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Salem Health Surgical Specialty Clinic – Vascular Surgery

Vascular surgery programs

Artistic rendering of an aortic aneurysm
Aortic disease program

Our Salem Health vascular surgeons provide a wide range of minimally invasive vascular care, and open and hybrid surgical repair for patients with aortic diseases like:

  • Abdominal, thoracic and thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysms
  • Aortic dissections
  • Aortic ulcers

We also offer the latest:

  • Fenestrated endovascular aneurysm repair
  • EVAR (endovascular aneurysm repair)
  • Iliac artery branch endografts
  • TEVAR (thoracic endovascular aneurysm repair)
  • Complex open aortic surgery
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm duplex ultrasound screening and surveillance in our IAC-accredited vascular laboratory
Carotid artery disease program

Salem Health provides several treatments for carotid artery disease, including:

  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Transfemoral carotid artery stenting
  • Novel TCAR procedure (transcarotid artery revascularization using minimally invasive carotid-based stenting with flow reversal)

Salem Health also offers carotid artery duplex screening and surveillance in our IAC-accredited vascular laboratory.

Artists rendering of transcarotid artery revascularizaton (TCAR) procedure
Central venous catheter placement on patient's right forearm
Vascular (hemodialysis) access program

This program is dedicated to caring for people who:

  • Have chronic kidney disease 
  • Are nearing dialysis
  • Already on dialysis and need vascular access (dialysis catheter placement and removal, fistula creation, arteriovenous graft placement, minimally invasive fistula and graft revision)

Our collective goal is to improve access for patients with chronic renal failure and/or end-stage renal disease.

We also strive to decrease hospitalizations and the use of temporary catheters to improve the quality of life for patients living with kidney disease.

Peripheral arterial disease program

Our providers use the latest technology for both endovascular and traditional open surgical therapies including:

  • Balloon angioplasty
  • Stenting
  • Atherectomy
  • Thrombolysis
  • Endarterectomy
  • Surgical bypass
Artistic rendering of a carotid stent and artery
Person's legs with varicose veins behind the left knee
Venous disease program

Salem Health provides a comprehensive range of diagnostic, surgical and endovascular interventions to treat patients with:

  • Venous insufficiency
  • Varicose veins
  • Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
  • Other venous disorders
  • Lymphedema


  • More treatment options
  • Puts patient at the center of their care
  • Improves access to care
  • Shorter wait times for treatment with designated vein solution clinic
Additional conditions we treat

We also treat the following conditions:

  • Mesenteric arterial disease
  • Median arcuate ligament syndrome
  • Renal arterial disease
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Nutcracker syndrome
  • Pelvic congestion syndrome
  • Vasculitis
  • Vascular trauma care 24/7
Electronic tablet and smartphone with stethoscope on top of them

Meet our team

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  • Atish Chopra, MD
    Vascular Surgery
  • Jeffrey Crawford, MD
    Vascular Surgery
  • Katherine Kinser, PA-C
    Vascular Surgery

Contact us

Salem Health Surgical Specialty Clinic – Vascular Surgery
Salem Hospital
Building B, first floor
665 Winter St. SE
Salem, OR 97301

Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 503-814-8272
Fax: 503-814-4443
After hours urgent issues: 503-561-5200 (Salem Hospital switchboard)