23/Jun/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/Jun/2018

Vascular Groups’ Expansion Marks Significant Growth Throughout Greater New England Area

WESTERLY, R.I. (June 6, 2018) – The Vascular Experts, the largest group of Board-certified vascular surgeons in the nation, announced today the opening of a new office location in Rhode Island, marking the first office opening for the group in the state. The new office is located in Westerly, Rhode Island at 35 Wells Street, Unit 2, bringing the vascular group offices to a total of 12.

Committed to providing the highest quality of vascular care, The Vascular Experts 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.

“We are excited about this office location as we are now able to provide the outstanding artery and vein care services we are known for to the Westerly community,” said Dr. Bart Muhs of The Vascular Experts. “The office opening in Rhode Island marks our continued growth and expansion throughout the greater New England area.”

The Vascular Experts vascular surgeons practicing at the new office location are Harry Ma, MD, PhD and Stratton G. Danes, MD.

“The team at The Vascular Experts take great pride in the care and treatment of patients,” said Dr. Ma. “The opening of our new Westerly office allows us to further expand the group and portfolio of available services to those in need 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. Office locations throughout Connecticut include Danbury, Darien, Fairfield, Greenwich, Manchester, Meriden, Middletown, New London, Old Saybrook, Southbury, Stratford and now Westerly, Rhode Island.

To schedule an appointment at the new Westerly office location, please call (401) 315-9575. For more information, please visit www.thevascularexperts.com.

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/Jun/2018

MIDDLETOWN, C.T. (June 4, 2018) – The Vascular Experts, the largest group of Board-certified vascular surgeons in the nation, has moved its Middletown office to a larger, new location to support the group’s ongoing growth and expansion. Effective June 4, 2018, The Vascular Experts Middletown office will be relocated from 540 Saybook Road, Suite 210 to the new office location at 400 Saybrook Road, Suite 110.

The new, larger location will allow The Vascular Experts to enhance the level of care for patients, while meeting the growing healthcare needs of the greater Middletown community. Patients will continue to have access to advanced technology, including an onsite Outpatient Angiography Center along with the expert team of Board-certified surgeons led by Dr. Bart E. Muhs, Dr. Megan F. Shue and Dr. Albert D. Sam.

Furthermore, the experienced and knowledgeable team of Physician Assistants – Ann-Marie Williams and Kristine C. Lane – and Nurse Practitioner, Nicole L. Mills will also be moving to the new location.

“We’re excited to be moving into a new office space that will not only enhance our efficiency and care for patients, but also accommodate the community in the Middletown area,” said Dr. Muhs. “Our vision is to continue to grow and expand throughout Connecticut and beyond, while providing the expert artery and vein care services we are known for.”

To schedule an appointment at the new Middletown office location, please call 1-844-4-VASCULAR. For more information, please visit www.thevascularexperts.com.

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/Jun/2018

Join us for an educational symposium!

Innovations in Aortic Surgery: An Update in Current Treatment

Hosted by

Brian J. Kelly, MD and John A. Pietropaoli Jr., MD, FACS, RPVI
Board-certified General and Vascular Surgeons

Thursday, May 10, 2018
6:00 p.m.
Mill on the River Restaurant
989 Ellington Road
South Windsor, CT 06074

Kindly reply by May 3 to Ashley Luongo at 203-290-6154 or aluongo@thevascularexperts.com

Event sponsored by

Endologix


23/Jun/2018

Free Ultrasound Screenings and Health Seminars

The Greens at Cannondale & Wilton Meadows Rehabilitation and Health Care Center
435 Danbury Rd., Wilton, CT 06897

MAY 3 / 5–7:00 P.M.
ANEURYSMAL & CAROTID ARTERY DISEASE
Dr. Hsu
Many aneurysms and carotid artery disease go undiagnosed and generally are without symptoms until they become life threatening. An ultrasound is the first step to diagnosis.



MAY 24 / 5–7:00 P.M.

VARICOSE VEINS
Dr. Goldstein
Venous Disease often goes undiagnosed for years with a wide range of symptoms such as leg swelling, bulging, varicose veins, and more. Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) is a clot that most commonly forms in the leg and can travel to the lungs, causing pulmonary embolus.



JUNE 14 / 5–7:00 P.M.

PERIPHERAL ARTERY DISEASE (PAD)
Dr. Gagne
The primary cause of PAD is hardening of arteries and symptoms may include: leg cramping with walking, slow healing wounds, leg discoloration and cold feet. Learn about detection and treatment.


Pre-registration is required for free ultrasound screenings at each event.
For information or to register, call Danielle Ancona at 203-834-0199 x6113 or email daniellea@wiltonmeadows.com


23/Jun/2018

The Vascular Experts’ Dr. Harry Ma, will be speaking at The Elms Open House & Speaker Series on Saturday, April 14th from 11:00am to 2:00pm. Dr. Ma, Chief of Vascular Surgery for Yale New Haven L&M/Westerly Hospitals, will be speaking about vascular disease, how it is diagnosed and the latest treatments. There will be free ultrasound screenings for vascular diseased offered at this event. To RSVP for the Open House & Speaker Series, please call 401-596-4630.

Dr. Harry Ma speaking The Elms


23/Jun/2018

The Vascular Experts’ team of vascular surgeons continue to set a new standard in vascular research and care with a high level of vein therapies for patients. Many of our surgeons attend workshops and conferences in the industry to stay ahead of advancements in vein care. The team of vascular surgeons are renowned thought leaders in the field of vascular surgery.

Just last month, Vascular Surgeon Paul J. Gagne, MD, FACS, RVT was a keynote speaker at the International Union of Phlebology (UIP) 18th World Congress. The conference was held from February 4 – 8, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. Dr. Gagne presented a lecture on the treatment of various forms of varicose veins and deep vein disease. The conference focused on advanced endovenous procedures including new glue ablative methods, laser and radiofrequency ablation, foam sclerotherapy and new cosmetic procedures.


23/Jun/2018

Vascular Groups’ Expansion Continues Throughout Connecticut with Eleventh Office Opening

 

MERIDEN, C.T. (Feb. 7, 2018) – The Vascular Experts, the largest group of Board-certified vascular surgeons in the nation, announced today the opening of a new office location in Meriden, CT. Located at 61 Pomeroy Avenue, the new site brings the vascular group offices to a total of eleven throughout Connecticut.

Committed to providing the highest quality of vascular care, The Vascular Experts 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.

“We are excited about this office location as we are now able to provide the outstanding artery and vein care services we are known for to the Meriden community,” said Dr. Bart Muhs of The Vascular Experts. “Furthermore, the new office opening marks our continued growth and expansion throughout Connecticut.”

“I am thrilled to provide vascular care to the Meriden community and look forward to bringing our experience to this new office location,” said Dr. Albert Sam.

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. Office locations throughout Connecticut include Danbury, Darien, Fairfield, Greenwich, Manchester, Middletown, New London, Old Saybrook, Southbury, Stratford and now Meriden.

To schedule an appointment at the new Meriden office location, please call 1-844-4-VASCULAR. For more information, please visit www.thevascularexperts.com.

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/Jun/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.