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Amputation

Major complications resulting from amputation

01/02/2008

Question:

Is there a facility that specializes in leg amputation?

Answer:

No. Typically, if the need for an amputation is due to poor circulation or infection, a vascular surgeon is the most common physician to perform this.

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Response by:

Jean  E Starr, MD Jean E Starr, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Vascular Surgery
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University