23/Jan/2018

Every patient with Peripheral Artery Disease is unique but many are on statins. If you or a loved one is on statins and may have PAD, you’ll be interested in an article appearing in last Friday’s Medical News Today. It points to the connection between PAD patients on statins and reduced risk of amputation and death.


23/Jan/2018

Kristine Lane, PA-C and Kyle Bonura, PA-C Bring Wealth of Experience to Team of Vascular Surgeons

MIDDLETOWN, C.T. (January 19, 2018) – The Vascular Experts, the largest group of Board-certified vascular surgeons in the nation, is pleased to welcome two new Physician Assistants to The Vascular Experts team, Kristine C. Lane, PA-C and Kyle Bonura, PA-C.

Kristine C. Lane, PA-C is a graduate of Drexel University and earned her master’s degree in Health Science as a Physician Assistant. Kristine held a Surgical Physician Assistant position at Shoreline Surgical Associates, where she primarily treated patients with a variety of vascular complications including peripheral arterial disease and venous insufficiencies. Additionally, Kristine has extensive experience in performing Sclerotherapy for the treatment of spider veins. Previously, she worked in the Adult Urgent Care and Pediatric Emergency Room at St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury, CT.

Lane’s certifications include Connecticut Physician Assistant License, Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certified and Basic Life Support (BLS) Certified. Kristine is currently accepting new patients at The Vascular Experts Middletown, Manchester and Old Saybrook offices.

Furthermore, Kyle Bonura, PA-C graduated from the University of Bridgeport Physician Assistant Institute with a Master of Science as a Physician Assistant and is currently accepting new patients at The Vascular Experts Southbury office. Bonura attended St. Vincent’s College where he received an Associate of Science in Radiography. Prior to joining The Vascular Experts team, Kyle served as a Physician Assistant in Emergency Medicine at Yale New Haven Hospital, where he was responsible for procedure based care and independent medical decision making of acute illnesses.

Additionally, Bonura served as a Physician Assistant at an Urgent Care Center and held a Radiologic Technologist position at Yale New Haven Hospital. Kyle was instrumental in Yale New Haven Hospital’s launch of a groundbreaking software, “EPIC,” a gold standard for electronic medical records. Kyle’s certifications include Connecticut State Licensed Physician Assistant and Radiographer, American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

For more information, please visit www.thevascularexperts.com or call 1-844-4-VASCULAR.

 

About The Vascular Experts
Founded in 2001, by one surgeon, The Vascular Experts has grown to 22 surgeons due to their commitment to deliver expert vascular medical and surgical care to communities in Connecticut, Rhode Island and New York. It is the largest group of board-certified vascular surgeons in the country. With state-of-the-art facilities in multiple locations, The Vascular Experts deliver the latest minimally invasive vascular procedures including angioplasty, endovascular surgery, vein ablations and sclerotherapy to treat vascular disease. For more information, please visit www.thevascularexperts.com or call 1-844-4-VASCULAR.


23/Jan/2018

Dr. Richard MargulesRichard M. Margules, MD, FACS Joins Largest Group of Board-certified Vascular Surgeons in the Nation

DANBURY, C.T. (January 16, 2018) – The Vascular Experts, the largest group of Board-certified vascular surgeons in the nation, has added Richard M. Margules, MD, FACS to their medical staff. Dr. Margules, a Board-certified general and vascular surgeon with more than 40 years’ experience, has joined the team at the Danbury office location.

Dr. Margules brings extensive vascular experience to The Vascular Experts. Renowned for recognizing the need for specialized vein care in the Danbury community, he developed the Laser Vein Center of Connecticut.

“Dr. Margules is one of the top vascular surgeons in our area and we are excited to have him join our team,” said Vascular Surgeon Richard Hsu, MD, PhD, FACS, RPVI of The Vascular Experts. “His clinical experience and dedication to delivering the highest level of care reinforce The Vascular Experts’ commitment to provide exceptional vascular services to the Danbury community.”

“I hold a special place in my heart for the Danbury community and The Vascular Experts are giving me an opportunity to continue to provide care there,” said Dr. Margules, “I look forward to working alongside this outstanding team of professionals as we grow vascular services in the region.”

Dr. Margules is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the New England Vascular Society and the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery. He is also a member of the Connecticut Board of Surgeons and is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of Vermont. He is very active with patient care and teaching in the Danbury area.

Dr. Margules is currently seeing patients at the Danbury office located at 7 Germantown Road, Suite 2B. For more information, please visit www.thevascularexperts.com or call 1-844-4-VASCULAR.

About The Vascular Experts
Founded in 2001, by one surgeon, The Vascular Experts has nearly 30 clinical providers and more than 20 Board-certified vascular surgeons. With a commitment to deliver expert vascular medical and surgical care to communities in Connecticut, Rhode Island and New York, it is the largest group of Board-certified vascular surgeons in the country. With state-of-the-art facilities in multiple locations, The Vascular Experts deliver the latest minimally invasive vascular procedures including angioplasty, endovascular surgery, vein ablations and sclerotherapy to treat vascular disease. For more information, please visit www.thevascularexperts.com or call 1-844-4-VASCULAR.


23/Jan/2018

Another Accomplished Professional Joins Largest Group of Vascular Surgeons in the Nation

MIDDLETOWN, C.T. (November 15, 2017) – The Vascular Experts, the largest group of Board-certified vascular surgeons in the nation, announced today the appointment of Albert Sam, MD, MS, MMM, FACS. Dr. Sam will see patients at The Vascular Experts’ Middletown office and brings extensive vascular and endovascular surgery experience to the team.

Albert Sam, MD, MS, MMM, FACSDr. Sam previously served as an Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at the Tulane Heart & Vascular Institute in New Orleans. A native of New Orleans, Dr. Sam graduated Magna Cum Laude from Morehouse College and completed a General Surgery Residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).  At UIC, Dr. Sam received a Master of Science Degree in Surgery from the UIC graduate college where his thesis directly resulted in a new drug use patent for the treatment of sepsis.

“Dr. Sam’s vast experience and vision will be a great asset to our team of vascular surgeons,” said Vascular Surgeon Bart Muhs, MD, PhD, FACS of The Vascular Experts. “We are pleased to welcome him and know his abilities will provide positive impacts to the innovative vascular care we provide to our patients.”

Dr. Sam also served as the Chief of Vascular Surgery at the Baton Rouge General Hospital and became one of the first physicians nationally to be Board-certified in general surgery, vascular surgery and endovascular medicine. Dr. Sam has received numerous awards including a selection by the Baton Rouge Business Report as a 2006 “40 under 40” award recipient. He is a graduate of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber leadership program and served on the Board of Directors for the Baton Rouge Area Foundation, a top-20 ranked community foundation with assets valuated at over $600 million.

Dr. Albert Sam is currently seeing patients at the Middletown office. For more information, please visit www.thevascularexperts.com or call 844-482-7285.

 

About The Vascular Experts

Founded in 2001, by one surgeon, The Vascular Experts has nearly 30 clinical providers and more than 20 Board-certified vascular surgeons. With a commitment to deliver expert vascular medical and surgical care to communities in Connecticut, Rhode Island and New York, it is the largest group of Board-certified vascular surgeons in the country. With state-of-the-art facilities in multiple locations, The Vascular Experts deliver the latest minimally invasive vascular procedures including angioplasty, endovascular surgery, vein ablations and sclerotherapy to treat vascular disease. For more information, please visit www.thevascularexperts.com or call 1-844-4-VASCULAR.


23/Jan/2018

Team of Top Vascular Surgeons in the Nation Continues to Grow

MIDDLETOWN, C.T. (September 14, 2017) – The Vascular Experts, the largest group of Board-certified vascular surgeons in the nation, announced today the appointment of Megan F. Shue, MD, RPVI at The Vascular Experts Middletown office. Dr. Shue treats a full spectrum of both arterial and venous disease, providing valuable knowledge to The Vascular Experts’ team.

Megan Shue, MDDr. Shue completed her residency in vascular surgery at Indiana University School of Medicine where she received multiple teaching awards and was involved in clinical trials for management of critical limb ischemia and carotid disease. Dr. Shue’s clinical interests include endovascular and open management of aneurysmal, carotid and peripheral arterial disease.

“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Shue to our team,” said Vascular Surgeon Bart Muhs, MD, PhD, FACS of The Vascular Experts. “Dr. Shue’s vast experience and expertise in arterial and venous disease will help us to continue to provide advanced medical care to our patients.”

Dr. Shue is a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery, the Society for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery and the American College of Surgeons. She attended the State University of New York at Buffalo, where she obtained her Doctor of Medicine.

Dr. Megan Shue is currently seeing patients at the Middletown office. For more information, please visit www.thevascularexperts.com or call 1-844-4-VASCULAR.

About The Vascular Experts

Founded in 2001, by one surgeon, The Vascular Experts has nearly 30 clinical providers and more than 20 Board-certified vascular surgeons. With a commitment to deliver expert vascular medical and surgical care to communities in Connecticut, Rhode Island and New York, it is the largest group of Board-certified vascular surgeons in the country. With state-of-the-art facilities in multiple locations, The Vascular Experts deliver the latest minimally invasive vascular procedures including angioplasty, endovascular surgery, vein ablations and sclerotherapy to treat vascular disease. For more information, please visit www.thevascularexperts.com or call 1-844-4-VASCULAR.


23/Jan/2018

Lee J. Goldstein, MD, FACS, CWS
Dr. Lee J. Goldstein

The Vascular Experts will be hosting a Free Vein Screening on Thursday, Sept. 28 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at it’s Fairfield Office – 75 Kings Highway Cutoff – Suite 4B. The screening will be led by Dr. Lee J. Goldstein.

You should attend this screening if you experience any of the following symptoms in your legs:

• Discomfort
• Bulging veins
• Biting sensation
• Ugly blue vessels
• Swelling
• Burning pain
• Itching

Schedule your free screening today by calling 844-482-7285!


23/Jan/2018

Andrew R. Baxter Joins Team at Fairfield and Stratford Office

FAIRFIELD, C.T. (August 9, 2017) – The Vascular Experts, the largest group of Board-certified vascular surgeons in the nation, announced today the appointment of Andrew R. Baxter, MD at The Vascular Experts Fairfield and Stratford offices. Dr. Baxter specializes in vascular and endovascular surgery, bringing valuable expertise to The Vascular Experts’ team.

Andrew R. Baxter, MDDr. Baxter completed his residency at New York University Langone Medical Center and completed a fellowship in the medical center’s Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Division. He has held extensive research and volunteer experience at Cornell University, and assisted with provision of clinical care and administration of medications while volunteering in Africa.

“Dr. Andrew Baxter will be an influential member of our team,” said Dr. Marsel Huribal, MD, FACS, Senior Partner of The Vascular Experts. “He joins us with a strong focus on vascular and endovascular surgery, and we know he will add a lot of quality and value to our patients and The Vascular Experts team as a whole.”

Dr. Baxter is a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery and the American College of Surgeons. He attended New York University School of Medicine, where he obtained his Doctor of Medicine, and was a recipient of the Valentine Mott Award for Excellence in the Surgery Clerkship.

Dr. Andrew Baxter will be see patients at the Fairfield and Stratford offices. For more information, please visit www.thevascularexperts.com or call 1-844-4-VASCULAR.

About The Vascular Experts

Founded in 2001, by one surgeon, The Vascular Experts has grown to 22 surgeons due to their commitment to deliver expert vascular medical and surgical care to communities in Connecticut, Rhode Island and New York. It is the largest group of board-certified vascular surgeons in the country. With state-of-the-art facilities in multiple locations, The Vascular Experts deliver the latest minimally invasive vascular procedures including angioplasty, endovascular surgery, vein ablations and sclerotherapy to treat vascular disease. For more information, please visit www.thevascularexperts.com or call 1-844-4-VASCULAR.


23/Jan/2018

Vascular Experts Continues to Grow in Connecticut with Convenient and Accessible Office Locations

FAIRFIELD, C.T. (June 19, 2017) – The Vascular Experts, the largest group of Board-certified vascular surgeons in the nation, announced today the opening of a new office location in Fairfield, CT.  The new office is now accepting patients at 75 Kings Highway Cutoff, Suite 4B.

The new, state-of-the-art office boasts over 7,000-square-feet of space and enables The Vascular Experts to provide advanced, high-quality vascular care to patients in Fairfield and surrounding communities. The Vascular Experts is the largest group of Board-certified vascular surgeons in the nation and offers patients the latest diagnostic and minimally invasive procedures for treating problems related to blocked leg arteries, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), dialysis fistulas and grafts, aortic aneurysms and carotid stenosis.

“As part of our effort to make vascular care more available and convenient to our patients, we are thrilled to open an office in the Fairfield area,” said The Vascular Experts Physician Marsel Huribal. “This opening marks our continued growth and our dedication to provide patients with accessible care and the highest level of vein treatment.”

The experienced team of Board-certified surgeons at The Vascular Experts maintains surgical privileges at numerous local hospitals throughout the state with access to specialized medical technology. Additionally, many of The Vascular Experts facilities are equipped to perform several in-office procedures. Office locations throughout the state of Connecticut include Danbury, Darien, Greenwich, Manchester, Middletown, New London, Old Saybrook, Southbury, Stratford and now Fairfield.

For more information, please visit www.thevascularexperts.com or call 1-844-4-VASCULAR.

About The Vascular Experts

Founded in 2001, by one surgeon, The Vascular Experts has grown to 22 surgeons due to their commitment to deliver expert vascular medical and surgical care to communities in Connecticut, Rhode Island and New York. It is the largest group of Board-certified vascular surgeons in the country. With state-of-the-art facilities in multiple locations, The Vascular Experts deliver the latest minimally invasive vascular procedures including angioplasty, endovascular surgery, vein ablations and sclerotherapy to treat vascular disease. For more information, please visit www.thevascularexperts.com or call 1-844-4-VASCULAR.


23/Jan/2018

Growing Vascular Group Bringing Advanced Care to Shoreline Communities

OLD SAYBROOK, C.T. (April 25, 2017) – The Vascular Experts, the largest group of Board-certified vascular surgeons in the nation, announced today the opening of two new office locations in the Shoreline area – Old Saybrook and New London, CT. Both offices are now accepting patients at the following locations:

  • Old Saybrook: 599 Middlesex Turnpike
  • New London: 2 Shaws Cove, Suite 203

“Our expansion into the Shoreline area is part of our greater commitment to make full service vascular care more accessible,” said Old Saybrook Vascular Surgeon Bart Muhs, MD, PhD, FACS. “Each of these new state-of-the-art offices feature cutting-edge technology that helps to provide patients with the highest level of vascular care.”

Currently, Stratton G. Danes, MD and Harry Ma, MD, PhD are practicing at the New London office, and Bart E. Muhs, MD, PhD, FACS is practicing at the Old Saybrook location. The experienced team of Board-certified surgeons at The Vascular Experts maintain surgical privileges at numerous hospitals throughout the state with access to specialized medical equipment and technology. All of The Vascular Experts surgeons’ are Board-certified/eligible having completed advanced training in Vascular Fellowships.

The Vascular Experts specializes in diagnostics, preventative care and treatment services for vascular conditions including:

  • Varicose Veins and Venous Disease
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
  • Carotid Artery Disease (CAD)
  • …and more

The Vascular Experts have additional office locations throughout the state including Darien, Danbury, Greenwich, Manchester, Middletown, Southbury and Stratford, CT.

For more information, please visit www.thevascularexperts.com or call 1-844-4-VASCULAR.

About The Vascular Experts

Founded in 2001, by one surgeon, The Vascular Experts has grown to 22 surgeons due to their commitment to deliver expert vascular medical and surgical care to communities in Connecticut, Rhode Island and New York. It is the largest group of board-certified vascular surgeons in the country. With state-of-the-art facilities in multiple locations, The Vascular Experts deliver the latest minimally invasive vascular procedures including angioplasty, endovascular surgery, vein ablations and sclerotherapy to treat vascular disease. For more information, please visit www.thevascularexperts.com or call 1-844-4-VASCULAR.