Conditions we treat:
Problems of the vascular system are common and can be serious. While you are more likely to have vascular disease as you get older, everyone is at risk. With the increase in obesity and Type II diabetes in Americans and as the population ages, vascular diseases are becoming epidemic. In fact, peripheral artery disease (PAD) alone affects 8.5 million people. It can occur in anyone at any time; affecting men and women equally.
There are several other factors that make vascular disease more likely. They include high cholesterol, family history of vascular or heart diseases, smoking, pregnancy, illness or injury and/or long periods of standing still.
At NYMD, our vein specialist, Michael Aziz, MD, offers a broad range of treatment options in the area of vein and vascular care and catheter-based interventions for vascular disease. We offer minimally invasive procedures using advanced imaging technology to diagnose and treat conditions that affect arteries, capillaries, and veins including: