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Specializes in Vascular Surgery, General Surgery
Clarksburg - Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center; One Medical Center Drive
Clarksburg, WV
(304) 623-3461; (304) 933-3800

Dr. Gurjeet Kaleka sees patients in Clarksburg, WV and Bridgeport, WV. His medical specialties are general surgery and vascular surgery. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty of Medicine.

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John Adetunji Adeniyi MD, FACS
Specializes in Vascular Surgery, General Surgery
Clarksburg - Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center; One Medical Center Drive
Clarksburg, WV
(304) 623-3461; (304) 933-3800

Dr. John Adeniyi's specialties are general surgery and vascular surgery. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Adeniyi is a graduate of the University of Ibadan College of Medicine.

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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.