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Vascular Surgery

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Heart Center Office


Midtown Raleigh Office

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Our Services:

At WakeMed Heart & Vascular - Vascular Surgery our board-certified or board-eligible vascular surgeons and are specially trained to treat every kind of vascular problem outside of the heart. We offer state-of-the art care for leg pain, stroke, mini-stroke (or TIA), critical limb ischemia, blood clots and aneurysms.

Our Specialties

  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Bypass surgery in the leg
  • Dialysis fistulas and grafts
  • Balloon angioplasty or stents to open arteries
  • Treatment for varicose veins, including laser ablation, sclerotherapy and ambulatory pflebectomy
  • Treatment for peripheral atery disease

Vascular surgeons offer treatment for vascular disease and can manage patients medically, endovascularly, and surgically. And, our Midtown Raleigh location also includes an office-based vascular lab, offering convenient and efficient treatment for our patients.

We also offer, TCAR – a new way of treating carotid disease that decreases the stroke risk for patient that are high-risk for surgery.


Our Locations:

Midtown Raleigh - Vascular Surgery

3713 Benson Drive
Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27609

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


Our Physicians

Kirk Charles, MDDr. Kirk Charles

Vascular Surgery
Endovascular Surgery
Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Carotid Artery Repair
DVT Treatment
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

Joseph Salfity, MDDr. Joseph Salfity

Vascular Surgery
Midtown Raleigh

Our Specialties

Conditions We Treat:

  • Abdominal Aneurysms
  • Blood Clot (thrombus)
  • Carotid Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)
  • Peripheral Aneurysm
  • Stroke and Mini-Stroke (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins

Vascular Disease Surgical Procedures

  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm: Depending on the condition, our surgeon can make an open repair or endoluminal repair to fix an aneurysm, which is a bulge in an artery that can be caused by an accident, certain medical problems or genetic conditions. Aneurysms are dangerous because left untreated, they can burst, and the internal bleeding can be fatal
  • Bypass surgery in the leg
  • Dialysis fistulas and grafts
  • Balloon angioplasty or stents to open arteries that may have narrowed due to cholesterol buildup, aging, infection, or some type of heart disease
  • Treatment for varicose veins: Laser ablation, sclerotherapy and ambulatory phlebectomy
  • Treatment for Peripheral Artery Disease