Geoffrey Ouma, DO
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Stephanie Tubbs Jones Health Center
13944 Euclid Avenue
East Cleveland, OH 44112
Twinsburg Family Health & Surgery Center
8701 Darrow Road
Twinsburg, OH 44087
Treatment & Services
- Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Treatments
- Abnormal Vascular Lab Study
- Acute Care Medicine
- Acute Inpatient Care
- Anticoagulation Therapy
- Cardiovascular Medicine
- Cardiovascular Medicine Department
- Carotid Doppler Ultrasound
- Non-invasive Testing for Vascular Disease
- Pseudoaneurysm Injection
- Unna Boot Application
- Varicose Veins - Cosmetic & Surgical
- Varicose Veins - Medical Treatment
- Vascular Medicine Section
- Vascular Ultrasound
- Vein Ablation
- Vena Cava Filters for Treating Venous Disease Treatment
- Venous Duplex Ultrasound
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
- Abdominal Aortic Aneurysmal Disease
- Aneurysm (Except Brain Aneurysm)
- Antiphospholipid Syndrome
- Aorta Disease
- Aortic Aneurysms
- Aortic Occlusion (blockage)
- Aortic Stenosis
- Aortic Thrombosis
- Arterial Diseases - "blocked Arteries"
- Arterial Dissection
- Arterial Problems
- Arterial Venous Fistula
- Arteriosclerosis Obliterans
- Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
- Arteriovenous Malformations
- Ascending Aortic Aneurysm
- Atheromatous Embolization
- Atherosclerosis (vascular)
- Atrophie Blanche
- Axillary Artery Aneurysm
- Axillary Vein Thrombosis
- Axillo Subclavian Vein Thrombosis
- Blood Clots
- Blood Clots in Legs
- Buerger's Disease
- Caroli Disease/Syndrome
- Carotid Artery Aneurysm
- Carotid Artery Disease
- Carotid Artery Stenosis
- Carotid Bruit
- Carotid Disease
- Carotid Dissection
- Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia
- Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH)
- Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI)
- Clotting Factor Deficiencies
- Cystic Adventitial Disease
- Deep Vein Thrombosis
- Dissection Of The Aorta
- Endovenous Ablation
- Enlarged Aorta
- Erythema Ab Igne
- External Iliac Artery Endofibrosis
- Extracranial Carotid Artery Aneurysms
- Factor Deficiency
- Factor V Leiden
- Femoral Artery Aneurysm
- Femoral Artery Disease
- Foot And Ankle Ulcers
- Heparin-induced Thrombocytopenia
- Hepatic Artery Aneurysm
- High Cholesterol
- Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
- Iliac Artery Aneurysm
- Iliac Artery Occlusion (blockage)
- Iliac Artery Stenosis
- Iliac Endofibrosis
- Intestinal Ischemic Syndrome
- Ischemic Digits (Upper Extremity)
- Jugular Vein
- Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome (KTS)
- Leg Pain
- Lower Extremity Ulcers
- Lupus Anticoagulant
- Lymphedema - Primary
- Lymphedema - Secondary
- May-Thurner Syndrome (MTS)
- Mesenteric Arteries Occlusive Disease
- Mesenteric Artery & Vein Disorders
- Other Arterial Disease
- Peripheral Artery Aneurysms
- Peripheral Artery Disease
- Peripheral Vascular Disease
- Popliteal Artery Aneurysms
- Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome
- Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome (PAES)
- Post-Phlebitic (Thrombotic) Syndrome
- Protein C and S Deficiencies
- Pulmonary Embolism
- Raynaud's Phenomenon
- Renal Artery Aneurysm
- Renal Artery Disease
- Splenic Artery Aneurysm
- Spontaneous Coronary Artery
- Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD)
- Subclavian Artery Aneurysm
- Subclavian Steal Syndrome
- Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
- SVC Syndrome
- Swollen Leg
- Thoracic Aorta Disease
- Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
- Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
- Thromboangitis Obliterans
- Ulnar Artery Aneurysm
- Varicose Veins
- Vascular Arterial Diseases
- Vascular Diseases
- Vascular Malformations
- Vascular Wounds
- Venous Disorders
- Venous Insufficiency
- Venous Leg Ulcers
- Venous Malformations
- Venous Stasis Leg Ulcers
- Visceral Artery Aneurysms
- Visceral Ischemic Syndrome
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About Geoffrey Ouma, DO
Geoffrey Ouma, DO, MS, FSVM, RPVI, is a vascular disease specialist in the Tomsich Family Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Sydell and Arnold Miller Family Heart, Vascular and Thoracic Institute. He sees patients at Cleveland Clinic main campus.
Specialty Interests: Peripheral artery disease (PAD), especially evaluation of limb pain and medical management of claudication; cardiovascular/atherosclerosis risk factor modification in PAD and carotid artery disease/stroke; evaluation and medical management of patients undergoing non-cardiac vascular surgery; limb swelling and chronic venous insufficiency, lipedema, lymphedema, varicose veins, arteriovenous/capillary venous malformations; endovascular therapy for varicose veins and chronic venous insufficiency; complex venous thromboembolism, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), high-risk thrombophilia, complex atherothromboembolism, post-thrombotic syndrome, May-Thurner syndrome, thoracic outlet syndrome, DVT in pregnancy; coagulopathies; management of inferior vena cava filters and noninvasive vascular disease testing; lower extremity wounds
Experience: The Section of Vascular Medicine in Cleveland Clinic’s Tomsich Family Department of Cardiovascular Medicine offers comprehensive care for diseases of the vascular and lymphatic systems, including hyper-coagulable disorders. The section is home to one of the most active vascular laboratories in the country, with more than 2,200 clinical studies performed per month.
Dr. Ouma has more than 10 years’ experience in diagnosing and managing the full range of blood vessel and lymphatic disorders and has treated more than 1,500 patients with venous leg ulcers. His expertise also includes the diagnosis and management of less common vascular disorders such as thromboangitis obliterans (TAO), fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD), the vasculitides, vasospastic disorders, blue/cold fingers and toes and arterial aneurysm. He is board certified in internal medicine, vascular medicine and wound healing, holds certification in hyperbaric oxygen therapy and is a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI). Dr. Ouma is a Fellow of the Society for Vascular Medicine.
Success Rates: Success rates for specific vascular procedures at Cleveland Clinic are available at http://my.clevelandclinic.org/heart/about-heart-vascular-institute/treatment-outcomes.aspx.
Education: Dr. Ouma earned his medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Erie Pa. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Clinical Campus/Aurora-Sinai Medical Center, Milwaukee, Wis., followed by a fellowship in vascular medicine at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. During his fellowship, Dr. Ouma earned a master’s degree in translational research from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. In 2014 and ‘15 he completed specialized trainings in hyperbaric medicine and wound care medicine.
In 2018 Dr. Ouma participated in a medical mission to Kenya with the organization Hands International. Prior to joining the Cleveland Clinic medical staff in 2020, he was on the staff of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia.
Publications and Speaking: Dr. Ouma has coauthored papers in peer-reviewed medical journals on peripheral artery disease and limb ischemia and presented abstracts on vascular medicine topics at medical meetings. He served as an editor and contributed a chapter to Atlas of Vascular Medicine: A Case-Based Approach to Current Management (2011) and coauthored a chapter in a leading vascular surgery textbook on hypertension as a risk factor for atherosclerosis.
About Dr. Ouma: “I enjoy the field of vascular medicine because patients often present with uncommon vascular diseases that other physicians have not been able to diagnose. It is always gratifying to help patients finally get answers to their medical problems. I immediately witness how I have been part of relieving their worries and anxiety. Although the majority of these vascular ailments are benign, they are worrisome and annoying and, therefore, difficult for a patient to ignore.
Leisure Activities: In his leisure time, Dr. Ouma enjoys playing the guitar, listening to music, cooking Kenyan food, travelling with his family and playing pick-up soccer games.
Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA USA
Graduate School - University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA USA
Residency - Aurora Medical Center
Milwaukee, WI USA
Residency - Crozer-Chester Medical Center
Upland, PA USA
Internship - Crozer-Chester Medical Center
Upland, PA USA
Medical Education - Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Erie, PA USA
Undergraduate - University of Maryland
College Park, MD USA
- Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation
- Internal Medicine
- Vascular Medicine
Clinical interests: (1) Peripheral artery disease (PAD), especially evaluation of limb pain and medical management of claudication, (2) Cardiovascular/atherosclerosis risk factor modification in PAD and carotid disease/stroke. (3) Evaluation and medical management of the surgical patient undergoing noncardiac vascular surgery, (4) Evaluation and management of limb swelling and chronic venous insufficiency, lymphedema, varicose veins. arteriovenous malformation/capillary venous malformations. (5) Catheter therapy for varicose veins and chronic venous insufficiency; laser/radiofrequency catheter ablation, and sclerotherapy/foam injections. (6) Evaluation and treatment of complex venous thromboembolism, deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, and complex atherothromboembolism. (7) Evaluation and management of coagulopathies and the use of direct oral anti-factor 10 anticoagulants. (8) Evaluation and management of less common vascular disoders i.e. thromboangiitis obliterans (TAO), the vasculitides, and vasospastic disorders, (9) Evaluation and management of wounds including venous wounds, arterial leg wounds, surgical/trauma related wounds, sickle cell associated leg wounds, and adjutant hyperbaric oxygen therapy in wound healing.
Innovations & Patents
- 2018 Compositions comprising hypoxia inducible factor-1 alpha and methods of using the same
Research & Publications
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Reviewed on May 9, 2023
Love Dr Ouma, Very kind and a great Dr.
Reviewed on Mar 9, 2023
The Dr seemed a little abrupt with treatment. He snatched the bandage off my mom's leg which pulled skin off.
Reviewed on Jan 12, 2023
The dr & staff were very helpful!
Reviewed on Jan 3, 2023
Again, the doctor was very courteous. Ensured I understood what he was doing and why!
Reviewed on Aug 25, 2022
Reviewed on Aug 23, 2022
I don't know what this has to do with my doctor so far.
Reviewed on Aug 23, 2022
My Dr is very helpful
Reviewed on Aug 22, 2022
Dr. answered all of my concerns and questions regard my blood thinners. He took all the time needed. Never once did dr. cut our session short because of a time issue. Thank you *Dr. Ouma.