We found 3 vascular surgeons who accept Anthem near Santa Rosa, CA.

Dr. Douglas Louis Jicha, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
121 Sotoyome Street; Suite 203
Santa Rosa, CA

Dr. Douglas Jicha specializes in vascular surgery. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Western Health Advantage are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jicha accepts. He attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school and subsequently trained at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Health. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Charles Martin Elboim, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Surgical Oncology
121 Sotoyome Street
Santa Rosa, CA

Dr. Charles Elboim's areas of specialization are vascular surgery and surgical oncology (cancer surgery); he sees patients in Santa Rosa, CA. Clinical interests for Dr. Elboim include cancer surgery. On average, patients gave Dr. Elboim a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Western Health Advantage, as well as other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and performed his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is affiliated with Sutter Health. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Elboim's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Vascular Surgery, Trauma Surgery
1701 4th Street; Suite 200
Santa Rosa, CA

Dr. Brian Schmidt is a Santa Rosa, CA physician who specializes in vascular surgery and trauma surgery. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Western Health Advantage, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Schmidt is a graduate of the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. He speaks German. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Health. He is open to new patients.

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What is Vascular Surgery?

Vascular surgeons provide both medical and surgical care for the blood vessels of the body. This includes arteries, veins, capillaries, and lymph vessels, but not usually the heart or large vessels immediately surrounding the heart -- those are cared for by cardiologists or cardiothoracic surgeons.

Some of the blood vessel disorders that might require treatment by a vascular surgeon include:
  • Aneurysms
  • Atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries
  • Varicose veins
  • Venous thrombosis, or clots in the veins
  • Peripheral arterial disease, where narrowed arteries reduce blood flow to the legs
  • Carotid artery stenosis, or narrowing of the arteries leading to the brain

Vascular surgery is an unusual surgical specialty because it offers medical care, testing, and non-invasive procedures, as well as complete surgical care. So depending on the diagnosis, a vascular surgeon may offer care or treatment that is non-invasive (such as imaging, diet, or exercise), minimally invasive (such as catheter procedures), or traditional surgery.

When vascular disease disrupts oxygen and nutrients from being delivered efficiently within the body, a vascular surgeon can help restore the flow of health.