Giant Cell Arteritis

Giant cell arteritis is a condition that causes inflammation in the scalp, neck, and arms. This inflammation prevents blood from flowing well in the arteries.

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Vascular Surgery

Tufts MC Vascular Surgery manages arterial and venous diseases using innovative surgical techniques at our downtown Boston hospital.
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Doctors + Care Team

Mark D. Iafrati, MD

Mark D. Iafrati, MD

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Director, Vascular Surgery training program, Director, Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine, Director, Research for the Vascular Surgery Division, Senior Vascular Surgeon, Associate Professor
Department(s): Surgery, CardioVascular Center, Vascular Surgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5019
Fax #: 617-636-8003

Complex vascular surgery, vascular biology, endovascular surgery, venous surgery, complex wound care

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William C. Mackey, MD

William C. Mackey, MD

Title(s): Surgeon-in-Chief; Andrews Professor and Chairman, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, CardioVascular Center, General Surgery, Vascular Surgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5927
Fax #: 617-636-8003

Carotid artery surgery, stroke prevention, aortic aneurysms, claudication and other circulatory problems, re-operative vascular surgery, treatment of vascular surgery complications, venous diseases

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