Dr. Lisa M. Alford, MD

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Dr. Lisa M. Alford, MD

Vascular Surgery | Female

Aesthetic Laser Vein Center 12200 Annapolis Rd Ste 123, Glenn Dale, MD 20769 Get Directions
(301) 552-4300

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Lisa M. Alford, MD, is a board-certified general and vascular surgeon at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital who specializes in treating...   Read More

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      Specialties

      • Vascular Surgery
      • Wound Care

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      • General Surgery
      • Vascular Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
      • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
      • Carotid Artery Disease
      • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
      • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
      • Heart Disease
      • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
      • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
      • Thrombosis
      • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
      • Varicose Veins
      • Vascular Disease
      • Vein Diseases
      • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Venous Insufficiency
      • Venous Reflux
      • Venous Thromboembolic Disease
      • Venous Thrombosis
      • Venous Ulcer

      Procedures Performed

      • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
      • Carotid Ultrasound
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Heart Surgery
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Varicose Vein Procedure
      • Varicose Vein Surgery
      • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
      • Vascular Procedure
      • Vein Laser Ablation
      • Vein Treatment
      • Venous Closure
      • Venous Doppler (Legs and Arms)
      • Venous Sclerotherapy
      • Wound Care and Management

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Howard University College Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1988

      • Internship Hospital
        Howard University Hospital

        Completed in 1989

      • Residency Hospital
        Howard University Hospital

        Completed in 1993

      • Fellowship Hospital
        McGill University

        Completed in 1995

      • Undergraduate School
        Oberlin College

        Graduated in 1983

      • Other Education
        New York Presbyterian Hospital

        Completed in 2010

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Vascular Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Alford says...

      Lisa M. Alford, MD, is a board-certified general and vascular surgeon at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital who specializes in treating conditions that affect veins and arteries. In her private practice, she focuses on venous procedures designed to quickly improve leg swelling, eliminate varicose veins, and assist with leg wound management.  She also specializes in treating complex wounds, working in MedStar Georgetown 's Center for Wound Healing. In that role, Dr. Alford oversees Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, which is used to treat chronic, non-healing wounds.  As a provider at the Center for Wound Healing at Doctors Community Hospital, Dr. Alford also provides care to many patients with chronic wounds in the clinic setting weekly. 

      Dr. Alford developed her love for surgery early in medical school, drawn to its ability to quickly improve a patient's condition. Her surgical expertise enables her to perform procedures ranging from major vascular surgery to minimally invasive procedures to treat a wide range of vascular conditions, including varicose veins and spider veins.  Her additional certification as a registered physician for vascular diagnostic study interpretation allows her to remain actively involved with the vascular laboratory at Doctors Community Hospital.

      As a wound care specialist, Dr. Alford focuses on treating complex wounds that are often complicated by a vascular condition. With a specialty certification in hyperbaric oxygen therapy, Dr. Alford evaluates and manages the therapy for patients with chronic wounds.

      Dr. Alford is involved in community outreach, conducting health and wellness presentations at local churches and community centers.  

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      Dr. Alford's Care Philosophy

      Offering complete and comprehensive care for Venous and Vascular patients