The GW Medical Faculty Associates - James Laredo
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About James Laredo

James Laredo, MD, PhD, FACS, is board-certified in both Surgery and Vascular Surgery and is credentialed as both a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) and Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI) by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).  He is also an associate professor at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences.  His area of expertise is in both endovascular and open vascular surgery.  

Dr. Laredo earned both his PhD in Physiology and MD degree at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery training in Boston at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School and vascular surgery fellowship at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago. Dr. Laredo is a member of numerous medical and surgical societies including the Society for Vascular Surgery, the American Venous Forum, the American College of Surgeons, and the American Medical Association. He continues to be active in both clinical and translational research and was recently awarded the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society Academic Award for research in 2006. 

In addition to his interests in lower extremity revascularization, hemodialysis access surgery, and aortic surgery, Dr. Laredo also specializes in venous diseases and vascular malformations. He serves as director of The GW Medical Faculty Associates Vein Center in Reston, VA.


Laredo, J. and Sidawy, A.N. Lower extremity venous disease. In Venous and Lymphatic Diseases; Deiter, R.S., Deiter, R.A., and Deiter, R.A., Eds; McGraw-Hill Professional: New York. (2010) Chapter 26. Download

Laredo, J. and Lee, B.B. Lymphedema. In Phlebology, vein surgery, and ultrasonography diagnosis and management of venous disease. Mowatt-Larsen, E., Desai, S., Dua, A., and Shortell, C.E.K. Eds., Springer, Heidelberg. (2014) Chapter 23. Download


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