Dr. Anthony Comerota, MD

Dr. Anthony Comerota, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Anthony Comerota, MD is a general surgery specialist in Alexandria, VA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.Read his story

1800 N Beauregard St Ste 50

Alexandria, VA 22311

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Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Comerota's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Comerota "Dr. Comerota is a board certified vascular surgeon. He joins Inova as the Medical Director of the Eastern Region Heart and Vascular Institute, with over 36 years of clinical experience. Dr. Comerota served as a faculty member at Temple University Health Sciences Center where he became; Chief of Vascular Surgery, Professor of Surgery, Program Director in General and Vascular Surgery, President of the Medical Staff and President of the Medical Alumni Association. He also served as Director of the Jobst Vascular Institute, ProMedica Toledo Hospital from 2002-2015 and Executive Director of Research, ProMedica Health System and Jobst Vascular Institute from 2015- January 2017. Dr. Comerota has been a major contributor to the development of some of the newest forms of treatment for vascular disease and has been the principal investigator of seven major national trials and a co-investigator of numerous others. Dr. Comerato has a special interest in; acute and chronic venous thromboembolic disease, complex deep venous reconstruction and carotid artery disease. He became interested in venous thromboembolic disease because it is a serious and common vascular disorder. It is the most common preventable cause of in-hospital death. Patients benefit considerably by eliminating their venous obstruction. His goal is to restore function and improve the quality-of-life of his patients A native of West Milford, NJ. Dr. Comerota currently resides in Alexandria. VA."
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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

32  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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16  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Millikin University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Temple University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Temple University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Temple University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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