Gary Peterson, MD, left, and his son, Brian Peterson, MD An expert in treating abdominal aortic aneurysms, Brian Peterson, MD, teaches courses in abdominal aneurysm repair to doctors throughout the country. He also was the first surgeon in the world to implant a branched aortic iliac device to treat abdominal aneurysms when they have accompanying iliac aneurysms. His father, Gary Peterson, MD, has been a vascular surgeon for more than 36 years. Their practice specializes in treating all major arteries and veins, outside of the heart “Aneurysms are scary because they don’t cause symptoms before they expand and burst,” said Dr. Brian Peterson. “Often, patients learn they have an aneurysm when they have imaging tests done…
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