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We found 4 vascular surgeons who accept United Healthcare Navigate near Venice, FL.

Dr. Steven Vincent Curiale, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
540 The Rialto
Venice, FL
 

Dr. Steven Curiale specializes in cardiac surgery, general surgery, and vascular surgery and practices in Saint Petersburg, FL and Venice, FL. His professional affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital and Venice Regional Bayfront Health. Dr. Curiale studied medicine at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at National Naval Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Yale University. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery
436 Nokomis Avenue, S.
Venice, FL
 

Dr. Bryan Smith's medical specialty is general surgery, vascular surgery, and thoracic surgery. Dr. Smith is professionally affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama.

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Dr. Issam Afif Halaby, PhD, MD
Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
436 Nokomis Avenue, S.
Venice, FL
 

Dr. Issam Halaby is a medical specialist in general surgery and vascular surgery. Before performing his residency at Strong Memorial Hospital, Dr. Halaby attended the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and St. Louis University School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Halaby average 4.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Halaby is affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health.

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Specializes in General Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Critical Care
436 Nokomis Avenue, S.
Venice, FL
 

Dr. Wadi Gomero-Cure's areas of specialization are general surgery, vascular surgery, and trauma surgery. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF), Dr. Gomero-Cure attended the University of Minnesota Medical School. He is professionally affiliated with Venice Regional Bayfront Health.

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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.