Hazem El-Arousy, MD, PhD, is a board-certified vascular surgeon with the Orlando Health Heart & Vascular Institute. He treats patients with acute peripheral arterial blockages and require emergency care as well as those who have been referred by their primary care physician.
Vascular Surgery Specialist
As a highly trained and experienced vascular surgeon, Dr. El-Arousy is capable of treating arterial blockings. He and his team move quickly to identify the location of the blockage and perform the most appropriate procedure to restore blood flow to affected areas. While many blockages can be treated with minimally invasive surgery, others require more complex procedures such as bypass surgery. To determine the best approach, he may use one or more diagnostic tests, including:
- Blood pressure comparison of arms and legs
- Vascular ultrasounds
- Ankle-Brachial Indexes
- Blood vessel CT and MRI
- Blood tests
- Treadmill tests
- Skin perfusion studies
Dr. El-Arousy's Training
Dr. El-Arousy began his education and training at Cairo University in Egypt where he earned his medical degree, a master's degree in general surgery, and a doctorate in surgery. He also completed a general and vascular surgery residency at Cairo University Hospitals and was then appointed an assistant lecturer of general and vascular surgery at Cairo University.
He continued his postdoctoral training at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania, as a general surgery resident, which was followed by a residency and fellowship in vascular surgery at The Cleveland Clinic in Ohio.
About Dr. El-Arousy
In addition to certification by the American Board of Vascular Surgery, Dr. El-Arousy is a member of the American Medical Association, American Vascular Association, and The Royal College of Surgeons of England. He is also well published in several peer-reviewed publications.