Vascular & Endovascular Surgery Division

About

Dr. Tracci performs a surgeryThe Division of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery team at the University of Virginia provides comprehensive, cutting edge care to patients with vascular diseases. We pledge to provide the highest quality care based on clinical standards and novel therapies rooted in research and outcomes study while maintaining respect and compassion for our patients and their families.

We have tremendous and broad experience in managing problems of the blood vessels.  These range from peripheral artery disease, carotid artery stenosis, mesenteric and renal artery disease, arterial and aortic aneurysms through arterial and aortic dissection. We care for patients with venous disorders such as varicose veins and venous insufficiency. We also have expertise in rare and complex entities such as thoracic outlet, vascular compression syndromes, and non-atherosclerotic arterial diseases such as endofibrosis in athletes.

Our doctors are among the best in the country, trained in the spectrum of open surgery and endovascular, minimally invasive techniques to treat diseases of the arteries and veins. We provide state-of-the-art care technologies, are actively engaged in numerous clinical trials and take pride in our vascular and endovascular surgery educational programs.

Clinical Programs

Our clinical programs provide comprehensive diagnostic, endovascular and surgical treatments for diseases of the arteries and veins. The vascular and endovascular surgery team at UVA begins with our Heart and Vascular Center (HVC) Surgical Clinic where, in conjunction with our surgeons, the nurse clinicians, physician’s assistants and vascular diagnostic laboratory review and care for each patient individually. The need for medical management, or surgical intervention is determined and all care coordinated. When intervention is recommended our award winning team in the hybrid operating rooms, and on our HVC inpatient units are there for you. Most patients with vascular diseases require longitudinal care, regardless of need for operation. We greatly enjoy and excel at monitoring you periodically.

Education and Training
Vascular Surgery Residency
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At the University of Virginia we participate in the vascular surgical fellowship match coordinated through the NRMP. We have up to (2) two positions annually and accept applications via ERAS system during the fellowship match season which runs December – April.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Innovation

Innovation is at the core of  vascular and endovascular surgery. The UVA Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery is at the forefront of innovative technology striving to advance and improve patient care. We offer state-of-the art therapies with minimally-invasive endovascular techniques. We continue to research ways to improve patient safety and outcomes in these procedures.

The Aortic Center’s multidisciplinary team offers customized patient-centered treatment options for patients with a variety aortic conditions. This includes the latest in fenestrated and branched endograft devices. We continue to research way to reduce and potentially eliminate radiation exposure during complex endovascular aortic procedures. Currently, endovascular aortic surgery is performed using two-dimensional grayscale fluoroscopic images, innovative augmented reality and electromagnetic tracking systems technology are being used to reduce radiation exposure and advance care of patients with aortic disease.

We are beginning to look at using these technologies for procedural image guidance in a way that may someday eliminate the need for radiation all together to perform minimally invasive, complex vascular procedures.

 

Vascular & Endovascular Surgery Research
Charitable Giving
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Our patients, now and in the future, are why our work at UVA Vascular and Endovascular Surgery matters. Every vascular surgeon and our researchers are dedicated to better results for patients. Our work to train the future leaders in vascular and endovascular surgery will be a monumental part of our legacy. Your contribution, whatever its size, can help ensure we are able to offer the best care based on advanced medical research. You can also contribute to our educational mission assuring the success of young men and women pursuing a career in vascular and endovascular surgery at UVA. If you would like to learn more about supporting UVA Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, contact either the UVA Health Foundation or UVA Medical School Foundation:

UVA Health Foundation

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
P.O. Box 800773
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0773
(434)924-8432 or
(800)297-0102
uvahealthfoundation@virginia.edu

UVA Medical Alumni Association and Medical School Foundation

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Education Fund
Kenneth J. Cherry Lectureship and Education Fund

P.O. Box 800776
Charlottesville, VA 22908

434-924-1734
https://www.uvamedalum.org/giving

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