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 as we work closely with your nephrologist and dialysis center.
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 overall plan for you. We consider it our duty to you and your loved ones through the initiation of dialysis, maintenance of your access, interventions or any issues that arise with your access.
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).
Enlarged prostate (BPH) affects a large percentage of men over the age of 65. We offer an innovative, outpatient procedure to treat this condition.
Men have unique health issues. At the Metropolitan Vascular Institute, we specialize in treating some of these unique conditions that can affect the male population.
Women have unique health issues that can be present throughout different stages in life. We offer minimally invasive treatment options to help treat some of the health issues that may arise.
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 and may be a sign of significant underlying venous disease.
Working together with clinical oncologists, our physicians have developed procedures to treat many cancer patients and to improve their quality of life.
Vascular access catheters can be placed for many reasons, such as intravenous antibiotic treatment, frequent blood draws, chemotherapy, dialysis, plasmapheresis, or IV feeding.
Ultrasound is a non-invasive imaging scan that uses sound waves to “see” inside your body. At the Metropolitan Vascular Institute, we have an expert team of physicians, nurses, and technologists who are highly trained in ultrasound imaging.
At the Metropolitan Vascular Institute, we are well versed in the treatment and management of urological diseases, from alleviating blockages to providing drainage.
As physicians specializing in minimally invasive techniques, our Interventional Radiologists encounter patients with a broad range of medical conditions including cancer, liver disease, musculoskeletal disease and vascular disease. These patients are often living with pain and reduced quality of life.
Symptoms associated with pulmonary diseases can be very lifestyle-limiting. We can provide these patients with relief from these symptoms.
At the Metropolitan Vascular Institute, we are equipped to manage many of your GI diseases and GI related symptoms. We can place long-term feeding tubes, help alleviate pain and discomfort from liver or gallbladder obstruction, and manage the removal of ascites (fluid in the belly).
Hemorrhoids (HEM-uh-roids) are swollen veins in your anus and lower rectum, similar to varicose veins. Hemorrhoids may result from straining during bowel movements or from the increased pressure on these veins during pregnancy.