Critical Limb Ischemia Program

INSTITUTE
University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute

DIRECTOR
Vikram S. Kashyap, MD, Vascular Surgery

KEY CONTACTS
Karem Harth, MD; Norman Kumins, MD
Barbara Saar, DPM 216-844-3013
Tania Jarc, RN 216-844-4727
Lori Hammer, RN, Clinical Trials 216-844-3013

APPOINTMENT LINE
Please call Anette Martin at 216-844-3013.
For hospital transfers, please call 216-844-1111.

Conditions Treate
Atherosclerotic disease of the extremities
Acute and chronic limb ischemia
Pedal gangrene
Nonatherosclerotic occlusions
Peripheral arterial disease

Therapies
Complex endovascular therapies
Surgical bypass
Stem cell therapy for PAD
Combined revascularization and pedal debridement/wound care/amputation
Plastic surgical flaps for wound closure
Clinical trials for optimizing revascularization (BEST-CLI)
Enhancing pedal arteriogenesis (STOP-PAD)
Wound care

Distinguishing Features
Multidisciplinary vascular team with interventionalists, podiatrists, surgeons and medical experts working side by side
Leading-edge technologies in endovascular therapies, allowing revascularization in a minimally invasive manner
Multiple clinical trials for PAD and CLI
Nationally recognized training programs for vascular, podiatry and cardiology residents, as well as advanced fellowship training in vascular surgery and interventional cardiology