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Vascular Surgeons

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Midtown Raleigh Office


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Our Services:

At WakeMed Heart & Vascular  - Vascular Surgery, our vascular surgeons have received many years of rigorous specialty training to treat every kind of vascular problem outside of the brain and heart.  We offer state-of-the-art care for the prevention of stroke and mini-stroke (TIA), treatment of aneurysms, and interventions to treat poor circulation in your legs or feet.  Whether you have varicose veins, carotid disease or an abdominal aneurysm, you will find the most advanced care in a comfortable setting. We offer many in-office tests and procedures and perform many minimally invasive endovascular procedures.

Conditions We Treat:

Vascular Surgeons are the ONLY vascular specialists who can offer ALL treatments for vascular disease including healthy lifestyle changes, medical management, minimally invasive endovascular procedures, and open complex surgeries.

Our Locations:

Midtown Raleigh

3713 Benson Drive
Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27609

Dr. Kirk Charles
Dr. James Fogartie
Dr. Steven Kagan
Dr. Jacek Paszkowiak
Dr. Joseph Salfity



Coming Soon to Cary!

Opening Spring 2019

Dr. Jacek Paszkowiak




Our Physicians

Kirk Charles, MDDr. Kirk Charles

Vascular Surgery
Midtown Raleigh
WakeMed Heart Center

James Fogartie, MDDr. James Fogartie

Vascular Surgery
Midtown Raleigh

Steven Kagan, MDDr. Steven Kagan

Vascular Surgery
Midtown Raleigh

Jacek Paszkowiak, MDDr. Jacek Paszkowiak

Vascular Surgery
Midtown Raleigh
Coming Soon to Cary

Joseph Salfity, MDDr. Joseph Salfity

Vascular Surgery
Midtown Raleigh

Our Specialties

Testing/procedures we perform in our office:

  • Carotid ultrasound 
  • Aorta ultrasound 
  • Renal artery ultrasound
  • Arterial Brachial Index (ABI) and duplex scanning (to assess blood flow in the arms and legs) 
  • Arterial Ultrasound of the Upper and Lower Extremities
  • Venous duplex scanning (to detect blood clots)
  • Venous insufficiency testing (for varicose veins)
  • Angiography, balloon angioplasty, and stenting to open arteries that have narrowed due to cholesterol buildup 
  • Atherectomy
  • Varicose vein sclerotherapy, laser, and radiofrequency ablation treatments

Plus, our Midtown Raleigh location also includes an office based x-ray suite which allows us to perform minimally invasive outpatient procedures in the office (e.g. angiography, angioplasty, and stent placement), creating a convenient, comfortable, and efficient environment for the treatment of our patients.

Minimally Invasive Endovascular and Open Surgical Procedures: