October 16, 2014
Research Medical Center—part of HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City’s leading healthcare provider—welcomes Juan Carlos Correa, M.D., a Board-certified and Fellowship-trained Vascular Surgeon with a broad background in medical academia and clinical practice. Dr. Correa joins the practice of Kansas City Vascular and General Surgery and also sees patients at other HCA Midwest Health hospitals, including Overland Park Regional Medical Center in Overland Park.
Dr. Correa is a member of the Society of Vascular Surgery and the American College of Surgeons and most recently completed his Vascular Surgery Fellowship at Saint Louis University, where he had previously served as chief resident for the general surgery program. He has received numerous awards, including Best Surgery Resident at Saint Louis University and was nominated for the Most Caring Physician Award at Saint Louis University Hospital. Dr. Correa served as a professor at Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida and received his medical degree from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador (PUCE) in Quito, Ecuador. Dr. Correa is internationally published in myriad journals on a variety of vascular surgery topics.
Dr. Correa is skilled in interventional procedures and treatment of aneurysms, carotid artery disease, deep vein thrombosis and varicose veins. Dr. Correa brings a unique perspective to HCA Midwest Health, as surgery is his second career. He is a former professional tennis player who was once Ecuador's top-ranked 18-and-under player and even invited to play for the Davis Cup team of Ecuador.
“We are thrilled to have Dr. Correa join Research Medical Center,” says Jackie DeSouza, Chief Executive Officer of Research Medical Center. “By integrating his expertise as an accomplished vascular surgeon with that of our outstanding cardiologists and interventional radiologists, we are able to provide patients the complete spectrum of care resulting in a better quality of life. Dr. Correa’s skill, vision and commitment to excellence make him an ideal addition to our healthcare team.”
“It is an honor to join my colleagues in providing the region’s leading vascular services with streamlined patient care,” says Dr. Correa. “As a vascular surgeon, I focus on outstanding outcomes through innovation, quality, performance and best practices with a philosophy of compassionate, personalized care.”
HCA Midwest Health is Kansas City’s leading provider in heart and vascular care. Patients can receive an extensive range of vascular surgery for diseases of the vascular system, or arteries and veins, through medical therapy, minimally-invasive catheter procedures and surgical reconstruction.
For more information or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Correa, visit researchmedicalcenter.com or call (913) 754-2800.