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Ask the Vascular Specialist and Surgeons - [Video]
Monday, September 29, 2014 - 12 Noon (Eastern Time)

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Daniel Clair, MD

  • Chairman
  • Department of Vascular Surgery

George Anton, MD

  • Chief of Vascular Surgery
  • Department of Vascular Surgery at Hillcrest Hospital

Natalie Evans, MD

  • Vascular Medicine Specialist

The Department of Vascular Surgery at Cleveland Clinic has earned an international reputation for excellence in patient care, surgical results, and clinical research. Our members specialize in the diagnosis and management of carotid artery disease, aortic aneurysms, and poor circulation to the legs and the abdominal organs. Acting in close cooperation with the vascular medicine specialists, cardiologists and radiologists, we provide comprehensive services for all types of peripheral vascular disorders, including the new technology of catheter-based intervention as well as traditional surgical treatment for aneurysms and obstructive arterial disease.

Our vascular surgeons offer a broad range of vascular surgery services. We treat atherosclerosis, aneurysms of the abdominal and thoracic aortas, venous disease, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), peripheral artery disease (PAD), varicose and spider veins and cerebrovascular disease which reduces the risk of stroke. We also provide dialysis for individuals with end-stage renal disease.

Take this opportunity to learn more about vascular medicine and vascular surgery procedures and when you should seek the help of a vascular surgeon during our free online video chat with vascular surgeons Daniel Clair, MD and George Anton, MD, and vascular medicine specialist Natalie Evans, MD.

Daniel Clair, MD, is Chairman of the Department of Vascular Surgery and a Vascular Surgeon practicing at Cleveland Clinic's main campus. Dr. Clair is board-certified in general and vascular surgery. He specializes in carotid artery surgery, thoraco-abdominal aortic repair/reconstruction, thoracic aortic aneurysm repair, abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, peripheral artery/vein repair/bypass surgery, aortic aneurysm stent repair, endovascular stent repair, thoracic outlet syndrome and chronic venous occlusive disease.

Dr. Clair’s research interests have focused on clinical trials of minimally invasive vascular therapies. He has played a significant role in industry-sponsored clinical trials and has been invited to present his research findings and clinical experience at more than 90 international and national medical conferences and symposia.

George Anton, MD, is Chief of Vascular Surgery in the Department of Vascular Surgery at Hillcrest Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic hospital. Dr. Anton was appointed to Cleveland Clinic in 1999. He served as a Clinical Associate in the Vascular Surgery Department after completing a fellowship at Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Anton’s specialty interests include carotid artery surgery, thoracic-abdominal aortic repair and reconstruction, thoracic aortic aneurysm repair, abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, sclerotherapy, and peripheral artery and vein repair and bypass surgery.

Natalie Evans, MD is a specialist in the Department of Vascular Medicine in the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine. Her area of expertise includes general vascular medicine, peripheral artery disease, post-thrombotic syndrome and deep vein thrombosis.

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