Kaweah Delta Medical Center is rated 5-star in 2016 in carotid surgery by Healthgrades, meaning patient outcomes for this surgical procedure are statistically significantly better than expected. Carotid surgery, also known as carotid endarterectomy, is a surgical procedure that reduces the risk of stroke by removing a blockage that is restricting normal blood flow in a person's carotid artery. Blockages can be detected by primary care physicians with a stethescope. If blockages are found, a patient is often referred to a vascular surgeons to determine if surgery is advised.
Patient Success Stories
These patients underwent carotid surgery at Kaweah Delta Medical Center and are glad they did. Click HERE to read their stories.
A Local Partnership
We partner with the following local vascular surgeons to provide patients with carotid surgery at Kaweah Delta Medical Center. Pictured below from left to right are: Matthew Campbell, M.D.; LaMar Mack, M.D.; Omar Araim, M.D.