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Dr. Juan Carlos Correa

Vascular Surgeon

Dr. Juan Carlos Correa is a vascular surgeon practicing in Overland Park, KS. Dr. Correa specializes in treating Complex Aortic disease, Limb salvage, Complex superficial and deep venous disease, Aortic surgery, Endovascular surgery, Carotid disease, Carotid stenting, Dialysis / Vascular access placement, Complex aortic disease, Cartoid stenting, Peripheral vascular disease, and Fenestrated endovascular aortic aneurysm repair
16 years Experience
Dr. Juan Carlos Correa
  • Overland Park, KS
  • Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador - Quito
  • Accepting new patients

What is claudication?

Claudication is a symptom of a disease. Most of the time it is due to the need of more blood to the large leg muscles, which explains the pain with exercise. A visit to a vascular READ MORE
Claudication is a symptom of a disease. Most of the time it is due to the need of more blood to the large leg muscles, which explains the pain with exercise. A visit to a vascular specialist will help determine severity and treatment options.

Will vascular surgery affect my diabetes?

Heart valve sugery can have severa complications that you need to discuss with your cardiac surgeon. However having a cardiovascular operation will not negatively affect your diabetes. READ MORE
Heart valve sugery can have severa complications that you need to discuss with your cardiac surgeon. However having a cardiovascular operation will not negatively affect your diabetes.

Why does my leg swell if I have varicose veins?

"Bad veins" means their main function of sending blood back to your heart by your leg veins is decreased. Additionalstress to them, such as prolonged standing, makes them work READ MORE
"Bad veins" means their main function of sending blood back to your heart by your leg veins is decreased. Additionalstress to them, such as prolonged standing, makes them work even worse and cause leg swelling.

Is an aortic aneurysm fixable?

Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA's) can be life threatening and therefore you need to seek an evaluation by a vascular surgeon. However the risk of having a serious complication READ MORE
Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA's) can be life threatening and therefore you need to seek an evaluation by a vascular surgeon. However the risk of having a serious complication from the AAA depends on the size of the aneurysm. I recommend you see a specialist and get peace of mind or a plan of action.

Compression knee highs

Compression socks are the main treatment for varicose veins. Degree of compression depends on severity of swelling and complications from varicose veins. Light compression socks READ MORE
Compression socks are the main treatment for varicose veins. Degree of compression depends on severity of swelling and complications from varicose veins. Light compression socks are usually effective for mild to even moderate disease. In fact, I wear them also to prevent varicose veins as I am on my feet for so many hours of the day.

Do varicose veins come back after treatment?

I am sorry to say that varicose veins have a tendency to come back. How severe and how many varicose veins you have determines the recurrence rate. However, laser treatment if READ MORE
I am sorry to say that varicose veins have a tendency to come back. How severe and how many varicose veins you have determines the recurrence rate. However, laser treatment if very effective and in the right hands might give you the results you need for a long time. Good luck on your procedure.

What is a vascular surgeon?

Thank for asking a great question. In Vascular Surgery training we gain expertise in treating patients medically and by performing interventions. And if a procedure were necessary READ MORE
Thank for asking a great question. In Vascular Surgery training we gain expertise in treating patients medically and by performing interventions. And if a procedure were necessary I have tools to decide what would be best for the individual via endovascular or surgical methods. Therefore I can offer any of my patients the most to date and individualized treatment for their specific issues by any means necessary.