Joshua Washer, MD

Dr. Joshua Washer is Metropolitan Vascular Institute’s Vascular & Interventional Surgeon. He is a dedicated member of the dialysis community with vast experience in dialysis access procedures. Dr. Washer strongly believes in patient education and awareness
Dr. Washer is a general & vascular surgeon with a special interest in dialysis access. He attended the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia, South Carolina. He completed his surgery residency at Greenville Health System in Greenville, South Carolina. He has additional training in Renal Transplantation and Dialysis Access from UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He specializes in dialysis access procedures and has a passion for caring for the patient with End Stage Renal Disease. He began his career as the Director of Vascular Access at Medical University of South Carolina. He has now joined the Metropolitan Vascular Institute.
Services Offered:
• Central Venous Occlusion Procedures
• Fistula Maturation Procedures
• Angioplasties, Fistulagrams, Stents, &
• Complete Catheter Services for Dialysis &
• Peritoneal Dialysis Access
• Vein Mappings
• Dialysis Access Procedures, such as AV
Fistula Creation
• AV Graft Placement
• Surgical Revision of the AV Fistula/graft
• Diagnosis & Interventions for Peripheral
Arterial Disease (PAD)
• Chest Ports for Chemotherapy treatments
• IVC Filter Placements & Retrievals for patients
with/or at risk for DVT
• Venous Insuf ciency Studies & Varicose Vein
• PICC Line Insertion & Management (Both
Tunneled & Standard)
• Arterial Duplex Studies
• Venous Doppler Studies
• Compression Stockings