Augusta Vascular Center

Center Hours & Contact Information
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Location
Augusta Vascular Center 630 13th Suite #250
Augusta, GA 30901 Get Directions
Vascular Center Hours
Open Today 7:00am – 5:00pm
SundayClosed
Monday7:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday7:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday7:00am – 5:00pm
Thursday7:00am – 5:00pm
Friday7:00am – 5:00pm
SaturdayClosed
Phone
706-724-2500
Fax
706-823-5928

Located in Augusta, Georgia, we are a group of board-certified interventional radiologists and vascular surgeons who offer a wide spectrum of options for vascular conditions. We offer minimally invasive techniques used in dialysis access management, and for the treatment of uterine fibroids, venous disease, peripheral arterial disease (PAD), varicoceles, and more. At Augusta Vascular Center, we want you to feel comfortable and safe; our goal is to do our utmost to ensure your visit runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

Our team of highly trained interventional radiologists and vascular surgeons utilize the most up-to-date technological advances to better serve our patients. Across the entire clinical team, we have over 40 years of combined experience in interventional radiology and 20 years practicing vascular surgery. We believe that the convergence of radiologic and surgical specialties results in the highest quality care and state-of-the-art treatment for all patients, which is what we deliver.

Choosing Augusta Vascular Center for your vascular condition treatment is as easy as AVC!

Announcements:

Augusta Vascular Center is please to welcome Interventional Radiologist, Dr. William Blair, to our practice as we expand to meet the needs of our patients and community.

We’re committed to superior service:

At Augusta Vascular Center, patients can expect:

Prompt appointments: For our dialysis access management patients we offer same day/next day appointments when at all possible, allowing you to return to dialysis quickly. Convenient scheduling of appointments is also available for the other treatments we provide. At our center, patients avoid the complexities of a hospital admission, allowing you to return home to recover that same day.

Exceptional patient care: Patients encounter a team that is courteous and respectful, never indifferent. Individual needs are accommodated to ensure patients are comfortable and kept well-informed.

Efficient and customized communication: Post-procedure reports are sent immediately, and comprehensive reports follow within 24 hours after the procedure. We partner with your physician care team, focusing on coordinating your vascular care.

Educational programs: We provide opportunities for patients to enhance their understanding of their vascular condition and to be empowered.

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Augusta Vascular Center is a proud member of the Azura Vascular Care network of outpatient vascular centers located throughout the United States. We partner with the top local vascular care experts to deliver best-in-class patient care, support and service excellence in each and every center.

Augusta Vascular Center, working every day to deliver far more than our patients expect, bringing dedicated care ever closer to you.

Services That We Offer

Augusta Vascular Center treats and manages a wide variety of vascular conditions in a safe and comfortable outpatient environment. Our service(s) include dialysis access management, treatment for peripheral artery disease (PAD), uterine fibroid treatment, varicose veins treatment and more.

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Dialysis Access Management

Whether you have an AV fistula, AV graft, fistula creation and peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion, peritoneal dialysis catheter, or dialysis catheter, we have the proven treatments to ensure that your dialysis access will function safely and smoothly.
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Varicose Veins Treatment

We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of vein disease and use a minimally invasive approach to treat aesthetic and symptomatic varicose veins in a safe and comfortable outpatient setting.
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Peripheral Artery Disease Treatment

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) is a serious condition. Early detection and treatment can lower your risk of the disease progressing, which, if untreated, may leave amputation as the only option.
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Varicocele Embolization

We provide individualized care and non-surgical treatment for varicoceles. Embolization is an effective treatment option to surgery and no surgical incision will be made to the testicle or scrotum.
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Pelvic Congestion Syndrome Treatment

Pelvic pain can greatly impact your quality of life and make it difficult to work, sleep or move around. Pelvic pain may be caused by varicose veins in the lower abdomen or around your ovaries.
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IVC Filter Placement and Removal Procedure

An IVC filter is a medical device that can help prevent blood clots from traveling up your legs and into to your heart and lungs. IVC filter placement and removal are minimally invasive procedures that can be performed safely in our comfortable outpatient center.
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Port or PICC Line Placement

If you are receiving treatment such as chemotherapy, it may involve frequent injections and the need for accessible veins. A port or PICC placement can help make these procedures more comfortable for you, especially if your treatment requires frequent access to the bloodstream for medication delivery or blood withdrawal.
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Interventional Oncology Treatments

We offer a range or minimally invasive treatments in a safe and comfortable outpatient setting for oncology patients. At our state-of-the-art center, we use the latest in image-guided technology to treat cancerous tumors.
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Hemorrhoid Embolization

Hemorrhoid Embolization is the best option for you if you suffer from grade 2 or 3 internal hemorrhoids that have not be successfully treated through hygiene, diet, and/or medication.

Our interventional radiologists and vascular surgeons bring the full range of medical capabilities to every patient, every visit.

Physicians

Bruce-Tannehill

Bruce Tannehill, MD

Bruce Tannehill, MD is an interventional radiologist specializing in utilizing the most recent technological advances to better serve his patients.  He is the Medical Director of Augusta Vascular Center.

Dr. Tannehill is a graduate of East Carolina University School of Medicine in Greenville, North Carolina where he also completed an internship.  He subsequently completed residency and fellowship training at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta.

Dr. Tannehill is board certified in diagnostic and interventional radiology and is licensed to practice in medicine in Georgia. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Radiology, the Richmond County Medical Society and the Medical Association of Georgia.

Dr. Eugene Marnell, MD, Interventional Radiologist at Azura Vascular Care

Eugene Marnell, MD

Dr. Eugene Marnell graduated summa cum laude from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta and received his MD from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, where he subsequently completed an internship and a residency, followed by a fellowship at the Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC. Dr. Marnell is board certified by the American Board of Radiology in Diagnostic Radiology and Vascular & Interventional Radiology, and he is licensed to practice in the State of Georgia. Dr. Marnell is a member of the Society of Interventional Radiology, the Radiological Society of North America, the American College of Radiology and the Medical Association of Georgia.

Christopher Vargo

Christopher Vargo, MD

Dr. Christopher Vargo is an interventional radiologist specializing in utilizing the most recent technological advances to better serve his patients. He is a member of the American Roentgen Ray Society, the American College of Radiology, the Nebraska Radiological Society, the Radiological Society of North America, the Society of Interventional Radiology and the Society of Corrupted Body Tomography and Magnetic Resonance. Dr. Vargo treats patients at Augusta Vascular Center in Augusta, GA.

Dr. Vargo earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia, in Augusta, Georgia, and completed his residency in radiology at the Creighton University School of Medicine, in Omaha, Nebraska. He completed a fellowship at John Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland.

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William Blair, D.O.

Dr. William Blair is an interventional radiologist specializing in utilizing the most recent technological advances to better serve his patients. He is a member of the American Board of Radiology, the Radiological society of North America, the American College of Radiology, the Society of Interventional Radiology, and the Society of Interventional Oncology. Dr. Blair treats patients at Augusta Vascular Center in Augusta, GA.

Dr. Blair earned a Bachelor of Science in biology from Colorado State University, in Fort Collins, Colorado. He earned a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine-Seton Hill in Greensburg, Pennsylvania.

John T. Frederick, MD

Dr. John Frederick earned his MD from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, AR where he also completed his General Surgery residency and Vascular Surgery fellowship training. Dr. Frederick is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery; he is licensed to practice in the States of Georgia and South Carolina. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the Society for Vascular Surgery.

William Hiltz

William S. Hiltz, MD

Dr. William Hiltz earned his MD from the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo where he also completed his residency. He subsequently completed fellowship training at the University of Arkansas for medical Services in Little Rock. Dr. Hiltz is board certified by the America Board of Surgery in Surgery and Vascular Surgery; he is licensed to practice in the States of Georgia, Kentucky and Michigan. He is an associate of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society, as well as a recipient of the Toledo Surgical Society Award and Dr. Norman Fisher Memorial Scholarship.

Aaron Hurd

Aaron M. Hurd, MD

Aaron Hurd, MD, is a vascular and endovascular surgeon specializing in the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD).  Dr. Hurd treats patients at Augusta Vascular Center, Augusta, Georgia.

Dr. Hurd is a graduate of University of Texas in San Antonio, where he also earned a master’s degree.  He received his medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada followed by an internship and residency at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville.  He completed fellowship training at the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Dr. Hurd is a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery, an associate of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society, as well as, a recipient of the Hiram Crutchfield and Golden Apple Teaching Awards.  Dr. Hurd is actively involved in aortic disease research and has presented at many national vascular meetings.

Dr. Hurd is board certified in general surgery and vascular surgery and is licensed to practice medicine in Georgia and North Carolina.

Benjamin Powell

Benjamin C. Powell, MD

Benjamin Powell, MD is a vascular and endovascular surgeon in Augusta, GA. He specializes in the care of multiple conditions including blood vessel aneurysms throughout the body, carotid artery disease, and peripheral arterial disease. He has additional training in TransCarotid Artery Revascularization (TCAR), minimally invasive carotid stent placement. He has published multiple articles in peer-reviewed journals and has presented research at multiple national and regional vascular surgery meetings.

He completed his undergraduate degrees in Biology and Mechanical Engineering at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX. He graduated from Florida State University College of Medicine with his Medical Doctorate. He completed a surgical internship at University of Tennessee Chattanooga and residency in General Surgery at Greenville Health System in Greenville, SC. He went on to train in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, TN.

Dr. Powell is American Board of Surgery board certified in General Surgery and board eligible for Vascular Surgery. He has expertise in vascular ultrasonography interpretation through Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation certification. He holds licenses to practice medicine in Georgia and South Carolina.

Treatment & Services

Augusta Vascular Center treats and manages a wide variety of vascular conditions in a safe and comfortable outpatient environment. Our services include dialysis access management, treatment for peripheral artery disease (PAD), uterine fibroid treatment, varicose veins treatment and more.

Dialysis Access Management

Dialysis Access Management

We know vascular care. Our specialty is the critical maintenance and management of dialysis accesses. Our team treats and manages a range of vascular access issues using the latest in minimally invasive techniques in a safe and comfortable outpatient setting. We provide individualized care in a timely fashion so that you can return to your normal routine with minimal disruption to your regular dialysis schedule.

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Procedures Include:

Varicose Vein Treatment

Varicose Vein Treatment

Varicose veins are chronic and recurrent conditions. The variety of treatments available does not offer a cure, but rather a control of the condition. Successfully treated veins cannot come back. However, your inborn tendency to develop new veins will not be cured by this or any other form of treatment. Our team treats venous insufficiency completely, removing all backward-flowing veins, making your treatment for varicose veins as thorough as possible.

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Procedures Include:

Uterine Fibroid Embolization

Uterine Fibroid Embolization

Have you been diagnosed with uterine fibroids? Don’t worry. They are extremely common and treatable. Uterine fibroids are benign tumors that develop within the muscular wall of the uterus. If you have uterine fibroids and are symptomatic, you have a choice in your treatment options. Our team offers uterine fibroid embolization (UFE)—a proven, effective alternative to surgery to treat uterine fibroids, with less risk, less pain and less recovery time.

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Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral Artery Disease

This buildup—called plaque—narrows your arteries, often reducing or blocking the flow of blood. Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is most commonly seen in the legs, but also can be present in the arteries that carry blood from your heart to your head, arms, kidneys and stomach. Nearly everyone who has PAD­, even those who do not have leg symptoms, suffer from an inability to walk as fast or as far as they could before PAD. In all, PAD affects 8 to 12 million people in the United States, especially those that are 50 and older. If you are diagnosed with PAD, the sooner you are treated, the lower your risk of the disease progressing. Talk to our team about minimally invasive treatment options.

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Procedures Include:

Varicocele Embolization

Varicocele Embolization

A varicocele is a varicose vein of the testicle and scrotum that may cause pain, testicular atrophy (shrinkage) or fertility problems. Veins contain one-way valves that work to allow blood to flow from the testicles and scrotum back to the heart. When these valves fail, the blood pools and enlarges the veins around the testicle in the scrotum to cause a varicocele. As a treatment, urologists often suggest open surgical ligation, but Augusta Vascular Center can offer varicocele embolization, which is as effective as surgery with less risk, less pain and less recovery time.

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Pelvic Congestion Syndrome Treatment

Pelvic Congestion Syndrome Treatment

Pelvic pain can greatly impact your quality of life and make it difficult to work, sleep or move around. Pelvic pain may be caused by varicose veins in the lower abdomen or around your ovaries. Varicose veins that develop around the ovaries can be safely and effectively treated using a minimally invasive procedure. If you have been diagnosed and are suffering from pelvic pain, contact our team to schedule your personal consultation.

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IVC Filter Placement and Removal Procedure

IVC Filter Placement and Removal Procedure

An IVC filter is a medical device that can help prevent blood clots from traveling up your legs and into to your heart and lungs. IVC filter placement and removal are minimally invasive procedures that can be performed safely in our comfortable outpatient center. Contact our team to schedule your personal consultation.

Learn More About IVC Filter Placement and Removal Procedure
Port or PICC Line Placement

Port or PICC Line Placement

If you are receiving treatment such as chemotherapy, it may involve frequent injections and the need for accessible veins. A port or PICC placement can help make these procedures more comfortable for you, especially if your treatment requires frequent access to the bloodstream for medication delivery or blood withdrawal. Talk to our team about how you can spare your veins from frequent needle sticks.

Learn More About Port or PICC Line Placement
Interventional Oncology Treatments

Interventional Oncology Treatments

We offer a range or minimally invasive treatments in a safe and comfortable outpatient setting for oncology patients. At our state-of-the-art center, we use the latest in image-guided technology to treat cancerous tumors. Our team can target and treat your cancer, providing you with comprehensive care.

Learn More About Interventional Oncology Treatments
Hemorrhoid Embolization

Hemorrhoid Embolization

Hemorrhoid embolization is a minimally invasive treatment for internal hemorrhoids that offers long-lasting relief from rectal bleeding. Hemorrhoids form when abnormal connections are made between arteries and veins in the rectum. Embolization works by blocking these abnormal blood vessel connections, which eliminates the bleeding.

Azura Vascular Care Brand Rolls Out In Northeast Florida

MALVERN, Pa., (May 16, 2019) –American Access Care of Jacksonville today announced that, as part of a phased brand rollout, it will now be known as Azura Vascular Care Jacksonville. Rishi Razdan, MD, board certified in both Diagnostic Radiology and Vascular and Interventional Radiology, is the Medical Director of the facility and leads this highly trained clinical team specializing in dialysis access management for patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), minimally invasive vascular procedures, and image-guided oncologic treatments. Azura Vascular Care Jacksonville is located at 2416 Dunn Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida.
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Azura Vascular Care Examines Patient Specific Risk Factors During Access Surgery

Abstract highlighted at the American Society of Nephrology’s 2018 Kidney Week Symposium MALVERN, Pa., Oct. 26, 2018 – Azura Vascular Care, a national leader in outpatient, minimally invasive vascular specialty services including dialysis access management, announces that a retrospective analysis of patient data suggests anemia may contribute to complications during dialysis vascular access (VA) interventions and increase the risk of hospitalization.
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Fresenius Vascular Care Announces New Name to Reflect Company’s Strategic Transformation

Malvern, PA, June 20, 2017 Fresenius Vascular Care, a national network of outpatient vascular care and ambulatory surgery centers that specialize in minimally invasive techniques to treat and manage a wide range of vascular conditions, has today announced its new name, Azura Vascular Care, as part of a strategic rebranding initiative.
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Fresenius Medical Care Acquires American Access Care

Germany's Fresenius Medical Care has acquired the US-based company American Access Care Holdings (AAC) for $385 million.
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Fresenius Medical Care of North America Announces Acquisition of National Vascular Care

Fresenius Medical Care, the world's largest provider of dialysis services and products, today announced that its subsidiary, U.S. Vascular Access Holdings, LLC has completed the acquisition of National Vascular Care, Inc. Based in Rosemont, Pennsylvania, National Vascular Care is a premier provider of vascular services that works in partnership with leading vascular surgeons, nephrologists, interventional radiologists and cardiologists throughout the United States to develop, own and manage specialty outpatient surgery centers dedicated to improving the delivery of vascular care in the U.S.
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