James M. Scanlon, MD, FACS
James M. Scanlon, MD is a board certified Vascular Surgeon. Dr. Scanlon earned his medical degree with distinction from The George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He completed his internship and residency in general surgery at The George Washington University Medical Center, which included a research fellowship in trauma/critical care at Inova Fairfax Hospital. He then completed his fellowship in vascular and endovascular surgery at Georgetown University and the Washington Hospital Center also in Washington, D.C. Dr. Scanlon has published several research articles in peer-reviewed journals, authored invited commentary for surgical journals and several text book chapters, and presented original research topics at national surgical meetings.
Dr. Scanlon is board certified in both vascular and general surgery by the American Board of Surgery.
His special interests and training are in minimally invasive and open surgical treatment of carotid, aortic, renal and peripheral arterial disease, as well as the treatment of venous disorders such as vein clots, varicose veins and other cosmetic vein problems.
Dr. Scanlon is a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery, the International Society for Endovascular Specialists, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.