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Wellesley, MA Office

Dr. Lawrence Garcia Joins The Vascular Care Group, Newton-Wellesley

Internationally recognized physician brings decades of innovative care to the growing group practice.
WELLESLEY, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Vascular Care Group, a state-of-the art practice committed to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of vascular disease, is pleased to announce that Dr. Lawrence Garcia has joined the Wellesley center. Lawrence A. Garcia, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, is a Board-certified interventional cardiologist with a focus on peripheral vascular disease. He will work alongside Christopher J. Kwolek, MD, MBA, FACS, R. Todd Lancaster, MD, MPH, RPVI, and Zachary B. Fang, MD, MSc.

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Dr. Scott D. James Becomes Leading Physician of The Vascular Care Group, Plymouth

Decorated vascular surgeon Dr. James brings over two decades of experience to outpatient care center
PLYMOUTH, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Vascular Care Group (TVCG), announced today the opening of a new, state-of-the-art vascular center, located in Plymouth, Mass. Scott D. James, DO, RPVI will serve as the center’s lead vascular surgeon, bringing over two decades of experience treating a wide array of vascular conditions in and around the Plymouth community. The Plymouth vascular care center will be TVCG’s tenth location in Massachusetts, reinforcing the team’s commitment to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of vascular disease in Massachusetts communities.

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The Vascular Care Group Welcomes Nationally Recognized Vein Expert Dr. Harold J. Welch

Decorated physician brings 30+ years of experience to patients on Cape Cod
HYANNIS, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Vascular Care Group (TVCG), a state-of-the art practice committed to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of vascular disease, is pleased to announce that Harold J. Welch, MD, FACS, RVT, RPVI has recently joined the Hyannis, Mass. location. Recognized as one of Boston’s “Top Doctors” in Boston Magazine multiple times, Dr. Welch brings more than 30 years of surgical experience and expertise to patients seeking care for all facets of vascular surgery on Cape Cod and the islands.

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Dr. Daniel Gorin of The Vascular Care Group: 5 Things You Need To Know To Create a Highly Successful Private Practice

Support your people. — Empower those who work for and with you. Great leaders often use the term “we” and not “me,” so let your employees take credit for their successes and encourage them to learn from their mistakes
As a part of our interview series with prominent medical professionals called “5 Things You Need To Know To Create a Highly Successful Private Practice” I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Daniel R. Gorin.
With over twenty years of experience running his own private practices, Dr. Daniel Gorin, founding partner of The Vascular Care Group and board member of Mangrove Management Partners, is well-versed in what it takes to make a practice successful. For the last eight years, he has been the lead vascular surgeon at The Vascular Care Group’s Hyannis location, one of the first outpatient endovascular care centers in Massachusetts. His center also serves as a key location for The Vascular Care Group, training new staff and serving as a support system for TVCG’s other locations.

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Congratulations to Dr. Christopher J. Kwolek and Dr. R. Todd Lancaster on being named Top Doctors™ 2022 by Boston Magazine!

Congratulations to Dr. Christopher J. Kwolek and Dr. R. Todd Lancaster on being named Top Doctors™ 2022 by Boston Magazine! The region’s finest physicians, each nominated by their peers and rigorously vetted, received this coveted award. We are so proud of both Dr. Kwolek and Dr. Lancaster! Learn more here: https://www.bostonmagazine.com/health/2022/01/25/top-doctors-boston-area/

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Congratulations to Dr. Edward Arous

Congratulations to Dr. Edward Arous who was recently appointed to the Society for Vascular Surgery Young Surgeons Section Steering Committee! The committee’s mission is to foster and accelerate the learning and career development of young surgeons within the first 10 years of practice. Dr. Arous is one of 12 young surgeons on the committee. Learn more

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Congressman James McGovern visits Leominster’s Vascular Care Group to discuss concerns over sub-specialties cuts

LEOMINSTER — U.S. Rep. James McGovern visited The Vascular Care Group in December to listen to staff concerns about the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently announcing cuts to various sub-specialties, including vascular care. “As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations rise, these cuts will only further the strain on health care systems as patients delay preventative care and arrive in already overloaded emergency rooms,” said Dr. Stephen Hoenig, lead physician at The Vascular Care Group. Hoenig is a longtime vascular surgeon and founding member of the practice group. He said that ultimately the cuts “disproportionately impact independent physician practices who care for patients with critical, life-threatening conditions.”

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Dr. Sebastian DiDato joins The Vascular Care Group

Dr. DiDato brings 15-plus years of experience to the Leominster center.

LEOMINSTER, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Vascular Care Group (TVCG), a state-of-the art practice committed to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of vascular disease, today announced the hiring of Sebastian DiDato, MD, FACS, RPVI, MPH to its Leominster, Mass. location. Dr. DiDato will support the practice’s mission to provide comprehensive vascular care for patients in the area with aortic disease, peripheral vascular disease, carotid disease, mesenteric vascular disease, dialysis access and venous disease.

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Vascular surgeon successfully completes first procedure of its kind at Leominster outpatient center

Vascular surgeon and founding member of The Vascular Care Group Dr. Stephen Hoenig (far right) with his team, including Dr. Sebastian DiDato (second from left), who recently helped him successfully complete a percutaneous femoral-popliteal artery bypass at the Leominster location, the first procedure of its kind in the state in an outpatient setting. (COURTESY THE VASCULAR CARE GROUP)

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Dr. Stephen J. Hoenig Completes First-of-its-Kind Procedure at The Vascular Care Group, Leominster

Minimally invasive procedure decreases recovery time and demonstrates new opportunities in outpatient care.

LEOMINSTER, Mass.–The Vascular Care Group (TVCG), a state-of-the art practice committed to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of vascular disease, today announced Stephen J. Hoenig M.D. successfully completed a percutaneous femoral-popliteal artery bypass at the Leominster, Mass. location of TVCG, marking one of the first such procedures in an outpatient setting in the state. TVCG has centered its treatment model around optimizing the patient experience, providing advanced vascular interventions outside of the traditional hospital setting, and mitigating unnecessary expense. The success of this cutting-edge, minimally invasive procedure marks another step toward that mission.

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