It is very important to see a doctor if you have any of the risk factors or symptoms of peripheral artery disease. You can make an appointment for a full evaluation and ultrasound with Modern Vascular of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Those who are at greatest risk are senior citizens over 65, people over 50 with a history of diabetes or smoking, people under 50 who are obese or have diabetes, high blood pressure or high cholesterol. Native Americans and African Americans are also at higher risk.
If treatment is indicated, Dr. Kent Hootman and the staff of Modern Vascular of Albuquerque, New Mexico are ready to help. Dr. Hootman is a vascular interventional radiologist, meaning that he is able to diagnose and treat patients with techniques that are minimally-invasive. Modern Vascular of Albuquerque, New Mexico is a peripheral artery disease clinic that is equipped with the latest technology and tools to perform revascularization and life-saving procedures. This clinic also serves surrounding areas in New Mexico, like Santa Fe and Rio Rancho.