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Navigating complex care pathways for PVD patients

February 26, 2020 posted by Vidant Health News

Those suffering from lower extremity peripheral vascular disease can take heart in knowing that Vidant’s multidisciplinary team of highly trained vascular specialists and its integrated care model is designed to produce optimal outcomes for patients.

The Vidant Heart & Vascular Center boasts a team of vascular surgeons and interventionalists who specialize in the medical, endovascular and surgical treatment of peripheral vascular disease. Five vascular surgeons offer the full spectrum of open surgical, minimally invasive and combined procedures for peripheral vascular disease. In addition, three interventional cardiologists specialize in peripheral vascular interventions and interventional cardiology.

A spectrum of services are offered at locations across the region. Vidant patients are treated in state-of-the-art operating rooms and catheterization labs at the Vidant Heart & Vascular Center in Greenville. Patients also have access to vascular labs in Greenville and Roanoke Rapids and supervised walking programs for claudication and cardiac rehab in WilsonEdgecombeGreenvilleWashingtonEdenton and the Outer Banks.

“Our team of vascular specialists is focused on preventing peripheral vascular disease or halting its progression, preserving limbs and improving the quality of our patients’ lives,” said Dr. William Robinson, vascular surgeon with Vidant and ECU. “At Vidant we emphasize communication between physicians, keeping a patient’s care close to home and integration of services across locations when it is required. The patient’s needs are always at the center of what we do; that is our guiding principle.”

In addition to cutting edge procedures to restore, the Vidant Heart & Vascular team emphasizes prevention, optimal medical therapy, lifestyle changes and appropriate post-procedure therapy. Importantly, most of these services can be delivered close to home all over eastern North Carolina.
 
To contact a team member in the Greenville area, call 252-758-3211. To contact a team member in the Roanoke Rapids area, call 252-537-9268.

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