At Catholic Health, our network of hospitals continues to set the standard for vascular care in Western New York. We combine the expertise of a multi-disciplinary team and cutting-edge treatment options to ensure our patients get the care they need. Our achievements as a network are anchored by the Aortic & Vascular Center of Excellence at Sisters of Charity Hospital and our vascular department at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo.

Catholic Health is home to a team of board certified vascular surgeons with a passion for collaboration and innovation. Our team offers patients comprehensive and coordinated care for the full range of aortic and vascular conditions – from the most complex to those that can be treated medically.

Here, our patient-centered approach and commitment to excellence set the bar for patients seeking quality vascular care in the region. Our vascular network includes programs at:

Our vascular team includes highly skilled board certified vascular surgeons and endovascular specialists who provide care for vascular conditions, including:

  • Abdominal aortic aneurysms
  • Thoracic aortic aneurysms
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Peripheral arterial disease
  • Peripheral venous disease (DVT and varicose veins)
  • Vascular access for patients with kidney failure

Vascular Treatments at Catholic Health

Our vascular team provides a variety of treatments for vascular conditions. These may include:

  • Medical management
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Peripheral vascular interventions (minimally invasive)
  • Surgery – open and endovascular procedures

Advanced Vascular Care for Carotid Artery Disease

The Transcarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR) procedure is an innovative treatment to open narrow or clogged arteries.

This advanced stenting is available at Catholic Health to prevent strokes and is safe for high-risk patients. TCAR:

  • Is less invasive
  • Is more effective
  • Reduces the risk of stroke during the procedure