Dr. Jiminez is a board-certified vascular surgeon specializing in the full spectrum of vascular and endovascular surgery. He is committed to providing each of his patients with the most advanced and highest level of individualized care possible. Click on the below links to learn more about his services.
Dr. Jimenez did his undergraduate at the University of Michigan College of Engineering. As an engineer he worked primarily in optomechanical design. While developing surgical lasers, he became interested in medicine. He took pre-med classes at the University of Pennsylvania and then attended The Ohio State University, where he graduated in 2005. He trained in general surgery at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida...
Endovascular surgery is a minimally invasive surgical technique performed under local anesthesia and involves making a small incision instead of a large incision required for open surgery and passing devices through the blood vessel to repair, unblock, or reroute the blood vessels, often under image guidance.
We present a case of a high-risk 76-year-old man who was electively admitted for repair of a large infrarenal abdominal aortic aneurysm. After placement of the main body of the bifurcated graft, the contralateral guidewire became entrapped at the level of suprarenal fixation. Multiple endovascular maneuvers were attempted to remove this wire from the femoral approach, but all were unsuccessful. The wire was then transected at the level of the common femoral artery and anchored to the arterial wall with 1 small monofilament suture.... Read More