Fletcher Allen, a Vermont university hospital and medical center, serves all of
Vermont and the northern New York region. Located in Burlington, Fletcher Allen is a regional, academic healthcare center and teaching hospital in alliance with the University of Vermont.
- Vascular Surgery
- Medical Center Campus
- Main Pavilion, Level 5
- 111 Colchester Avenue
Burlington, VT, 05401
- Phone: 802-847-4548
- Toll-free: 1-877-817-5030
- Monday-Friday, 8 AM-5 PM
Vascular Surgery at Fletcher Allen is a surgical specialty dedicated to the treatment of patients with diseases affecting the arteries and veins of the circulatory system. All of our Vascular Surgeons are fully certified by the American Board of Surgery with special qualifications in Vascular Surgery.
- Carotid Artery Disease - Blockages in the neck arteries that can cause strokes.
- Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) and Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) - Blockages in the leg arteries that can lead to serious debilitation, usually seen as pain or aching in the legs with walking.
- Aortic Abdominal Aneurysm (AAA) - Aneurysms of the aorta and its branches; balloon-like expansion of arteries which can be life threatening.
- Chronic Venous Insufficiency and Varicose Veins - Chronic disorders of the veins in your legs. While sometimes a cosmetic problem, these can also be painful and sometimes lead to ulcer formation.
- Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) - Compressed blood vessels or nerves in the thoracic outlet; the space between your collarbone (clavicle) and your first rib which can cause pain in your shoulders and neck and numbness in your fingers.
Vascular Surgery Treatments
- Minimally invasive or percutaneous techniques - Stenting, Angioplasty
- Traditional surgical therapies - Bypass, Endarterectomy or removal of plaque, and aneurysm repair
- Treatment of chronic lower extremity ulcers due to diseases of the veins - Thrombosis, Phlebitis