Dr. Juan Carlos Correa is a fellowship trained vascular and endovascular surgeon and practicing in Overland Park, KS. Dr. Correa specializes in disorders relating to the arterial and venous disorders. As a vascular surgeon, Dr. Correa diagnoses and treats vascular diseases and performs vascular surgeries. He has a passion for saving legs and performs complex surgeries to allow patients to walk again. He is also is trained to perform difficult abdominal aortic aneurysms with the most up to date techniques. He is seeing new patients.
Education and Training
Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador - Quito MD 2003
Saint Louis Universiy Vascular Surgery 2014
American Board of Surgery
Vascular Surgery (Surgery)
Dr. Juan Carlos Correa, MD, FACS, RPVI's Expert Contributions
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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. READ MORE
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Faculty Titles & Positions
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- Top Vascular Surgeon in Overland Park 2016 Leading Physicians of the World
- Most Caring Physician Nominee 2012 Saint Louis University
- Best Surgical Resident 2011 Saint Louis University
- Top Banana Teaching Award 2007 Medical School Dean from Saint Louis Univeristy
- Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
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I had a serious problem with the blood flow in my leg, and Dr Correa promptly figured out what was wrong and I am walking again with no problems. His nurse was also very nice and made me feel secure during scary process.
Get to know Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon Dr. Juan Carlos Correa, who serves patients in Overland Park, Kansas.
Dr. Correa is a board-certified, fellowship-trained vascular & endovascular surgeon with a broad background in medical academia and clinical practice. He is skilled in interventional procedures and treatment of aneurysms, carotid artery disease, deep vein thrombosis, and varicose veins.
Bringing a unique perspective to HCA Midwest Health, he practices at Kansas City Vascular & General Surgery Group, LLC in Overland Park, Kansas. There, he focuses on outstanding outcomes through innovation, quality, performance, and best practices with a philosophy of compassionate, personalized care. He performs a wide-range of vascular surgical procedures and has a specific interest in treating Marfan syndrome.
Covering call at most of the area HCA Midwest Health hospitals throughout the Kansas City metro area, he also sees patients at Menorah Medical Center, Overland Park Regional Medical Center, Research Medical Center, Lee’s Summit Medical Center, and Belton Regional Medical Center.
The doctor’s acclaimed career in medicine began after he earned his medical degree from the Pontifical Catholic University of Ecuador in 2003. Upon relocating to the United States, he furthered his training with a residency in general surgery (serving as chief resident) and a fellowship in vascular surgery at Saint Louis University.
With a commitment to his speciality, Dr. Correa is board-certified in both general surgery and vascular surgery by the American Board of Surgery (ABS). The ABS is an independent, non-profit organization located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, founded for the purpose of certifying surgeons who have met a defined standard of education, training, and knowledge.
A Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI), he is a member of the Society of Vascular Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).
Vascular surgery is a surgical subspecialty in which diseases of the vascular system, including the arteries, veins, and lymphatic circulation, are managed by medical therapy, minimally-invasive catheter procedures, and surgical reconstruction. A vascular surgeon diagnoses, treats, and manages conditions in the arteries and veins, also called the blood vessels. These specialists treat a range of health problems, from spider and varicose veins to life-threatening aneurysms, and can help patients manage chronic conditions throughout their lives.
A leader in his field, Dr. Correa is internationally published in myriad journals on a variety of vascular surgery topics. He has received numerous awards, including Best Surgery Resident at Saint Louis University and was nominated for the Most Caring Physician Award at Saint Louis University Hospital.
On a more personal note, he is a former professional tennis player who was once Ecuador’s top-ranked 18-and-under player and even invited to play for the Davis Cup team of Ecuador.
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