Elizabeth Pensler, DO, Vascular Surgeon with Pensler Vein and Vascular Surgical Institute

Get to know Vascular Surgeon Dr. Elizabeth Pensler, who serves the population of Michigan.

Dr. Pensler completed her undergraduate degree with the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. Furthering her education she graduated with her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Degree from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in the College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas city, Missouri, in 2007, giving her over a decade of experience in her field. After obtaining her degree she completed her General Surgery Residency within the Henry Ford Health Systems. Wanting to further her training she then completed her Vascular Surgery Fellowship at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center.

Dr. Pensler is dual certified in Surgery and Vascular Surgery with the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery. She currently practices within her private practice Pensler Vein and Vascular Surgical Institute and is affiliated with the Pensler Vein and Vascular Surgical Institute and Henry Ford Health System. She holds an expertise in minimally invasive, endovascular procedures, and treats abdominal and iliac artery aneurysms, carotid artery arteriosclerosis with stroke and, tia (mini stroke), leg pain, intermittent claudication and rest pain, varicose veins, spider veins, leg swelling, leg ulcers and wounds, hemodialysis access with need for catheters, fistulas and grafts, problems with catheters, fistulas and grafts, and abdominal pain- mesenteric ischemia.

Vascular conditions affect the veins and arteries in your body, which conduct oxygen to every living cell. Think of your veins and arteries as expressways or rivers. When there are traffic jams or road construction,  or when dams break, trouble ensues. But in most cases, vascular conditions are highly treatable, often without surgery. It is important to see a vascular surgeon, even when surgery is not needed. Vascular surgeons specialize in treatments of every kind of vascular problem except those of the heart (treated by cardiovascular surgeons) and the brain (treated by neurosurgeons). A common condition such as atherosclerosis may show up in the legs, for example, but affects the whole body. Vascular surgeons will talk to you about how exercise, diet and medication can be the first step in regaining your health. When surgery is needed, vascular surgeons are trained in all types of interventions, not just one or two.

Learn More about Dr. Elizabeth Pensler:

Through her findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/1223124-Elizabeth-Pensler-surgeon-Warren-MI-48089 Her private practice, https://drpensler.com/

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