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Dr. Uthan Vivek, MD

Vascular Surgeon

Dr. Uthan Vivek MD is a top Vascular Surgeon in Alpharetta, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Uthan Vivek MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Uthan Vivek MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Uthan Vivek MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Alpharetta, GA, Dr. Uthan Vivek MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
32 years Experience
Dr. Uthan Vivek, MD
  • Alpharetta, GA
  • UNIV OF CHENNAI
  • Accepting new patients

What are the risks involved in a vascular surgery?

Depends on the type of surgery.

What are the main causes of an arterial blockage?

DM, high cholesterol, smoking and kidney disease.
Healthy life styles may prevent Vascular problem.

What causes sudden varicose veins?

There is no such thing as sudden varicose veins.

What is claudication?

Possibly Perioheral arterial disease causing clarification symptoms.

What is a vascular surgeon?

Specialized dedicated training for the arteries and veins in the body other than Heart and Brain makes the Vascular Surgeon who can not be compared with any other specialists.

I was diagnosed with Peripheral Artery Disease last week.Please advise.

It depends on how bad the PAD disease is. You are young and if your symptoms are not severe then the medical management with regular walking, usually Aspirin and statins are the READ MORE
It depends on how bad the PAD disease is.
You are young and if your symptoms are not severe then the medical management with regular walking, usually Aspirin and statins are the early disease management.

What is a venogram?

Venogram is picture of the veins taken by injecting contrast dye via the distal vein to see the proximal vein.
It is not that painful.

What is the treatment for varicose veins?

Yes. but it depends on what the Duplex study of your veins show. The treatment options are compression socks, Sclerotherapy and if you have saphaneous veins reflux Ablation procedure. READ MORE
Yes. but it depends on what the Duplex study of your veins show. The treatment options are compression socks, Sclerotherapy and if you have saphaneous veins reflux Ablation procedure.

How are blood clots in the veins diagnosed?

By US/Venous Duplex study.

I have been diagnosed with Raynaud's disease. Can it be treated with surgery?

There is no surgery for this condition.
The treatment options are avoiding stress and cold and calcium channel blocker if you can tolerate the medication.

Can PAD be treated with a surgery?

Yes. Medical treatment. Endovascular treatment with balloon, athterectomy and stent. Failing which bypass surgery.

Is there a possibility of a patient suffering a heart attack during a vascular surgery?

If he does not have previous cardiac condition the risk is less than 1 percent.