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University Vascular Associates is a comprehensive, full-service vascular surgery practice located in Los Angeles, California. Our mission is to provide patients the highest quality care in the diagnosis and treatment of peripheral vascular and other vascular-related diseases. Our physicians are pioneers in the use of minimally invasive techniques in outpatient settings and we treat patients with the following conditions:

Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) |   Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA)

Hemodialysis Access   |   Carotid Artery Disease

Deep Vein Thrombosis |  Renal Artery Disease

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome | Varicose Veins

Ulcerations and Gangrene of the Lower Extremities|Uterine Fibroids

We are proud of our organization.

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Meet Our Doctors

  • Samuel Ahn, MD, FACS

    Samuel Ahn, MD, FACS

    Dr. Ahn is a board-certified vascular surgeon and attending surgeon at the UCLA Medical Center, the Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center, and St John’s Health Center in Santa Monica. Before founding UVA, Dr. Ahn was on the full time faculty at UCLA from 1986 to 2006, serving as full Professor of Surgery [...]

  • Rhoda Leichter, MD, FACS

    Rhoda Leichter, MD, FACS

    Dr. Leichter, a graduate of Harvard Medical School, is a board-certified vascular surgeon and Fellow of the American College of Surgery. She did her residency in general surgery at Brown University, and was Chief Resident at UCSF Medical School. She did her Fellowship in Vascular Surgery at the Department of [...]

  • Marius Saines, MD

    Marius Saines, MD

    Dr. Saines completed his medical degree at Brussels University and postgraduate training in New York City and Los Angeles. Since then, he has been in private practice in Los Angeles for over 25 years. He is the founder of the Marina Del Rey Veins Clinic . He was Chairman of Surgery at Centinela Hospital and [...]

  • Peter H. Lin, MD, FACS

    Peter H. Lin, MD, FACS

    Dr. Peter H. Lin served as Chief of Vascular Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine before joining University Vascular Associates in 2015. He is a board-certified vascular surgeon specializing in all aspects of vascular treatment of arterial and venous disorders. He is currently professor emeritus of surgery at Baylor College [...]

  • Jenny Lee, MD, FACS

    Jenny Lee, MD, FACS

    Dr. Lee is a graduate of the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC). A native of southern California, she pursued her undergraduate studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) where she received her Bachelor of Science degree. Dr. Lee completed both internship and residency [...]

  • Mathew Cheung, DO

    Mathew Cheung, DO

    Mathew Cheung, DO is a Los Angeles native. He studied medicine at Western University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pomona, CA. He went on to do his post graduate training in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery at the Osteopathic colleges of New York and Philadelphia, earning board certification in both [...]

  • Michael Lalezarian, MD

    Michael Lalezarian, MD

    Dr. Lalezarian is a double board-certified fellowship-trained Vascular and Interventional Radiologist. He received his medical degree from David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA where he was inducted in the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society for finishing at the top of his class. He completed both his Radiology Residency and [...]

  • Adrian Vlada, MD

    Adrian Vlada, MD

    Dr. Adrian Claudiu Vlada, MB BCh studied medicine at University College Dublin in Ireland.  Following a surgical internship at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, he completed his general surgical residency at the University of Florida.  Thereafter, he spent two years in Saint Louis, finishing a vascular surgery fellowship at Washington [...]

  • Ali Golshan, MD

    Ali Golshan, MD

    Dr. Golshan received his BS from UCLA, where he graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He enrolled in the dual MD/MBA program at UCLA and concurrently earned his MBA from the Anderson School of Business, where he was awarded the Leo G. Rigler Award (given to one graduating [...]