About Cleveland Clinic Florida

Cleveland Clinic Florida's department of Vascular Medicine at Cleveland Clinic Florida diagnoses and treats patients with conditions related to the arteries, veins and lymph vessels. Vascular problems can appear as chronic leg pain, skin ulcers, gangrene, and other symptoms. Cleveland Clinic Florida’s vascular staff collaborates with specialists in a variety of fields including vascular medicine, vascular surgery and diagnostic and interventional radiology to provide innovative and advanced patient care. Their collaborative team approach provides for excellent and compassionate patient care with the goal of achieving excellent patient outcomes.

Florida Appointments

To schedule a consultation, call direct 954.659.5230 or toll-free 877.463.2010. You can also make an appointment online.



What We Treat In South Florida

Cleveland Clinic Florida’s Department of Vascular Medicine provides comprehensive services for patients with all types of peripheral vascular disorders. Our vascular medicine specialists provide the care paths and treatment options for our patients to effectively manage their conditions. These conditions include:

  • 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
Testing & Diagnosis

Testing & Diagnosis

South Florida Diagnostic & Therapeutic Testing / Procedures

Leading edge technology allows our Cleveland Clinic Florida vascular medicine experts to provide patients with coordinated diagnostic capabilities and highly specialized comprehensive treatment options for a variety of vascular conditions and diseases including:

  • Extracranial Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Intracranial Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Peripheral Venous Disease
  • Visceral Vascular Disease

Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory

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

  • Color power Doppler of a renal artery with fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD
  • 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

Vascular Medicine provides consultative services for patients with a wide range of arterial, venous and lymphatic disorders. Our 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.