Posts by Brad Thomas

Baptist Health Louisville Scores Highest Ranking

Louisville, KY. – The Society for Vascular Surgery’s Vascular Quality Initiative (SVS VQI) has awarded the Baptist Health Louisville vascular program three stars for its active participation in the Registry Participation Program.  Less than 15% of the nearly 800 programs participating are able to achieve this top score.  The mission of the SVS VQI is to improve patient […]

Comprehensive Varicose Vein Care with Surgical Care Associates/Ultimate Vein Care

Introduction: Varicose veins can be both unsightly and uncomfortable, but thankfully the Board Certified Vascular Surgeons at Surgical Care Associates/Ultimate Vein Care are here to help. With their combined experience of over 55 years in varicose vein treatments, you can trust that you’ll receive the best medical treatment available to relieve your symptoms. Let’s take […]

High Performing in AAA Care

U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in hospital rankings and consumer advice, has again named Baptist Health Louisville as a 2022-2023 High Performing hospital for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair. This is the highest award a hospital can earn for U.S. News’ Best Hospitals Procedures & Conditions ratings. The annual Procedures & Conditions ratings […]

SCA Welcomes Dr. Beau Bush!

Dr. Bush joined Surgical Care Associates in August of 2022. He is a native of Alabama. He completed Medical School at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and went on to complete his internship and residency at the University of Louisville in 2020. He completed her vascular fellowship at the University of Tennessee […]

Surgical Care Associates Puts PAD Treatment on the Cutting Edge with The Tack Endovascular System

Surgical Care Associates (SCA) is proud to announce that they are the first in the area to use The Tack endovascular system, a groundbreaking technology designed to treat PAD (Peripheral Arterial Disease). PAD is a form of vascular disease that affects millions of people and can be debilitating if left untreated. The Tack endovascular system […]

SCA welcomes Dr. Ashlee Vinyard!

Surgical Care Associates welcomes the addition of Dr. Ashlee Vinyard. She is a native of Alabama. She completed Medical School at the University of Alabama Birmingham in 2014 and went on to complete her internship and residency at the University of Mississippi in 2019. She completed her vascular fellowship at the Baylor University Medical Center. […]

AAA Screening

Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) are a serious health condition that can cause life-threatening complications if left untreated. Screening for AAA is important to identify individuals at risk of developing the disease, and early diagnosis and treatment is essential to prevent potential devastating outcomes. In this blog post, we will discuss why screening for abdominal aortic […]

SCA welcomes Dr. David Lipski!

A Wisconsin native, Dr. David Lipski completed surgical training at the University of Louisville and Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He returned to Louisville in 1997 and has been practicing here ever since. He is a fellowship trained vascular surgeon and is a diplomate of both the American Board of Vascular Surgery and the American […]

Ultimate Vein Care 1st to offer VenaSeal

Dr. Jung and colleges at Ultimate Vein Care are very proud to be the first Vein Specialists in the state of Kentucky and one of select clinics in the country to offer the new VenaSeal™ Closure Procedure. This is an FDA approved device for the treatment of saphenous vein reflux that was recently commercially released […]

Surgical Care Associates Vascular Lab Earns Vascular Testing Reaccreditation by the IAC

Early detection of life threatening heart disorders, stroke and other diseases is possible through the use of vascular testing procedures performed within hospitals, outpatient centers and physicians’ offices. Cardiovascular diseases are the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. On average, one American dies every 39 seconds of cardiovascular disease – disorders of the heart and […]