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Vascular Medicine

Cleveland Clinic Florida Department of Vascular Medicine provides services to treat patients with disorders relating to the arteries, veins and lymph vessels.

About Us

Cleveland Clinic Florida Department of Vascular Medicine physicians collaborate with specialists in a variety of fields including vascular surgery, diagnostic and interventional radiology to provide innovative and advanced patient care. The collaborative and team approach provides for excellent and compassionate patient care with the goal of achieving excellent patient outcomes.


For more information, call 866.293.7866.  To schedule an appointment, call 877.463.2010.

Vascular Medicine specialists manage patients with the following conditions:

  • Diffuse and premature atherosclerosis
  • Peripheral arterial disease (PAD)
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Visceral ischemic syndromes
  • Renovascular disease
  • Arterial aneurysms
  • Dissection of the aorta and other peripheral arteries
  • Atheromatous embolization
  • Deep venous thrombosis
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Post thrombotic syndrome
  • Chronic venous insufficiency
  • Varicose and spider veins
  • Hypercoagulable (thrombophilia) conditions
  • Anticoagulants
  • Lymphedema
  • Vasculitis
  • Thromboangiitis obliterans (Buerger’s disease)
  • Vasospastic diseases including Raynaud’s phenomenon
  • Vascular diseases related to extremes in environmental temperature
  • Leg ulcers
  • Diabetic foot lesions
  • Digital ulceration secondary to connective tissue disorders
  • The swollen limb
  • Pseudoaneurysms

Our Doctors

The Department of Vascular Medicine provides testing and diagnosis of the following diseases:

  • Extracranial Cerebrovascular
  • Intracranial Cerebrovascular
  • Peripheral Arterial
  • Peripheral Venous
  • Visceral Vascular
  • Screening
  • Color power Doppler of a renal artery with fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD)

Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory

The Non-invasive Vascular Laboratory provides services for inpatient and outpatient testing. The testing includes:

  • Arterial duplex ultrasound (carotid, renal, mesenteric, peripheral and graft surveillance, HD Shunt (Gratti), cold challenge test)
  • Venous duplex ultrasound of the upper and lower extremities
  • Venous reflux testing
  • Intra-operative duplex
  • Non-invasive arterial physiologic testing (segmental pressures and pulse volume recordings)
  • Measurement of carotid intimal-medial thickness (CIMT) – for clinical and research applications

The high quality of the laboratory has been recognized repeatedly with accreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL).

Outpatient Anticoagulation Program

Vascular Medicine specialists evaluate and manage hundreds of patients with complicated venous and arterial thrombotic disorders. These patients require strict monitoring through our Coumadin Clinic. A retrospective review was recently conducted to assess outcomes for compliance with instructions and complications from anticoagulation including recurrent thrombosis and bleeding events. Cleveland Clinic Florida’s bleeding complications and recurrent thrombosis rates are better than the national standards.

Vascular Medicine Outpatient Clinic

Consultative services for patients with a wide range of arterial, venous and lymphatic disorders is available at the Vascular Medicine Outpatient Clinic at Cleveland Clinic Florida. The clinic also provides same day access for urgent evaluations and treatment of patients with all types of vascular problems, including acute venous thrombosis diagnosed in the outpatient Non-invasive Vascular Laboratory.