Recognition & Rewards
More vein procedures performed than any other vein doctor.
For the number of vein procedures performed.
For SX-C operators (directional atherectomy catheter).
Founder Hardeep S. Ahluwalia, MD, FACS
Dr. Ahluwalia is fellowship trained in vascular and endovascular surgery from Duke University and underwent additional fellowship training in the treatment of peripheral vascular disease at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View, CA. Dr. Ahluwalia is a Board Certified Vascular Surgeon whose specialties include, but are not limited to Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD), Thoracic and Abdominal Aneurysm Disease, Carotid Disease, Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT), Varicose Veins and Venous Disease.
- El Camino Hospital, Heart & Vascular Institute
- Duke University Medical Center, 2009
- Creighton University Medical Center, 2007
- University of California at Los Angeles, 2003
- Internship, Creighton University, 2001
- Bachelor's Degree, New York University, 1996
- Limb loss prevention
- Carotid disease
- Spinal access surgery
- Wound care
- Thoracic and abdominal aneurysm disease
- Dialysis access
- Varicose veins and vein disease
- Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)
- El Camino
- Hospital Stanford
- Good Samaritan
- St. Louise Regional
- Watsonville Community
Professional Memberships & Associations
The American Venous Forum (AVF)
The American Venous Forum (AVF) is dedicated to improving the care of patients with venous and lymphatic disease. Founded in 1987, AVF fosters cutting-edge research and clinical innovation and educates healthcare professionals, patients and policy makers about venous and lymphatic diseases. AVF’s leadership and membership are recognized internationally as thought leaders, expert investigators, and clinicians in venous and lymphatic disease.
The American College of Surgeons (ACS)
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) is a scientific and educational association of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to improve the quality of care for the surgical patient by setting high standards for surgical education and practice. The American College of Surgeons is dedicated to improving the care of the surgical patient and to safeguarding standards of care in an optimal and ethical practice environment.
The Vascular & Endovascular Surgery Society
The Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society (formerly the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society) was founded in 1976 as a national forum for young fellowship-trained vascular surgeons. From a modest beginning as the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Club, it has grown to an international society of more than 1000 members.
The Society for Vascular Surgery® (SVS)
The Society for Vascular Surgery® (SVS) is a not-for-profit professional medical society, composed primarily of vascular surgeons, that seeks to advance excellence and innovation in vascular health through education, advocacy, research and public awareness. SVS membership is widely recognized in the vascular community as a mark of professional achievement.