AboutDr. Rajaratnam Skantharaja, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Modesto, CA. He has 44 years of experience. His specialties include Vascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Skantharaja is affiliated with Odessa Regional Hospital, Midland Memorial Hospital – West Campus and Texoma Medical Center. He speaks English.
Dr. Rajaratnam Skantharaja has the following 2 specialties
- Vascular Surgery
Vascular surgeons treat and manage disorders in your veins, arteries and your lymphatic system to ensure blood circulation in your heart and in brain is the best it can be. They're well-versed on how your vascular system works with the rest of your body and they can treat conditions that may cause blockages or buildup.
They can perform many of the same diagnostic testing as interventional radiologists can, such as angiography and MRIs. In addition to diagnosis, they provide critical care and treatment for aneurysms, artery blockages and trauma injuries that involve your veins. They can also help patients manage diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol as well as treat artery disease. Treatment for more serious cases might include bypass surgery or surgery to remove plaque.
- Thoracic Surgery
If you need surgery to treat a complication in your chest, which includes your lungs, esophagus, diaphragm and heart, your doctor will refer you to a thoracic surgeon. They’re trained to offer surgical treatment for tumors and abnormalities in these areas as well as respiratory and heart conditions like lung cancer, heart disease and diseases in the diaphragm.
Thoracic surgeons are similar to heart surgeons, except they have additional training in the entire cardiorespiratory system and in how your blood vessels work with your lungs and airways. They’re also trained on catheters used in the chest, as well as cardiac and respiratory support systems that might be part of your treatment plan.
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- Deep Vein Thrombosis
- Diabetes Complications
- Varicose Veins
- Vascular Malformations
Dr. Skantharaja is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Odessa Regional Hospital
520 E 6th St
Odessa, TX 79761
Midland Memorial Hospital – West Campus
4214 Andrews Hwy
Midland, TX 79703
Texoma Medical Center
44 Years Experience
Royal College Of Surgeons In Ireland
Graduated in 1972
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