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Vascular Doctor in Monroeville, AL

Seeking a Vascular Doctor in Monroeville, AL?  
Call Vascular Associates of South Alabama!

If you need to see a vascular doctor in Monroeville, AL, you'll find a team of experienced vascular surgeons at Vascular Associates of South Alabama.  We're committed to providing superior vascular care to the residents of Monroeville and surrounding areas the Alabama Gulf Coast.  

Contact Vascular Associates today to schedule a consultation with local vascular specialists.


Vascular Diagnosis and Treatment in Monroeville, AL

Experienced Vascular Specialists in Monroe County, AL

A vascular doctor is a medical specialist dedicated to diagnosing and treating conditions affecting the blood vessels, including arteries, veins, and lymphatic vessels. Vascular surgeons specialize in surgical interventions in these parts of the body.  Vascular specialists study and train extensively to become experts in the function and health of blood vessels.  Our experienced team of vascular specialists use the latest, most effective methods of treatment for all types of vascular conditions, including everything from painful varicose veins to potentially life-threatening aneurysms.


Comprehensive Vascular Care in Monroeville, Alabama

At Vascular Associates of South Alabama, our vascular surgeons provide comprehensive vascular care to for patients across South Alabama.  We have a number of office locations throughout the region, including one in Monroeville.  

We provide consultations and diagnostic services to investigate a patient's condition and determine the best course of action for treatment, if necessary.  Our team offers both medical and surgical treatments for various vascular problems. After considering each patient's unique set of circumstances, such as medical history and current health, we recommend a personalized treatment plan to best serve them.  


Convenient Vascular Care for People in Monroe County, AL

Our practice has an office conveniently located in Monroeville, AL, ensuring that residents of Monroe County and nearby areas have easier access to necessary care.  Nobody wants to travel far to receive the medical care they need, which is why we're pleased to be able to serve patients from offices located a more comfortable distance from their homes.  

We're also very proud of our outpatient endovascular lab, only a reasonable drive away in Mobile, AL, where we are able to provide treatment for even the most complex arterial and venous diseases.  It's the first of its kind in the state, offering the best vascular care possible to the people of South Alabama.


Conditions Treated by Our Team of Vascular Experts

Vascular doctors diagnose and treat a broad spectrum of vascular conditions. At our practice, we treat the following:

We also assist patients at higher risk of stroke and other vascular issues by helping them manage and reduce their risk level.

Many of the diseases and conditions we treat creep up on our patients, providing few symptoms, if any.  Unfortunately, that doesn't make them any less dangerous, so it's wise to take the time to learn about your personal risk factors for vascular disease.  If you're at an elevated risk, schedule a consultation with a doctor and discuss your concerns.  Our team is available to monitor your vascular health, diagnose problems, suggest options, and create a customized treatment plan, if treatment is indicated.


Risk Factors for Vascular Disease and Related Health Problems

Several factors can contribute to the development of vascular disease and related health issues:

Smoking: Using tobacco can damage blood vessels, increasing the risk of atherosclerosis, where arteries narrow and harden.

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension):  This condition can strain blood vessels and lead to issues like aneurysms and stroke.

High Cholesterol: Unhealthy cholesterol levels can lead plaque to narrow the arteries, restricting blood flow and increasing the risk of heart disease and stroke.

Diabetes: This disease may damage blood vessels over time, heightening the risk of PAD and other vascular complications.

Obesity: Carrying extra weight can lead to high blood pressure, diabetes, and other conditions impacting vascular health.

Sedentary Lifestyle: Too little physical activity can weaken blood vessels, raising the likelihood of vascular problems.

Family History: There can be a genetic component to some vascular diseases, which means your family's medical history may predispose you to vascular conditions.

Age: The chance of experiencing vascular health problems increases with age.

Understanding these risk factors and addressing them proactively can reduce the chances of developing serious vascular disease.  If you're at an elevated risk of vascular issues, you should speak to a medical professional who can help you monitor your health.


Health Services Offered by Our Vascular Doctors in the Monroeville Area

Our team of vascular specialists in Monroeville, AL, offer a full range of health care services to diagnose and treat vascular conditions—both medically and surgically, as needed.

Diagnostics / Tests
To diagnose vascular conditions accurately, our doctors may perform tests, such as a vascular ultrasound. This is a non-invasive, painless test using sound waves.  The information from a vascular ultrasound allows us to view images of a patient's blood vessels so we can search for abnormalities. For more information, visit our blog post on vascular ultrasound.

Medical Treatments
Some vascular conditions can be managed with simple lifestyle changes and the correct medication. In many cases, our vascular doctors prescribe medications to reduce the risk of blood clots, improve healthy blood flow, or manage symptoms like pain and swelling.

Surgical Procedures
In the case of a more severe or complex vascular problem, surgery may be recommended. Our experienced and specially trained team are able to perform a range of surgical procedures aimed at improving vascular health—and with our state-of-the-art outpatient endovascular lab, we ensure that our patients benefit from the best technology available.


Schedule an Appointment with a Vascular Doctor in Monroeville

Please don't put off seeking help, if you're experiencing symptoms of a vascular condition or have been diagnosed with one.  The caring professionals with Vascular Associates of South Alabama are here to help, with personalized care and treatment designed to improve your health and quality of life.

To schedule your appointment, call us at 1-251-410-8272.  You can also contact us online for more information.  Let's get started on your journey to better health!


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