Schedule an initial consultation at one of these locations:

Utah Vascular Clinic

801.281.0027

650 East 4500 South, Suite 100
Salt Lake City, UT 84107

Ogden Regional Medical Center

801.479.2450

5475 South 500 East
Washington Terrace, UT 84405

About

Our Physician Assistants

Our physician assistants are an integral part of our vascular and interventional ragiology team. Our PAs are graduates from an accredited PA program and have passed the NCCPA-administered Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam and are licensed to practice in the state of Utah. They provide excellent medical care under the supervision of our specialists and conduct physical exams, diagnose illness, prescribe medications, and assist in surgical procedures.


Stephanie Aston, PA-C

Ms. Aston has 8 years of experience as a Registered Radiology Technologist with accreditation in radiology and ultrasonography. She graduated from the University of Utah's Physician Assistant program with a Masters Degree in 2010. She joined our medical team after graduation. Ms. Aston enjoys working in interventional radiology, treating patients and being a part of the physician team.



Brandon Hermansen, PA-C

Mr. Hermansen has been in Radiology since 2005, first as a Radiology Technologist Assistant, then as a Radiology Technologist. He attended the University of Washington and graduated in 2012 with a Master's Degree as a Physician Assistant. When he is not spending time with his family, he can be found on a golf course or on his mountain bike.



Ed Hunter, PA-C

Mr. Hunter has 18 years of experience as a Registered Radiology Technologist with accreditation in radiology, computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. He graduated from Arcadia University Physician's Assistant program with a Masters Degree in 2001. He then spent 18 months doing cardiothoracic surgery at the hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia before joining our medical team.



Melissa Ludwig, PA-C

Ms. Ludwig joined our team after graduating from King's College Physician Assistant Program with a Masters Degree in 2008. Prior to becoming a Physician Assistant she worked and taught in Emergency Medial Services for 8 years. She is excited to be a part of our group and working in Interventional Radiology.

CANCER ►►

We offer the most current innovations to treat cancerous tumors while minimizing possible injury to other body organs.

FIBROIDS ►►

We can provide a second opinion prior to a hysterectomy. Uterine Fibroid Embolization (UFE) may be an option for you.

VARICOSE & SPIDER VEINS ►►

We can relieve symptoms, prevent complications and improve the appearance of your legs.

VARICOCELE EMBOLIZATION ►►

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Do you know the signs & symptoms?

Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot forms in one of the deep veins of your body, usually in your legs, but sometimes in your arm.

  • Swelling, usually in one leg
    (or arm)
  • Leg pain or tenderness often described as a cramp or
    Charley horse
  • Reddish or bluish skin discoloration
  • Leg (or arm) warm to touch

Pulmonary Embolism

Clots can break off from a DVT and travel to the lung, causing a pulmonary embolism (PE), which can be fatal.

  • Sudden shortness of breath
  • Chest pain-sharp, stabbing; may get worse with deep breath
  • Rapid heart rate
  • Unexplained cough, sometimes with bloody mucus