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Vascular & Endovascular Surgery

Scott R. Golarz, MD

Specialties

Vascular & Endovascular Surgery

4.7
44 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
about me
publications
ratings & reviews
about me
Clinical Interests
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Endovascular surgery
  • Hemodialysis access
  • Complex wound care
  • Limb salvage
  • Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
  • Upper extremity bypass
  • Carotid disease
  • Endovascular intervention for lower extremity disease
  • Dialysis access
  • Venous clot lysis
Research Interests
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Aortic pathology
  • Dialysis access
Education
  • MD, Northwestem University, Feinberg Medical School, Chicago, IL
Training
  • Fellowship, Vascular Surgery, Baylor University Medical School, Dallas, TX
  • Residency, General Surgery, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC
Board Certification
  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
Memberships
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgery
  • Society for Vascular Surgery
  • Society for Military Vascular Surgery
Awards and Honors
  • Bronze Star Medal
  • Tripler Army Medical Center Teaching Staff Surgeon of the Year
  • Meritorious Service Medal
  • Army Achievement Medal
  • Overseas Service Medal
  • Iraq Campaign Medal
  • Army Achievement Medal
  • Army Commendation Medal
  • Army Superior Unit
  • Award Global War on Terrorism Service Medal
  • National Defense Service Medal
  • Army Service Medal
  • Full Athletic Scholarship Northwestern University

Treatment Philosophy
I will strive to treat all my patients as if they were family. My primary area of interest and expertise is thoracic outlet syndrome. I find great satisfaction when I can restore function and relieve pain for my patients. My goal is to allow patients to regain their strength and livelihood to the best of my ability.

offices

Office Locations

Temple Heart and Vascular Institute

Temple University Hospital

3509 N. Broad Street

Boyer Pavilion, 4th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

800-TEMPLE-MED

Jeanes Hospital

7600 Central Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19111

215-728-CARE

publications
Selected Publications

Patients requiring dialysis are not at risk of greater complication after carotid endarterectomy. Asna Amin; Scott Golarz; Bradford Scanlan; Homayoun Hashemi; Dipanker Mukherjee. Vascular. 2007.

Endovascular placement of the venous limb of a dialysis access graft using a Gore TAG introducer sheath in a patient with a difficult access. Scott R. Golarz, MD, Tuan-Hung B. Chu, MD, and Javiar Vasquez, MD. Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent). 2009 July; 22(3): 221–222.

Use of Wall Stent to Exclude a Thrombosed Inferior Vena Cava Filter, Golarz SR, Grimsley B.. Annals of vascular Surgery, 2010 Jul; 24(5):690.e5-7. Epub 2010 Feb 7.

Use of a Viabahn Stent for Repair of a Common Carotid Artery Pseudo-Aneurysm and Dissection. Golarz SR, Gable D. Annals of Vascular Surgery 24(4) 550.e11 – 550.e13.

Obstruction of Celiac Axis Resulting in a Pancreaticoduodenal Artery Aneurysm. Golarz SR, Hohmann S. Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent). 2009 Sept.

Treatment of Bilateral Carotid Artery Pseudoaneurysms after Blunt Carotid Injury. Caffaso D, meadows JM, Wolfe SQ, Katras T, Kellicut DC, Golarz SR. Ann Vasc Surgery, 2014 Jan 28(1).

Intra-operative duplex ultrasound criteria for performing interposition bypass in the treatment of popliteal artery entrapment syndrome. Joseph M White, Scott R. Golarz, Paul W White, Robert M Craig, David R Whittaker. Ann Vasc Surgery, 2015 Jan 29(1).

A Quality Improvement Project to Improve IVC Filter Retrieval. Todd Simon, Leo Daab, Paul White, Joseph White, Patrick Walker, David Whittaker, Scott Golarz, Robert Craig, Kevin Brown. Journal of Vascular Surgery 06/2015; 61(6):169S. DOI:10.1016/j.jvs.2015.04.321.

ratings & reviews

44 PATIENT SATISFACTION REVIEWS

Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more.

OVERALL RATING

4.70 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

4.8
Give easy to understand instruction
4.6
Provider expl in way you understand
4.6
Provider listen carefully to you
4.8
Show respect for what you say
4.5
Spend enough time with you
PATIENT COMMENTS
5.0
July 25, 2019

Dr. shows confidence and is professional!

5.0
July 16, 2019

N problems

5.0
July 1, 2019

Good

5.0
May 22, 2019

The only reason my appointment was delayed was due to an emergency, The Dr apologized for the delay and still provided me the complete appointment and spent the time I needed for my concerns as well as referral to address issues needed to be resolved by another surgen.

5.0
May 20, 2019

All was well.

5.0
April 20, 2019

Overall experience with this visit was GOOD [...]

5.0
March 5, 2019

excellent doctor and staff

Office Locations

Temple Heart and Vascular Institute

Temple University Hospital

3509 N. Broad Street

Boyer Pavilion, 4th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

800-TEMPLE-MED

Jeanes Hospital

7600 Central Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19111

215-728-CARE