Division of Vascular Surgery

Naslund to step down as head of Vascular Surgery; division to become department

Thomas Naslund, MD, professor of Surgery, will be stepping down as chief of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s division of Vascular Surgery, a role he has performed adeptly for 21 years.

Heart Institute offering new option to clear carotid arteries

Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute is now offering a new procedure that reduces stroke risk for many high-risk patients during interventions for extracranial carotid disease

VU expands surgical options for patients with aortic aneurysms

Vanderbilt University Medical Center recently performed Tennessee’s first fenestrated aortic stent graft surgery to repair an abdominal aortic aneurysm that was previously considered too close to the kidney for minimally invasive surgery.