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Vascular Institute of Chattanooga

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Vascular Institute of Chattanooga

Christopher J. Lesar, M.D., FACS
Dan Krcelic, MD
Will Harris, DO
Elizabeth Hartmann, MD

2358 Lifestyle Way Suite 100
Chattanooga, TN 37421

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The benefits of a comprehensive wound center can provide rapid assessment and treatment for all wound types. At the Vascular Institute of Chattanooga (VIC), we are able to perform a vascular circulatory assessment to promote rapid healing, and provide our patients a broad based wound program with access to innovative technology.  We offer a cost effective approach to wound care saving both time and expense, while reducing the chance for re-occurrence or complications.

​The wound care clinic offers state of the art wound care treatments such as:  wound specific topical medications, compression wraps, total contact casting and offloading, incision draining and packing, biopsy, debridement, skin substitutes and non-invasive vascular ultrasound assessments.

Second Location:
4312 Holiday Inn Express Way NW, Ste 105
Cleveland, TN 37312

Third Location:
101 Crye-Leike Dr.
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742

 


Christopher J. Lesar, M.D., FACS


Board certified by the American Board of Surgery (ABS) and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), Dr. Chris LeSar is an experienced vascular surgeon working in the Chattanooga region for the last 14 years, specializing in vascular and minimally invasive endovascular techniques in both the inpatient, outpatient, and outpatient office setting.  He brings the depth of knowledge to the Vascular Institute with his intricate knowledge of advanced techniques for the treatment of carotid, mesenteric, renal, venous, and peripheral vascular disease.  He has a special interest for the care of patients with critical limb ischemia.  He performs procedures at Erlanger Hospitals -  Main and East Campus, Memorial Hospital, Parkridge Hospital, Tennova Cleveland and the VIC's Office Based Lab. 

Dan Krcelic, MD

Dr. Dan Krcelic is trained in all aspects of vascular surgery in both the inpatient and outpatient setting. He is a graduate of St. George’s University School of Medicine followed by his surgical residency at Western Michigan School of Medicine. He completed his fellowship in vascular surgery at Carolinas Medical Center and Sanger Heart & Vascular Institute in Charlotte.  In addition to endovascular and vascular surgery, Dr. Krcelic specializes in transcarotid artery revascularization, being one of the first surgeons to perform the procedure in the Chattanooga area.

Will Harris, DO

Dr. William Harris is a vascular surgeon recently serving in the United States Air Force. He was assigned to the 959th Medical Operations Squadron at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, TX. He graduated with honors from University of Arizona and Midwestern University Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed a residency in General Surgery at Keesler Medical Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi and completed a fellowship in vascular and endovascular surgery at University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga. 

Dr. Harris is board certified by the American Board of Surgery in both General Surgery and Vascular Surgery. He is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery and the Society for Vascular Surgery.

Elizabeth Hartmann, MD

Dr. Elizabeth Hartmann recently completed her service in the United States Air Force as a vascular surgeon at San Antonio Military Medical Center in Texas. She received her doctorate of medicine from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, followed by a general surgery residency at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga. She earned a vascular surgery fellowship at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Hartmann received her undergraduate degree from Marshall University.

She is a certified general surgeon by the American Board of Surgery and a registered physician in vascular interpretation (RPVI).

Education

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Eastern Virginia Medical School

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery

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  • Sunday
    Closed
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    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday
    Closed

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