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The Division of Vascular Diseases and Surgery at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center specializes in the comprehensive care of diseases of the arteries, veins, and lymphatic system. This means we offer complete care for your vascular condition, from your initial visit, to diagnostic testing, interventional or minimally invasive endovascular treatments (such as stenting and angioplasty), open surgical treatments (such as bypass surgery), and most importantly, ongoing lifelong post-treatment care as needed. Common conditions that we treat include:

Please click these links for more information on these and other conditions that we treat, or to see if you should make an appointment with one of our specialists.

For more information on vascular conditions, tests and treatments please click Vascular podcast

Click here to watch a video of Dr. Jean Starr discussing vascular care at the Wexner Medical Center

Outpatients are seen in Columbus on Knightsbridge Boulevard and at University Hospital East and also in outreach clinics in Washington Court House, Ashland, Marysville, Upper Sandusky, and Bellefontaine for ease of patient access. We are proud of our personalized approach to each and every person we care for and perennially have one of the highest patient satisfaction ratings in the Medical Center.

Ultrasound testing is intimately involved in the diagnosis and treatment of most vascular problems. We have an ICAVL-accredited vascular ultrasound lab that services both the Ross Heart Hospital and our Knightsbridge Boulevard outpatient clinic. Our vascular sonographers are experienced and perform tests of the highest quality, ensuring accurate and rapid diagnosis of conditions, with results immediately available to the physicians. Many tests are done the same day of your office visit.

Outpatient and inpatient surgeries and some diagnostic tests are performed at the Richard M. Ross Heart Hospital, on the campus of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. The Ross Heart Hospital is a dedicated state of the art heart and vascular facility that is an American Nurses Credentialing Center designated Magnet Hospital. The Ohio State University Medical Center made the U.S. News and World Report Honor Roll for 2011 - 2012 as one of the best hospitals in the U.S. The Knightsbridge Vascular Surgery clinic achieved another Quarterly Patient Satisfaction Award for the October, November and December 2013. They achieved a 94.7% rating for the quarter! This rating is based on survey responses from patients who have been seen in the clinics, related to the question “Would you recommend this provider”. Patients also answer questions related to clinic staff. The quarterly ratings for these areas were: Office Staff 92.5%, Nurse/Assistant 95.8%. and Team Assessment 95.5%. Click here for Maps and Directions

Ohio State’s Comprehensive Wound Center Limb Preservation Program

The Limb Preservation Program within Ohio State’s Comprehensive Wound Center offers highly skilled specialists from multiple areas, along with the latest treatments and technology for limb-threatening conditions. The program is located at OSU Hospital East.

To make an appointment or ask a question, please call 614-293-8536.

If you are a friend or patient of the Division and are interested in finding out ways to support our mission, please contact Dawn Sagle at 614-293-5136.


Outpatient treatment of varicose veins and spider veins is done at our VeinSolutions office on Knightsbridge Boulevard in Columbus. We offer sclerotherapy, phlebectomy, endovenous laser therapy, and radiofrequency ablation in a comfortable, relaxing outpatient office environment. These procedures can be done for cosmetic improvement, or to treat symptoms such as swelling, pain, heaviness, or ulcers related to venous disease.

To reach our VeinSolutions office, please call 614-366-8346.

For more information please click VeinSolutions website