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Vascular Disease & COVID-19

The more we learn about COVID-19, the better we can connect the virus to other diseases and conditions. These connections allow us to further protect our patients from those very diseases and conditions before, during and after they experience the virus. From our perspective, one of the biggest concerns is a COVID-stricken individual’s heightened risk...

CDC guidelines

Traveling with Vascular Disease

As the holiday season approaches, we’re often asked if it is safe to travel with a vascular disease or condition. The short answer is generally, yes. However, like most things about vascular and vein disorders, the conclusion is anything but straightforward. It all depends on an individual’s course of treatment, mode of transportation and, of...

Vascular Health and Travel

A New Carotid Artery Procedure

Treating Epilepsy with VagusNerve Stimulation

If you or someone you know has drug-resistant focal epilepsy — recurring seizures that impact one half of the brain and cannot be treated successfully with seizure medications — it may be time to try Vagus Nerve Stimulation (VNS). An FDA-approved treatment, VNS involves a small incision on the chest and neck to implant a...

Welcome to Our New Website

Our website has a fresh new look and design! Take a look around and see what’s new! If you are unfamiliar with the Vascular and Vein Center at Gulfcoast Surgeons, check out our About Us page or get to know Our Team. Our patient information page has everything a new patient needs, including your new...