Joseph D. Vijungco, MD, a Vascular Surgeon with Discover Vein and Vascular Center of Arizona

Get to know Vascular Surgeon Dr. Joseph D. Vijungco, who serves patients in Chandler and Mesa, Arizona.

Dr. Vijungco is a board-certified vascular surgeon who is currently serving patients at Discover Vein and Vascular Center of Arizona in Chandler and Mesa, Arizona. Since 2012, Arizona’s Discover Vein and Vascular Center has been passionately committed to providing nothing but excellent vein and vascular services to patients. The Center treats a complete range of peripheral vascular complications –  carotid disease, aneurysms, peripheral arterial disease (PAD), renal artery stenosis, mesenteric artery stenosis, dialysis access creation, venous insufficiency, and varicose veins. “Discover” stands for dedication, innovation, satisfaction, compassion, outstanding, value, excellence, and respect. 

Dr. Vijungco is also certified as a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT). This experience gives him expert knowledge in the interpretation of vascular ultrasound. He is able to interpret the hemodynamics of carotid ultrasound, aortic ultrasound, mesenteric ultrasound, renal ultrasound, arterial ultrasound of the arms and legs, dialysis access ultrasound, as well as venous ultrasound of the arms and legs.

Dr. Vijungco earned his medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 1996. He received his training in peripheral vascular surgery at the prestigious Northwestern University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois – a world renowned university for the advancement of vascular surgery. During his tenure at Northwestern University, he was awarded first place in the Annual Research Science Award for his research in abdominal aortic aneurysms. 

Dr. Vijungco is board-certified in surgery by the American Board of Surgery (ABS). The ABS is an independent, non-profit organization located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, founded for the purpose of certifying surgeons who have met a defined standard of education, training, and knowledge.

Dr. Vijungco has conducted numerous publications on the management of carotid disease.  He has also written a book chapter on endovascular techniques for the American Board of Surgery.  

Vascular surgery is a surgical subspecialty in which diseases of the vascular system, or arteries, veins and lymphatic circulation, are managed by medical therapy, minimally-invasive catheter procedures, and surgical reconstruction. A vascular surgeon diagnoses, treats, and manages conditions in the arteries and veins, also called the blood vessels. These specialists treat a range of health problems, from spider and varicose veins to life-threatening aneurysms, and can help patients manage chronic conditions throughout their lives. Dr. Vijungco has a wealth of experience in the management of advanced arterial disease and venous disease.

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