Open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
A step by step of what you can expect when getting this procedure.Read More
During this operation the surgeon repairs an aortic aneurysm by opening the patient’s abdomen and inserting a graft. This is a major surgery and will require a hospital stay of approximately seven days; however, every patient is different and the length of stay will vary.
The following conditions may be treated with this procedure:
THE SURGEONS WHO SPECIALIZE IN THIS PROCEDURE
The following surgeons specialize in this procedure and could be on your team:
Dr. Gerrit Winkelaar MD, MSc, FRCSC
Dr. Gerrit Winkelaar is notable for his energy and passion for his job and his patients. Very approachable, Dr. Winkelaar is devoted to his patients and his work. He is unafraid to advocate for his patients.Read More
Dr. Y. Yaasin Abdulrehman MD, FRCSC, RPVI
Dr. Abdulrehman started with the Northern Alberta Vascular Group in October of 2016. Prior to this he worked in Thunder Bay, Ontario, where he was instrumental in developing their Vascular program. He completed his residency [...]Read More
Dr. Robert Turnbull MD, MSc, FRCSC
Dr. Robert Turnbull is soft spoken with a dry sense of humour. Underneath this is a deep concern and compassion for his patients. Dr. Turnbull has a knack for putting patients at ease, in both the operating room and the in-patient ward.Read More
Dr. Karim Alibhai M.D.
Dr. Karim Alibhai may be one of the quietest members of the NAVC surgical team, but his dedication to his patients and his willingness to advocate for them is unmatched. Dr. Alibhai’s calm and compassionate demeanor inspires confidence in both his patients and team members. Dr. Alibhai works closely with our vascular surgery resident teams.Read More
Dr. Harold Chyczij MD, FRCSC
Dr. Chyczij is Head of the Department of Vascular Surgery. He is known for being direct with his patients, backed by a friendly and open manner. Dr. Chyczij is very passionate about vascular surgery and his team.Read More