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We found 4 vascular surgeons who accept United Healthcare Choice near Winfield, IL.

Dr. Michael James Verta Jr., MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 201
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Michael Verta's medical specialty is vascular surgery. These areas are among Dr. Verta's clinical interests: leg ulcers, abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA), and angioplasty. He is professionally affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Delnor Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Verta completed his residency training at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University. He speaks Italian.

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Clinical interests: Vascular Surgery Procedures, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Aneurysm, Varicose Veins, Vascular Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Neil Jay Thomas, MD
Specializes in Cardiac Surgery, Vascular Surgery
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 201
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Neil Thomas is a cardiac surgery and vascular surgery specialist. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He attended medical school at Rush Medical College. Dr. Thomas's training includes residency programs at Rush University Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Heart Bypass Surgery, Aortic Valve Disease, Atrial Fibrillation, Mitral Valve Repair, Endocarditis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph Raymond Schneider, PhD, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
25 N Winfield Road; Suite 201
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Joseph Schneider's specialty is vascular surgery. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Delnor Hospital, and Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School and residency at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview and a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. Dr. Schneider is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Schneider has received the following distinction: Chicago Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Angiogram, Varicose Veins, Carotid Artery Surgery, Angioplasty, Dialysis

Dr. Julia Blaize Wilkinson, MD
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
25 N. Winfield Road; Suite 103
Winfield, IL
 

Dr. Julia Wilkinson is a vascular surgery specialist. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Louisiana State University, Dr. Wilkinson attended Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center for medical school. She is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Wilkinson's hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Delnor Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm, Angiogram, Aorta Surgery, Varicose Veins, Carotid Artery Surgery, ... (Read more)

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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.