The vascular department at Columbia Memorial Hospital performs specialized tests to look at and treat abnormalities in blood vessels caused from Peripheral Vascular Disease. Interventions performed in the Vascular Suite include stents placement, dialysis catheter placement and IV access line placement.
The Albany Vascular Group, one of the nation's pre-eminent vascular organizations works at Columbia Memorial and perform the same procedures that they do at St. Peter's in Albany as well as many other hospitals in the region. Here's what they say about Columbia Memorial:
"There's no need to go to Albany for procedures related to peripheral vascular disease. The staff at Columbia Memorial Hospital's Vascular Unit is highly trained and the suite is state of the art."
The Interventional Radiology department performs procedures that treat the liver, kidneys and stomach with the insertion of stents, ports and feeding tubes. They also perform the insertion of intravenous access lines used for long term antibiotic therapy. All procedures are performed by Board-Certified Radiologists with subspecialty training in this area.
THE VASCULAR GROUP, PLLC
Paul B. Kreienberg, MD
Medical Office Building
American Board of Surgery - General Surgery American Board of Surgery - General Vascular Surgery.
Treats patients with peripheral vascular disease, Office visits and interventional procedures such as angiography and stent placements are performed in the vascular suit.