Steve Elias, MD meets with an all-American panel: Suman Wasan, Yogendra Kanthi, Raghu Kolluri and Thom Rooke to discuss the importance of the vascular medicine specialist in treating patients with complex disease.
They look at a number of issues surrounding this underrepresented area of expertise, namely the importance of the relationship between the vascular surgeon, vein specialists and vascular medicine and their broad spectrum of specialties.
We hear how vascular surgery and vascular medicine are connected, how to start a career in vascular medicine, and how these specialists can help treat diseases of the blood vessels.
What to listen for:
In this episode they discuss:
[01.25] What is a vascular medicine specialist?
[04.28] The training pathway for a vascular medicine specialist
[07.05] Non-procedural vs procedural specialists
[10.44] What should vascular surgeons and vascular medicine specialists stop/do more? [19.05] Improving disease management
[23.40] COVID: inflammatory disease and thrombosis
[34.00] The silver bullet: treating advanced venous disease