both physicians can prescribe the appropriate medications to reduce the risk of growth and/or rupture. In the even that surgery is required, Drs. Tapper and Diamond are both well-versed in the latest endovascular techniques for complex aneurysm repair.

Carotid Artery Disease

Carotid artery disease is the second-leading cause of stroke in the United States, accounting for 25-30% of all strokes nationwide. Drs. Tapper and Diamond can perform and interpret screening ultrasounds for specific patients. Additionally, both surgeons perform surgical and endovascular treatment of carotid artery disease in our local community.

Patients 5 Common Questions with Varicose Veins in Stuart Florida

Are you Board certified by one of these American Board of Medical Specialties recognized Boards : Vascular Surgery, Interventional Radiology, or Interventional Cardiology?

The Answer should be yes.

Do you have hospital privileges in one of the 3 specialties listed in question #1?

The answer again should be yes.

Is your vascular lab (the place where the Doppler ultrasound of your legs is performed) certified by the IAC (Inter societal Accreditation Commission)?

The answer should be YES!

Do you recommend that I have more than one ablation of my varicose veins?

The answer should be No.

Do you recommend that I have an ablation procedure for my spider veins?

The answer should be NO, NEVER!

Patients Care for Varicose Veins in Stuart Florida

How do I know if I have varicose veins?

The easiest way to know if you have varicose veins is to look at pictures and see if your legs look the legs in the pictures. See the gallery here.

What are the symptoms of varicose veins?

Pain, swelling, edema, throbbing, aching, tingling, itching, heat, inflammation, dermatitis, skin changes, ulceration, bleeding.

Are varicose veins dangerous?

Yes and no. The majority of patients with varicose veins never have a serious medical complication. However, some people with varicose veins get complications such as phlebitis, skin changes like dermatitis or lipodermatosclerosis, which if left untreated can progress to ulceration.