Vascular Medicine Logan Utah

About Dr. Kraiss
Larry W Kraiss MD is Professor and Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery at the University of Utah. He is a graduate of Vanguard University of Southern California (BA: Science-Chemistry) and Baylor College of Medicine (MD). He took his general and vascular surgical training at the University of Washington in Seattle where he also spent three years in the vascular biology research laboratory of Dr. Alexander Clowes.

Dr. Kraiss joined the faculty at the University of Utah in 1995 where he established an NIH-funded research laboratory studying translational control in endothelial cells and was named vascular surgery division chief in 2003. He is also director of the vascular surgery fellowship program at the University of Utah and maintains a broad-based vascular surgery practice at the University of Utah.

Vascular Medicine

Vascular medicine is a specialty of surgery in which diseases of the vascular system, arteries and veins, are managed by medical therapy, minimally invasive procedures and surgical reconstruction.

Services provided by Dr. Kraiss:

  • Extracranial Cerebrovascular Disease (Vertebral & Carotid, Including Stenting)
  • Upper Extremity Arterial Disease
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Aortic Disease (Thoracic & Abdominal)
  • Mesenteric Vascular Disease (Arterial & Venous)
  • Renal Artery Disease (Including Renovascular Hypertension)
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
    • Aorto-Iliac
    • Femoro-Popliteal
    • Tibial
    • Claudication
    • Limb Salvage
    • Diabetic Vascular Disease
  • Peripheral Aneurysms (Femoral & Popliteal)
  • Venous Problems
    • Chronic Venous Insufficiency
    • Venous Ulcers
    • Varicose Veins
    • May-Thurner Syndrome
    • Venous Claudication
    • Central Venous Occlusions
  • Lymphedema
  • Wound Care & Evaluation
  • Dialysis Access
  • Non-Invasive Vascular Imaging (vascular laboratory ultrasound)
    • Ankle-Brachial Index (ABI)
    • Venous Duplex Ultrasound
    • Carotid Duplex Ultrasound
    • Aortic Aneurysm Evaluation
    • Dialysis Access Evaluation
    • Renal Artery Duplex Ultrasound
    • Mesenteric Artery Duplex Ultrasound
  • Digital Photoplethysmography (PPG testing)