Vascular Surgery

Vascular Surgery

At Scarborough Health Network (SHN), we are dedicated to providing treatment of vascular disorders to the Scarborough community. Our Vascular Surgery program specializes in the treatment of aneurysms of the abdominal aorta, a potentially life-threatening disorder of the blood vessels that can result in rupture and bleeding. SHN has been a pioneer in the treatment of aneurysms, being the first community hospital in Canada to perform Endovascular Aortic Repair (EVAR) – an advanced technique for minimally invasive repair of aortic aneurysms – and continues to provide excellent care in this area.

We also specialize in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers, and performs limb-saving bypass and angioplasty procedures as well as performs access creation surgery for the hospital’s renal dialysis program.

At our regional pacemaker centre and our regional cardiac care centre, we performing more than 1,100 pacemaker and ICD implantations every year.

What We Offer

  • Repair abdominal aortic aneurysms
  • Angioplasty and bypass peripheral arterial disease
  • Carotid endartectomy and stenting of stroke disease
  • Access surgery for hemodialysis
  • Pacemaker insertion
  • Treatment of varicose veins and venous ulcers