Carotid artery disease blocks the arteries to the brain and is a leading cause of stroke. Dr. Zakhary has vast experience in treating carotid artery disease. Dr. Zakhary is board certified in vascular surgery and general surgery. He has completed 7 years of formal surgical training including a vascular and endovascular surgery fellowship at Baylor University.
The most common treatment for carotid stenosis is carotid endarterectomy. Successful treatment involves good pre-operative diagnosis and work-up, good operative technique, and good peri-operative care. Dr. Zakhary provides all three of these components of care which results in excellent surgical outcomes.
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