Saint Louis University

SLUCare vascular surgeons diagnose and treat a range of blood vessel disorders, from complex abdominal aortic aneurysms to varicose veins.

Vascular surgery has evolved rapidly recently to include treatment with an ever-expanding number of minimally invasive procedures. As part of an academic medical practice, SLUCare's vascular surgeons have remained at the forefront of the development, testing and use of these techniques.

Our vascular surgeons are part of a multidisciplinary team of specialists who provide the medical, surgical, endovascular and radiological care needed to treat each patient's needs.

Dr. Brian Peterson is a big proponent of aneurysm screening by age 65 for all people, and age 55 for at-risk patients. You are at risk of developing an aneurysm if you have a family history of aneurysms or if you've smoked more than 100 cigarettes in your lifetime (you read that right -- even if it was 40 years ago, you could be at risk for developing an aneurysm). Dr. Peterson says aneurysm screening is non-invasive and covered by most insurance companies.

SLUCare Endovascular Services

  • Carotid artery stenting
  • Mesenteric and kidney artery stenting
  • Endovascular thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysm repairs
  • Lower extremity angioplasty and stenting  
  • Minimally invasive laser varicose vein ablation

SLUCare Vascular Diagnostic Services

  • Non-invasive evaluation with duplex/color flow imaging for the diagnosis of carotid artery disease
  • Evaluation for acute and chronic vein disease
  • Doppler evaluation of arterial disease in the legs
  • Angiography of all peripheral vascular and vein disease (PVD)

SLUCare Vascular Surgery Office Locations

Doctors Office Building
3660 Vista Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 977-6125

SSM Health SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital SSM Health SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital - West Pavilion
3655 Vista Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 577-6131 

St. Anthony's Medical Center
10012 Kennerly Road, Ste. 305
St. Louis, MO 63128
(314) 525-4325