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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

Atherosclerosis | Ulcerations and Gangrene of the Lower Extremitie

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Pioneering minimally invasive vascular surgery techniques in outpatient settings

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  • 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 is a board-certified vascular surgeon specializing in all aspects of vascular treatment of arterial and venous disorders. He is professor emeritus of surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, and also a Fellow of the American College of Surgery. Prior to joining University Vascular Associates, Dr. Lin served as [...]

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