We understand how important it is for patients to be on a regular dialysis treatment schedule, and that reliable vascular access is an essential part of care and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. At MDVC, our clinicians will work with patients to develop a routine of regular performance checks to help ensure the proper function of each dialysis graft or fistula. When needed, we offer a comprehensive array of minimally invasive outpatient treatments to restore function to the graft or fistula so that patients can resume normal activities as quickly as possible.
Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD or PVD) often goes undiagnosed for years, and it is vital to detect this condition as early as possible. With early detection and management, the risk of serious adverse cardiovascular events, including limb loss decreases significantly. We offer a complete suite of screening and diagnostic techniques for PAD, including Vascular Ultrasound, Segmental Limb Pressure Measurement and Diagnostic Angiogram.
If Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) has been diagnosed, we offer the most advanced, minimally invasive treatments to help restore proper blood flow and help our patients maintain a healthy, active quality of life. Procedures such as balloon angioplasty, stent placement and atherectomy can help to restore blood circulation, relieve symptoms and prevent serious adverse long term outcomes, including limb loss.
If a risk of blood clots has been diagnosed, or if there is a scheduled surgery coming up, an Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) filter might be recommended. This is a simple outpatient procedure that our physicians can perform quickly. Then, when the filter is no longer needed, we are able to remove it utilizing the same minimally invasive techniques on an outpatient basis.
At the Medical District Vascular Center (MDVC), our mission is to offer the most advanced vascular care in the most convenient and comfortable outpatient setting. We are located right in the city next to the Illinois Medical District, with a dedicated parking area and easy access to local transit systems. Additionally, if assistance with transportation is needed, we are happy to help.
You will notice the difference the moment you contact us, starting with our friendly, welcoming staff. At MDVC we schedule appointments when they are most convenient for the patient, including same day and Saturdays.
Taral Doshi M.D. is a board certified interventional and diagnostic radiologist. He received his B.S. in Finance from Washington University and his M.D., residency and fellowship training at the University of Chicago, where he has participated in numerous scholarly activities, including NIH supported research on dialysis access outcomes. He has extensive experience and clinical interest in dialysis access, venous and arterial disease, interventional oncology and genitourinary interventions (including fibroid embolization).
Richard Kim, M.D. is a fellowship-trained vascular interventional radiologist. He has a B.A. degree in Economics from the University of Chicago, attended Rush Medical College and returned to the University of Chicago where he finished his Diagnostic Radiology residency and fellowship. He is board certified by the American Board of Radiology and his main interest in IR is vascular access.
Amar Shah, M.D. received his undergraduate degree from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, followed by Rush University Medical College. He performed a Surgical Prelim Residency Year at Northwestern University, after which he completed his Fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at Rush University Medical Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Radiology and his primary interests are interventional oncology and Kyphoplasty/Vertebral augmentation.
Tameem Souman, M.D. performed his undergraduate and medical school studies at The George Washington University in Washington, DC. Additionally, he earned a Master’s degree in Health Policy at Yale University. He completed both his Residency and Interventional Radiology Fellowship training at Rush University Medical Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Radiology and has specific interests in peripheral vascular disease, non-surgical treatment of deep venous thrombus and access/dialysis maintenance/prevention.
Carl Valentin, M.D. received his B.A. at University of Illinois at Chicago and received his M.D. at Rush Medical College. He completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at University of Chicago. Dr. Valentin continued his Vascular and Interventional Radiology fellowship at University of Chicago. He is a board certified by the American Board of Radiology with a CAQ in Vascular and Interventional Radiology. His clinical interests are Interventional Oncology, Peripheral Vascular Disease and Dialysis Access.
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