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The Vascular and Endovascular Surgery division at the University of California, San Diego specializes in diagnosing and treating blood vessel diseases and disorders. We offer the latest in diagnostic techniques for assessing risk factors and detecting vascular problems. At the UC San Diego diagnostic vascular ultrasound laboratory, patients are offered the most sophisticated and noninvasive ultrasound diagnostic tests for arterial and venous disease.

Our Vascular and Endovascular Surgery surgeons treat the wide spectrum of circulatory conditions with a full range of vascular and minimally invasive endovascular procedures for diagnosis and treatment, including:

  • Aneurysms
  • Peripheral and extracranial vascular disease
  • Ischemia
  • Arterial occlusive disease (atherosclerosis)
  • Peripheral vascular disease in diabetes
  • Vascular access for hemodialysis patients
  • Aneurysm treatment
    • Thoracic endografting
    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) stent grafting
  • Surgery for carotid artery disorders
  • Carotid and peripheral artery stenting
  • Balloon angioplasty
  • Procedures for treatment of the foot in diabetic patients
  • Bypass surgery
  • Atherectomy