Vascular Surgery

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital works in coordination with MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute's vascular surgery program, the largest, most experienced diagnostic and treatment center for vascular problems in the metropolitan area. Our specialists treat the most critical vascular patients, resulting in excellent outcomes. Our team includes vascular medicine specialists, vascular surgeons, interventional cardiologists and radiologists who work together to ensure a well-rounded approach to your care.

MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute is a national leader in research, diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease. With more than 140 physician specialists across nine MedStar acute-care hospitals, we are consistently ranked as one of the nation’s top cardiac programs by U.S.News & World Report and The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and have been the premier destination for cardiac care in the region for more than 55 years. In January, 2013, MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute entered into a unique, first-of-its-kind alliance with Cleveland Clinic, the #1 heart program in the nation, resulting in enhanced access to advanced, innovative cardiovascular care and research throughout the mid-Atlantic.

Experience and Expertise

Our vascular medicine specialists and vascular surgeons evaluate and treat the widest spectrum of vascular disease. Our vascular lab is accredited by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories, and members of our staff are registered vascular technologists, ensuring the highest quality of care and sophisticated diagnostic testing available. Meet two of our surgeons below. 

Angiography Suite 

MedStar St. Mary's Hospital's new state-of-the-art angiography suite allows endovascular procedures to be performed on-site. These include angiography, angioplasty, atherectomy, stenting, stent grafting, vein ablation, and insertion of venous inferior cava filters. Conventional surgeries may include aortic aneurysm repair, vein stripping for varicose veins, creation of arterial fistula or graft for dialysis, lower extremity bypass, and the insertion of a venous access device for chemotherapy or dialysis. 

Vascular Conditions Treated

Vascular Diagnosis

  • Abdominal aortic ultrasound
  • Angiography
  • Ankle-brachial Index
  • Arterial duplex scan
  • Arteriogram
  • Computerized tomographic angiography (CTA)
  • Doppler
  • Ultrasound
  • Magnetic Resonance Angiography (MRA)
  • Pulse Volume Recordings

Vascular Treatments

Arthur Flatau, MD
MedStar Heart and Vascular Institute
General and Vascular Surgery

Medical School: University of South Florida
Internship/Residency: University of South Florida
Fellowship Program: University of South Florida

Specialty Physicians at St. Mary’s
25500 Point Lookout Road
Outpatient Pavilion, Suite 250
Leonardtown, MD 20650
Phone: (240) 434-4072 
Fax: (240) 434-7651

John Harvey, MD
MedStar Shah Medical Group
General and Vascular Surgery

Fellowship Program:  Englewood Hospital &  Medical Center
Residency Program:  Montefiore Medical Center
Medical School: University of Edinburgh

Philip J. Bean Medical Center
24035 Three Notch Rd
Hollywood, MD 20636
Phone: (301) 373-7900
Fax: (301) 373-6900