Experienced Vascular Specialists
Vascular medicine focuses on conditions and diseases that affect arteries and veins, and impair blood flow. Vascular disease can contribute to coronary artery disease (heart attack) and stroke, two of the leading causes of death and disability in the U.S. Chestnut Hill Hospital's vascular program is led by surgical specialists who perform minimally invasive and open surgical interventions for complex vascular conditions including:
Risk-factor management - Diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity and unhealthful habits such as sedentary lifestyle, smoking and improper diet can contribute to vascular disease. Chestnut Hill Hospital's multidisciplinary team offers educational and preventive-screening services to help promote practices that support vascular health.
Surgical interventions - minimally invasive catheter-assisted techniques such as angioplasty, atherectomy and stent placement can be used to remove plaque and reopen blocked arteries. Vascular specialists use minimally invasive procedures whenever possible.
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8835 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19118