Vascular Diseases

Vascular diseases include any health issue that happens in the arteries, veins and capillaries. The arteries, veins and capillaries make up the vascular system, the body's network of blood vessels that carry blood to and from the heart.

Programs + Services


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

Shivani Kumar, MD

Shivani Kumar, MD

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Title(s): Vascular Surgeon; Assistant Professor of Vascular Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, CardioVascular Center, Vascular Surgery
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Aortic aneurysm disease, aortic dissection, endovascular intervention, PAD, limb salvage, dialysis access, venous disease

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Research + Clinical Trials


Exploring the Role of the Mineralocorticoid Receptor in Human Vascular Disease

To determine whether these contributions of the Mineralocorticoid Receptor to vascular function and disease determined in animal models are also implicated in human vessels and to address the impact of sex, age, cardiovascular risk factors, and potentially race, which cannot be completely recapitulated in vitro or in mouse models.
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