Vascular Disease

University of Maryland Medical Center's Rajabrata Sarkar with a patient

The University of Maryland Heart and Vascular Center has one of the top vascular surgery programs in the region with physicians who are unmatched at diagnosing and treating all aspects of vascular disease.

From varicose veins to peripheral arterial disease to aortic aneurysm repairs, the vascular team is skilled at using the latest techniques in screening, diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care to tackle a range of vascular conditions. They also work with physicians in different disciplines, like cardiology, cardiac surgery and neurosurgery, to develop a comprehensive plan to treat underlying issues. Meet Our Team.

With every patient we strive for quality outcomes, positive patient experience, and a quick recovery whenever possible.

To schedule an appointment or for a physician referral, please call 410-328-5840.

Conditions We Treat

Advanced Treatment Options

Vascular Medicine:

Our vascular medicine specialist Rafael Cires-Drouet, MD, uses non-invasive techniques and medical therapy to diagnose and treat vascular disease. Dr. Cires-Drouet works closely with cardiologists and vascular surgeons to develop an individual treatment plan for patients.

Vascular Surgery:

  • Angioplasty and stenting
  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Aortic aneurysm repair
  • Wound care
  • Upper and lower extremity surgery and stenting
  • Bypass surgery for atherosclerosis
  • Carotid stenting
  • Dialysis access
  • Amputation
  • Thrombolysis

Special Vascular Services

Patient Success Stories

Athlete regains use of leg after surgery

High schooler Riley Shipley thought her athletic career was over and that she could lose her leg. When she came to the University of Maryland Medical Center, she was correctly diagnosed and cured by physicians, allowing her the opportunity to continue her athletic career.

To view more of the University of Maryland's Vascular Disease Patient Success Stories, click here.