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Dr. Tucker - Wanda's Story, Lapiplasty Bunion Removal Jul 29th, 2021

For Wanda, every morning in Bartlett, Tennessee starts with a visit to the gym for her favorite classes and the spin bike. She also plays tennis and often walks a lot in the park with a friend. As a result of her active lifestyle, she spent “about 10-12 hours a...

The Real Costs Of Treating Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI) with Major Amputation Jun 10th, 2020

BEAUFORT S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A recent ProPublica article spotlights racial disparities in amputation in the Mississippi Delta and enumerates the tragic human consequences of amputation, as well as the limb preservation efforts of Dr. Fakorede and his team. Commenting on disparities in CLI treatment, Mary L. Yost, President of THE SAGE GROUP...

COVID-19 Mar 26th, 2020

The Vascular Institute is closely monitoring the global COVID-19 outbreak.    During this time, our facility is OPEN. We will continue to see essential consults and perform necessary procedures. Our goal is to ensure a safe place for our patients, their families and our employees. To prevent the spread of...

Patient-Centered Care Mar 17th, 2020

Hearing back from our patients is so rewarding!   Dr. Dias Perera recieved this letter in the mail from one of his patients thanking him for the wonderful care that was provided at The Vascular Institute. Our surgeons strive to create personal relationships with each of their patients. Our goal...

Limb Preservation Experts Mar 13th, 2020

Did you know...   The Memphis-Metro area has one of the highest amputation rates in the entire country. There are 300-500 amputations performed every day. 2.1 million people are living with limb loss in the USA and that number is expected to DOUBLE by 2050.   WHY is this happening??...