Dr. Peter Ford, MD

Vascular Surgery •  Male • Age 46
  
Dr. Ford
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Vascular Solutions

7800 Providence Rd Ste 209 Charlotte, NC 28226

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(704) 544-7535

Dr. Peter Ford, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Charlotte, NC. Dr. Ford has more experience with Peripheral Vascular Procedures than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Ford to book an appointment.


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Frequently Treated by Dr. Ford

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Ford treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Ford treats other conditions, please contact the office at (704) 544-7535.

Peripheral Vascular Procedures

Peripheral vascular disorder is diagnosed through a variety of procedures, including angiogram, ankle-brachial index and Doppler ultrasound. Surgical treatments include bypass graft surgery, balloon angioplasty, and stent.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Procedures specialists.

Dr. Ford typically treats 53% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Varicose Vein Procedure
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
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Dr. Ford's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Ambulatory Phlebectomy
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lipodermatosclerosis
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Spider Veins
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vein Laser Ablation
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

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Dr. Ford accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Choice Open Access POS
Choice Plus POS II
Choice POS
Choice POS II
Choice PPO
American Republic
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina PPO
Blue Options PPO
BlueMedicare HMO
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CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
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Cigna
Choice Fund Open Access Plus
Choice Fund PPO
Cigna EPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna Network
Cigna POS
GWH Open Access Plus POS
Open Access
Open Access Plus
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Humana
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MedCost
MedCost PPO
Medicaid
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MultiPlan
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Universal American

Dr. Ford's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ford

4.7

Based on 45 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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I am an RN who is on her feet for long hours at a time. I've had problems with edema, aching and fatigue from varicose veins in my lower extremities for years, making long work days feel a lot longer. The staff at Vascular Solutions were very professional and pleasant. There was excellent communication regarding the process of the initial visit and treatment. The office and exam rooms were extraordinarily clean and uncluttered. They were well equipped with the latest diagnostic and monitoring equipment. Patient safety and comfort were clearly of prime importance. Most compelling were the qualifications of Dr. Ford. Who better to do this type of work than a well trained vascular surgeon?! I felt very fortunate to have found such a skilled physician. Dr. Ford is a quiet intellectual who has the ability to explain procedures and options in a layperson's terms, making good use of digital illustrations and diagrams. Not all physicians have this skill set.
What went well
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Michelle W. – Aug 29, 2020
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Dr.Ford,Kristen, are very warm& professional people!I have had procedures, on both legs& I am very satisfied! Deneen,is a joy, of a person& a great tech. She would explain, many things,to me, on what she was seeing on her screen.Cynthia, & Celeste,are really a great front office staff!They are very warm, & genuinely make you feel welcome! This has been a pleasant experience!
What went well
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  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Joe Dennison – Aug 18, 2020
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Dr. Ford's miraculous work and leadership saved the life of my mother! There isn't enough money in the world that my family could repay Dr. Ford for his wonderful expertise and strong skill set in the vascular medical profession. He will forever be special to us because he is a true American hero!
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Heath Banks – Jul 13, 2020
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Dr Ford answered all my questions and explained the options I had to take care of a vein issue. I am extremely pleased with Dr Ford and his entire staff. Very friendly and professional.
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Sims Reeves – Mar 23, 2020
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I went to see Dr. Ford for the first time today June 16, 2019. He is awesome!!! When I left his office I didn’t have to do any further research or study about my condition. He was totally thorough and very specific about my condition, cause, treatments, etc. I highly recommend Dr. Ford to anyone that needs vascular diagnosis and treatments. Thank you so much Dr. Ford I truly appreciate your courtesy, and your great bedside manners.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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ARV in NC, NC – Jun 07, 2019
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Dr Ford thoroughly explained the procedure and expectations to me. He answered all my questions and allowed me to make informed choices regarding my treatments. The staff was very accommodating, friendly and efficient. Making appointments was a breeze. I highly recommend Dr. Ford for vascular problems.
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Apr 16, 2019
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Dr. Ford and staff are awesome. I had issue with my legs for 10 plus years, and was refer to them by my primary care Doctor. I started going to Vascular Solution, close to one year later, I am able to wear shorts again. Dr. Ford, PA Hartman, Nurse Riley, Nurse Cuy, and the entire Medical staff are amazing and make you feel comfortable.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Mrs. Massey in Lancaster – Jun 21, 2018
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Dr. Ford is AWESOME! Veins/valves were causing my legs to feel tired, heavy and causing skin blotches. He and staff were greet! Explaining step by step, everything from office visit ultra sound right on thru the proceedure. It was painless and over before I knew it. When I got home and walked up my stairs, it felt like I had new legs! I wish I had known about Dr Ford years ago. I am female and 58 and I have my life back!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Terry Urban in Matthews, NC – May 02, 2018
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My legs were very itchy and heavy for a long time. After my evaluation, Dr. Ford explained that I had venous insufficiency. I underwent the VenaSeal procedure and immediately felt relief from my symptoms. It feels like I'm wearing a new pair of legs. The staff make you feel like family. I'm so glad I came here.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Charles in Charlotte, NC – Apr 02, 2018
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Dr. Ford and his entire office staff are wonderful! He and his team are very patient and took the time to answer all of my questions. I was very impressed with their thorough exams and professionalism. I highly recommend Vascular Solutions!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Lori Moynihan – Mar 15, 2018
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It was an easy journey having multiple procedures done by Dr. Peter Ford. He was attentive and answered all of my questions and concerns. The office staff is pleasant and do a great job getting you in on time. The facility is new and clean. I would highly recommend this office .
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Denise in Charlotte, NC – Feb 14, 2018
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When I started this adventure with my legs, I was feeling really bad. My legs looked so bad and felt extremely heavy. I could not stand on my legs for any length of time, especially when shopping or at the grocery store. My family physician recommended Dr Ford to me. I started the procedures in October of 2016. I came in for radiofrequency surgery and phlebectomy to both legs. These procedures treated my insufficient veins, as well as removed the bulging varicose veins. In February of 201
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Janice in Monroe, NC – Feb 14, 2018
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Just wanted to take a minute to say how much I appreciated Dr. Ford’s experience and care that I received during my procedures. I had radio frequency ablation, small vein phlebectomy and sclerotherapy on both legs and felt very well taken care of by Dr. Ford and his friendly and knowledgeable staff. All my insurance issues where taken care of by his office staff and all my questions where answered about my procedures by the doctor. It’s nice to go to a physician who takes the time to listen!
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D.Juell in Fort Mill ,SC – Jan 04, 2018
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Dr Ford was very open and informative about my treatment. Staff was very friendly and professional.
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Kevin Abshire in Charlotte, NC – Dec 29, 2017
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After 6 months I have more pain and my legs look worse than before I spent thousands and went through 4 very painful venous ablations. I went in for light cosmetic spider vein treatment only and was told I needed 4 venous ablations. My insurance covered several spider vein treatments after the ablation surgeries-many more than I needed, but the doctor spread out the procedures treating imaginary spider veins and neglecting those that truly needed treatment. I DO NOT RECOMMEND THIS DOCTOR.
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Charlotte, NC – Nov 06, 2017
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After my radiofrequency procedure, my legs have felt the best they have felt in years. The procedure was simple and I felt immediate relief. Dr Ford and the staff were friendly and accommodating.
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LM in Charlotte, NC – Oct 04, 2017
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I went to Dr. Ford, after being evaluated by another cardiologist, and not having a good experience. To be truthful, it was horrible! From the beginning of my testing, to having my procedures for Venus Reflux Disease completed, I have been 100% confident with Dr. Ford and all the staff at Vascular Solutions. I would definitely recommend Dr. Ford.
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Vada in Indian Trail, NC 28079 – Feb 15, 2017
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It is ok to question Doctors, it lets them know you are engaged while providing needed info to make an informed consent. My biggest concern of having this procedure in the office instead of a hospital was, Would I be sacrificing quality for convenience and cost? I can tell you- I made no sacrifice!!! Dr. Ford is soft spoken not grumpy! He is focused, professional, skilled and has a great bedside manner. He educates and ensures understanding. His staff is wonderful and cares about you
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Becky in Charlotte, NC – Jan 04, 2017
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Staff was very nice. I'm still waiting to see my final results. I'm about 3 months post op.
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NC – Sep 16, 2016
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I would highly recommend Dr. Peter Ford not only for his knowledge and expertise but for his professionalism. After our visit and all my questions were answered he had my complete trust. I also want to thank his staff Mandy, Brian and Dan for their professionalism and kindness. They went out of their way to make sure I was well taken care of and comfortable. You couldn't ask for a finer staff to support a fine surgeon.
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Cathy Marine in Charlotte, NC – Dec 31, 2015
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Fords care philosophy: I believe every patient deserves "concierge level" care. Professionalism is paramount. Clear communication is imperative...Read more

Biography

PETER FORD MD FACS RPVI

Board Certified Vascular Surgeon, Vein Specialist, & Vein Doctor.

A native of Melbourne, Australia,...
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Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Phlebology
  • Venous and Lymphatic Medicine

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Education

2007
University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
Fellowship Hospital
2005
University at Buffalo, SUNY
Residency Hospital
2001
University at Bufalo, SUNY
Internship Hospital

Awards

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Locations

Vascular Solutions

Vascular Solutions, PC7800 Providence Rd Ste 209 Charlotte, NC 28226
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    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center

Charlotte, NC

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

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