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Delray Beach, FL 33446


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Everyday Strategies for Preventing Blood Clots

Most of us have a general understanding of what blood clots are and may even know someone who has had one; however, it’s important to realize that they can develop for a myriad of reasons under a variety of circumstances. While normal blood clots are actually a natural part of the healing process, abnormal clots may restrict the return of blood to the heart and cause swelling, pain, and a number of serious health events.

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The Fall And Winter Are The Best Time To Get Your Veins Fixed

Summer has come to a close and fall is settling in. The bathing suits, shorts, and sandals are being packed away for next year in favor of long pants, stockings and warm boots. For many, fall weather is a chance to hide the spider and varicose veins that have been on full display during the summer months. However, while it may seem natural to assume that the fall and winter months

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Read Dr. Joseph Ricotta's Article in North Fulton Family Life

Dr. Joseph Ricotta of the Vascular Institute of Atlanta discusses vascular disease and helps shed some light on what it is, its symptoms, and the available options for treatment.

Considered one of the leading vascular surgeons in the world and repeatedly named one of the “Best Doctors in America," as well as one of the “Top Surgeons in the United States,” Dr. Ricotta founded the Vascular Institute of Atlanta in the hopes of bringing world-class treatment and cutting-edge technology to the people of Georgia.

In this article, Dr. Ricotta answers several questions in an interview format, which helps shed some light on who he is, his motivations, and his extensive experience within the medical field.

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Tired of Living with Vascular Disease? Vascular Institute of Atlanta Opens in Roswell

Generally speaking, I would be lying if I said that most of us spend a great deal of time ruminating about our arteries and veins. While we may have learned a great deal about them in third or fourth grade, chances are good that they tend to escape our notice on a regular basis. However, if you’re someone who has found yourself struggling with any number of vascular

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

Dr. Joseph J Ricotta MD, MS, FACS Performs First TCAR in South Florida

Dr. Joseph J Ricotta MD, MS, FACS Performs First VenaSeal Procedure in Southeast United States


"The staff at the Vascular Institute of Atlanta is wonderful. I chose Dr. Ricotta because I wanted the best and I was not disappointed. I received the newest state of the art treatment for varicose veins at the Vein Center. It was a short procedure in the office without incisions or needles. I was back to my normal activities, including exercise, a few hours later. All of my symptoms and my varicose veins are gone. I highly recommend Dr. Ricotta and his team!"


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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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