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Dr. Joseph Ricotta, Nationally and Internationally Renowned Expert in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Joins Tenet Florida Physician Services

Joseph Ricotta, MD, MS, FACS

Tenet Florida Physician Services (TFPS) is pleased to announce that expert vascular surgeon, Dr. Joseph Ricotta, has joined the TFPS multispecialty physician group and is the newest member of the Tenet Florida Cardiovascular Care network. Dr. Joseph Ricotta is a nationally and internationally renowned expert in the field of vascular and endovascular surgery. He brings years of valuable experience working at the nation’s leading institutions such as Yale, Johns Hopkins, Mayo Clinic, and Cleveland Clinic to his role as Regional Medical Director of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy. Dr. Ricotta is board-certified in both general and vascular surgery and specializes in endovascular robotic surgery, aortic and peripheral aneurysms, carotid and cerebrovascular disease, peripheral arterial disease, and venous disease. Dr. Ricotta has opened an office in Delray Beach and is on staff at Delray Medical Center.

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Delray Medical Center first in state to use vascular surgery robot

Dr. Joseph Ricotta, a vascular surgeon, performs surgery using the Magellan robot at Delray Medical Center, the first hospital in southeastern Unites States to acquire the technology. (Contributed: Delray Medical Center)

Dr. Ricotta at Delray Medical Center is the first in the southeast United States to use a vascular robot known as “Magellan” to perform surgery, according to hospital officials. The medical center is the only hospital in Palm Beach County that has the Magellan robot, which can perform minimally invasive vascular surgeries with “extraordinary accuracy,” according to press release from the hospital. Dr. Joseph Ricotta, a vascular surgeon, was the first to use the robot...

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Proper Foot Care for Diabetics

When it comes to certain diseases or disorders, most of us fail to realize that, while different, many ailments play off one another. In regards to diabetes, its prevalence would suggest that the majority of people are generally aware of the fact that it occurs when the body either lacks enough insulin or struggles to use what is present. While long-term damage from diabetes can lead to more commonly known ailments such as cardiovascular disease, stroke, or kidney failure, it can also have a negative effect

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May-Thurner Syndrome and the Potential for Blood Clots

Most of us are aware of the dangers of blood clots and generally understand the importance of moving our legs or walking around when forced to sit or lie in the same position for a long period of time (i.e. extended flights or hospital stays). Aside from adopting healthy lifestyle habits, knowing what to look for and how to make simple adjustments will generally make a huge difference whether or not you develop a clot—also known as deep

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Dr. Joseph J Ricotta MD, MS, FACS Performs First Robotic Peripheral Vascular Procedure in the U.S.

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"I have very complex vascular issues and am so blessed to have found Dr. Ricotta. I have been to so many doctors and none of them could figure out my diagnosis. As soon as I saw Dr. Ricotta, he diagnosed me immediately and scheduled me for treatment right away. Now all of my problems are gone and I am fully healed. Dr. Ricotta is an amazing surgeon!"

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Aneurysms

An aneurysm is a ballooning or dilation of a blood vessel to more than 150% of its normal size. This is caused by damage to the lining ...

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Carotid Disease

Stroke, sometimes caused by Carotid Disease, is the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States with >750,000 new cases each year ...

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Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a common circulatory problem that affects 12 million people in the United States. It occurs when plaque ...

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Venous Disease

Venous disease refers to all conditions caused by abnormal or diseased veins, usually involving veins in the legs or arms, but can also ...

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