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Oncology

Working together with clinical oncologists, our physicians have developed procedures to treat many cancer patients and to improve their quality of life…

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Dialysis Access/ESRD Services

From surgical creation of dialysis access to minimally invasive procedures to help maintain a healthy access, our expert staff aim to navigate you through your journey ..

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Varicose Vein Treatment

An estimated 40 percent of people in the United States have chronic venous insufficiency. Venous insufficiency can present itself as a spider or varicose veins ..

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Peripheral Arterial Disease(PAD)/Peripheral Vascular Diseases (PVD)

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) is a circulation disorder that affect blood vessels outside the heart and brain. PVD that develops only in the arteries is called Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD). PAD develops most commonly as a result of atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries, which …
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Dialysis Access Placement/Surgery

Once your nephrologist has determined that you will need to begin dialysis you may be referred to our practice where we will then assist you throughout this journey. You will meet our surgeon who will discuss peritoneal dialysis or hemodialysis, the surgical options and the …
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Our Doctors


Dr. Uchenna Nwosu, MD

Uchenna Nwosu, MD
Vascular & Interventional Radiologist Uchenna Nwosu, MD is a fellowship trained …
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Dr. Naren Gupta, MD, PhD, FACS

Dr. Naren Gupta completed his surgical internship and earned a PhD (with Distinction) in Biochemistry and Molecular…
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William D. Yu, MD, FASN

Dr. William Yu is a Board-Certified lnterventional Nephrologist at the Vascular Institute of Virginia.
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Anish P. Shah, MD, FASN

Dr. Shah is the medical director and founder of the Metropolitan Vascular Institute, LLC. He is a Board-Certified
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Everyone here is wonderful and they all have been so good to my mother,and now she feels like a new woman…..Thank you

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FAQ

What is Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)?
Peripheral Arterial Disease is a disorder that affects the arteries outside of the heart and brain. According to the American Heart Association, controllable risk factors for PAD include cigarette smoking, obesity, diabetes mellitus, physical inactivity, high blood cholesterol, and high blood pressure.
Does my insurance cover Varicose Vein Treatments?
Some insurance companies do cover treatment. Our in-office insurance coordinator will verify your insurance coverage, on your behalf, prior to your treatment.
What can I do to keep my dialysis access healthy?
Examine your access daily to ensure there is a thrill and keep the site clean. Wash skin daily with soap and water. Avoid sleeping on your access arm, carrying heavy objects and checking blood pressure in your access arm.
What if I have a catheter?
Keep the site clean and dry. Dressing changes will be done at dialysis center. Plan on transitioning to a fistula or a graft as soon as possible.
How soon can I be seen?
Same or next day appointments are available.
Will my procedure hurt?
No. We will give you sedation to ensure that you are comfortable throughout your procedure. Please be sure not to eat or drink anything on the day of your procedure so that we can administer sedation.
How long is my recovery time?
Depending on the type of procedure, patients generally recover within 30 minutes-2 hours and are able to be discharged.
What is Prostate Artery Embolization (PAE)?
PAE, which can be performed under light anesthesia, involves a treatment called embolization, which entails temporarily blocking blood flow to the arteries that supply the prostate.


Dr. Shah is featured as a medical expert on the TOP Doctors Interviews

Woodbridge, Virginia – The Metropolitan Vascular Institute – Dr. Anish Shah is featured as a TOP Doctor and Nephrologist in the Northern Virginia region. Dr. Shah appears as a medical expert on the TOP Doctors Interviews which air on CNN Headline News, FOX News, CNBC …
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