Dr. Axel Thors, DO

Dr. Axel Thors, DO

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Dr. Axel Thors, DO is a vascular surgery specialist in Shawnee, KS and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Nova Se Univ Coll Of Osteo Med in 2006 and specializes in vascular surgery, endovascular surgery, and more.Read his story

7420 Switzer St

Shawnee, KS 66203

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Encore
  • HAP Insurance
  • Health Advantage
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
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Dr. Thors' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thors treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Thors treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Aneurysm
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thors treats Aneurysm more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Thors treats this condition more than 83% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Sinus of Valsalva
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 1
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 2
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 3
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 4
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 5
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 6
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 7
  • Aneurysm, Intracranial Berry, 8
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • False Aneurysm
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Fetal Left Ventricular Aneurysm
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Leber Miliary Aneurysm
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Retinal Macoaneurysm
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Saccular Aneurysm
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
  • Visceral Aneurysm
Vascular Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Thors treats Vascular Disease more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Thors treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Thors' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Angioplasty With Stent Placement
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Carotid Surgery
Carotid Ultrasound
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrovascular Disease
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Congenital Heart Defects
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Laparotomy
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lung Surgery
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Port Placements or Replacements
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Vein Surgery
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Venous Sclerotherapy
Venous Thromboembolic Disease
Venous Ulcer
Wound and-or Ulcer Foot

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a vascular surgeon I deal with many complex problems resulting from many common medical diseases including hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol, and smoking. A minimally invasive approach is usually possible for most problems including peri...

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Venous and Lymphatic Medicine

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Education

  • 2013
    Ohio State University
    Fellowship Hospital
    2013
  • 2011
    Good Samaritan Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    2011
  • 2007
    Good Samaritan Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    2007
  • 2006
    Nova Se Univ Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School
    2006
  • 1999
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Undergraduate School
    1999

Languages

  • Icelandic
  • English

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I went to dr. Thor's with toes that were dying because of blocked arteries in leg...they were a dark purple...he did a bypass on my leg and left my dead toes... he said I'm hoping they heal themselves with the new blood flow back in foot...well his heal themselves didn't work...they bandaged foot...Read More
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Dr. Thors is not only kind and reassuring, he is a knowledgable professional. I like his realistic mannerism. I was comfortable with him the first day I met him. I had Carotid Endarterectomy surgery on the right and will return for the left side. I would highly recommend Dr. Thors.
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Locations

Vascular Surgery Associates, PA

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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