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Vascular Surgery

People with conditions of the blood vessels can receive world-class care from vascular surgeons at the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute.

Our Division of Vascular Surgery offers comprehensive arterial, endovascular, and venous care for the full range of vascular-related diseases and conditions.

Vascular Surgical Services

The vascular surgery team at UPMC performs:

We were the first vascular surgical group in the Pittsburgh region to offer minimally invasive thoracic aneurysm repair.

Because of this experience, our surgeons also offer open and endovascular surgery for thoracic aneurysms due to:

Specialized Vascular Treatment Centers

The division's centers for treating specific vascular conditions include:

  • Vein Center — minimally invasive techniques for venous disease and specialized treatments for varicose and spider veins.
  • Limb Preservation Center — multidisciplinary care for nonhealing wounds caused by arterial insufficiency or venous hypertension.

About the Division of Vascular Surgery at UPMC

  • Our experts study, develop, and implement new procedures and devices to deliver advanced, comprehensive vascular care. Many helped pioneer the minimally invasive techniques we use today.
  • The division's clinical services have shown a dramatic increase in activity, volume, and complexity.
  • Our facilities have become premier centers for treatment and research in the vascular field.

Learn More About Vascular Surgery

UPMC Patient Education Materials:

UPMC Video Library:

Emmi ™ Patient Education Videos:

Contact Us

Call the UPMC Division of Vascular Surgery at 412-802-3333 to make an appointment, refer a patient, or learn more about our vascular surgical services.

In the News

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Tom Fetterman, a 72-year old patient at UPMC's Heart and Vascular Institute, completed the 2013 Pittsburgh half marathon along with members of vascular surgery staff. Dr. Rabih Chaer, in 2009, performed life-saving surgery to treat Tom's peripheral vascular disease.

See Tom's story WPXI.com.


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