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Vascular Surgery

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Rachael Nicholson, MD
Division Director

Division Contact Information

Phone: (319) 356-2902

General Questions
Phone: (319) 356-8242

Off-Hours Patient Questions
Phone: (319) 356-1616  

The Division of Vascular Surgery provides evaluation and treatment of patients with all arterial and venous problems excluding those of the coronary and intracranial circulation. Major areas of interest include:

  • Intimal hyperplasia
  • Vascular stenting
  • Thrombolytic therapy
  • Lower extremity revascularization
  • Endovascular surgery
  • Cardiac assessment of peripheral vascular patients

The Vascular Surgery Division performs approximately 800 operations each year and sees over 6,500 patients per year in the outpatient clinic.