Patrick Vaccaro

Patrick Vaccaro, MD

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Physician What's this? A physician, or doctor, is extensively trained to diagnose and treat complex medical problems. Often, physicians focus their practice on certain disease categories, treatment methods or patient types. Physicians can diagnose and treat illness, prescribe medication, offer medical consultation and advice, perform surgery and more.

Appointments: (614) 293-8536

About Me

For me, patient care is a continuum of mental, physical and spiritual support throughout a patient's lifetime and in a sense, is a lifetime pact between the patient and physician.

The focus of my practice is on vascular disease – both medical and surgical – with an emphasis on surgical care. Specifically, I concentrate on all aspects of vascular surgery, including endovascular surgery.
I became interested in vascular surgery because it stimulated me more than any other aspect of surgery. It’s very challenging and requires a commitment to performing very technically precise operations.

In my spare time, I enjoy relaxing with my family, reading books about the Civil War and attending Ohio State football games.

Highlights

  • America’s Top Surgeons
  • Department of Surgery Teaching Excellence Award
  • Castle Connolly awarded 2015 Top Doctor for Vascular Surgery
  • Named to the Castle Connolly list of “Regional Top Doctors,” 2015–2018

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Vascular Diseases
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Abdominal
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Thoracic
  • Endovascular Procedures
  • Carotid Artery Diseases
  • Varicose Veins
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease
  • Compartment Syndromes
  • Cardiovascular Diseases

Locations Where I Practice

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Education and Training

Residency

General Surgery
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
7/1/1975 - 6/30/1980

Fellowship

Cardiovascular Surgery
Baylor University Medical Center
7/1/1980 - 6/30/1981

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My Background

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery
4/14/1980

American Board of Surgery (Subspecialty: Vascular Surgery)
11/16/1984

My Department

Surgery

My Division

Vascular Diseases and Surgery

Reviews

298 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

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  • Overall
    4.6 out of 5
  • Explains Things Clearly 4.6
  • Listens Carefully 4.7
  • Gives Understandable Instructions 4.6
  • Knows My Medical History 4.3
  • Shows Respect 4.7
  • Time Spent Together 4.6

68 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2019

He listens and answers your questions in a manner that you understand. He explains things so thoroughly. He is easy to talk to.

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2018

he did the best he could, and was trying to accommodate my needs

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2018

very good

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2018

The Dr. was doing vein injections. He asked me what areas did I want him to work on. That was very good because I had looked at these veins a long time.

Reviewed on Dec 15, 2018

The Dr. was excellent he had me relaxed and comfortable immediately.

Reviewed on Nov 29, 2018

Dr. Vaccaro is always very professional and friendly. If it wasn't for his excellent skills I would of probably lost my leg.

Reviewed on Nov 25, 2018

great, kept telling me,that everything was going along smoothly.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2018

The doctor is very friendly and I feel comfortable talking to him, we sometimes share a chuckle or something funny.

Reviewed on Nov 17, 2018

excellent

Reviewed on Nov 07, 2018

great

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Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 12/20/2018, Dr. Vaccaro has reported no relationships with companies or entities.