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Division of
Vascular Surgery and
Endovascular Therapy
Vascular Laboratory

The Vascular Laboratory is an Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL) accredited facility that serves both inpatients and outpatients in our state of the art equipped sites. The laboratory is staffed by highly qualified technologists who are certified Registered Vascular Technologists (RVT) with credentials from the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. The laboratory staff performs over 12,000 tests per year. The laboratory performs testing utilizing ICAVL approved protocols and participates in testing for clinical trials.

Grace Wang
G. Wang
Medical Director
Scott Dmrauer
S. Damrauer
Ronald Fairman
R. Fairman
Paul Foley
P. Foley
Ben Jackson
B. Jackson
Venkat Kalapatapu
V. Kalapatapu
Emile Mohler
E. Mohler
Our Mission Statement
The mission of the Vascular Laboratory at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of peripheral vascular disease through:
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Technical Director
  • Julia T. Davis, MS, RN, RVT 
Technical Staff
  • Jason Calligaro, BS, RVT
  • Joseph Fleckenstein, BS, RVT
  • Abby Gerding BS, RCDS, RVT
  • Jayshree Mahida, BS, RCDS, RVT
  • Eileen R. Mathers, RVT
  • Courtney Sheehan, BS, RVT
Per-Diem Technical Staff
  • Melanie Kinkler BS, RVT
  • Deborah Rodgers, BS, RVT
  • Larisa Snider, BS, RDMS
Support Staff
  • Tonya Pettigrew, Patient Services Associate, Inpatient Lab
Tests Performed
Arterial Physiological Testing
  • Lower Extremity Pulse Volume Recordings and Segmental Pressures including Ankle-Brachial Index and Toe-Brachial Index
  • Upper Extremity Pulse Volume Recordings and Segmental Pressures
  • Digital Photoplethysmography and Pressures
Arterial Color Flow Duplex Ultrasonography
  • Arterial Duplex Ultrasonography Evaluation of Bypass Grafts
  • Arterial Duplex Ultrasonography of Lower and Upper Extremity Arteries
  • Evaluation for Pseudoaneurysm and Ultrasound Guided Thrombin Injections performed by an attending Vascular Surgeon
  • Radial artery Mapping prior to Coronary Artery Bypass
  • Evaluation of dialysis access fistula and grafts
Carotid Artery Color Flow Duplex Ultrasonography
  • Evaluation of Carotid Arteries, Vertebral Arteries and Subclavian Arteries
  • Carotid Intima-Medial Thickening Evaluations (self-pay)
Venous Color Flow Duplex Ultrasonography
  • Venous Duplex evaluation for Deep Vein Thrombosis  of upper and lower extremities
  • Venous Duplex evaluation for venous insufficiency
  • Pre-operative vein mapping prior to bypass surgery and dialysis access placement
Abdominal/Visceral Duplex Ultrasonography
  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm and evaluation of aortic stent grafts
  • Renal Artery Duplex
  • Evaluation of Liver Transplant
  • Mesenteric Duplex
Inpatient Lab
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
3400 Spruce Street, 6 Dulles
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Outpatient Lab
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Heart and Vascular Testing
3400 Civic Center Boulevard, Ground Floor East Pavilion
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-662-2084   prompt 1 for inpatient requests
                                    prompt 2 for outpatient requests
Fax: 215-349-8555 or 215-615-8558
Hours of operation: 7:30 AM- 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday


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