Jimbob Faulk, MD, FACS, RPVI
Vascular & Endovascular
Dr. JimBob Faulk
Board Certified Vascular Surgeon
St. Thomas Midtown Hospital
Centennial Medical Center
St. Thomas West Hospital
Summit Medical Center
Surgery & Management of Diseases of the Aorta
Open & Endovascular (Minimally Invasive) Surgery
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Surgery (AAA)
Thoracoabdominal Aneurysm Surgery (TAAA)
Traditional & Advanced Amputation Surgery
Angioplasty, Stent & Atherectomy procedures
Dialysis Access/Shunt Surgery
Dialysis Access Thrombectomy & Revision
Complicated Access Procedures for Failed Access
Surgery & Management of Diseases of the Carotid Artery
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA)
Lower Extremity Bypass Surgery for PAD
Treatment of Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI)
Laparoscopic Peritoneal Dialysis Surgery
Shuntogram Vascular Surgery
Spine Exposure for Spinal Surgery
Treatment of Chronic Mesenteric Ischemia
Renal Artery Stenosis
Medical management of PAD
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Society of Vascular Surgery
American College of Surgeons
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society
Southern Association for Vascular Surgery
H. William Scott, Jr. Society
Nashville Academy of Medicine
Nashville Surgical Society
Society for Vascular Ultrasound
Tennessee Medical Association
Every year, the beginning of September marks the beginning of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Awareness Month. As you can tell by the name, the goal of this month is to raise awareness for PAD and encourage anyone at risk to get screened for PAD. Now, if you don’t...
Overview - PAD Awareness The first step for increased PAD awareness is understanding the disease. Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a common circulatory disease in which fatty plaque builds up in the arteries causing the reduction of blood flow to your head, organs,...
Robotic surgery is the newest form of minimally invasive surgery. With more surgical robots being produced, their benefits are becoming more available to patients. One innovative device in particular is the da Vinci® Surgical System. Specifically, this system allows...
TCAR - A New, Less-invasive Procedure For Patients At Risk Of A Stroke Recently at The Surgical Clinic, we began offering a new procedure for our patients who showed signs of a stroke. Many have experienced the benefits of this less invasive carotid artery treatment....
What are Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms? Abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA) are blood-filled balloon-like bulges that grow slowly over time. AAA's in particular, happen in a part the of your aorta that runs through your abdomen. The aorta is the largest artery in your body....
Many people don't associate veins with pain, but when you develop varicose veins, you live with daily discomfort. Varicose veins are not just a cosmetic problem; they can cause swelling, dangerous blood clots, inflammation, and even ulcers under the skin. As a result,...
Learn About Peripheral Arterial Disease Peripheral arterial disease, also known as peripheral artery disease (PAD), refers to clogged blood vessels in the legs and arms. This disease affects approximately 10 million American adults age 50 and older. However, not all...
Dr. Billy Kim, a Vascular Surgeon with The Surgical Clinic, treats patients experiencing Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD). Statistics indicate that 14-20% of adults in the developed world have a chronic lack of blood flow to the legs. This blood flow impediment comes...
Dr. Billy Kim, a Vascular Surgeon with The Surgical Clinic, treats patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD). People with PAD normally experience some sort of pain in their legs. Sometimes this pain occurs while at rest and sometimes during times of activity....