Edward Woo, MD, serves as vice president of Medical Operations for MedStar Medical Group. In this role, Dr. Woo has system-level responsibilities that support MedStar Health’s strategies to organize service lines regionally and at a system level.
Dr. Woo is also the director of the MedStar Vascular Program and will continue in that responsibility overseeing vascular surgery for MedStar Health. He is also chairman of the Department of Vascular Surgery at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and a professor of surgery at Georgetown University. Dr. Woo performs all types of vascular surgery and has a keen interest in aortic disease, specifically aortic aneurysms. He has a large practice in peripheral vascular disease and carotid disease as well as all aspects of vascular surgery. Dr. Woo has published more than 100 papers, and he has led numerous clinical trials. He is known and respected throughout the world and is asked to lecture internationally for his expertise in vascular surgery.
Dr. Woo's work with minimally invasive peripheral vascular disease surgery to treat leg pain was featured in the Summer 2015 edition of Center Scope.
"If you have any concerns, it is important to talk to your doctor or make an appointment to see a vascular specialist," Woo said. "Without treatment, severe PVD can lead to worsening conditions, including dead tissue, gangrene, and even possible amputation of a limb."
He also teamed up with Dr. Misaki Kiguchi to discuss the latest advances in treatments of vascular disease and how minimally invasive technologies can provide better patient outcomes.
Listen to their podcast on minimally invasive vascular surgery today.