Dr. Ricardo Vasquez, MD

Vascular Surgery •  Male • Age 53

  
Accepting new patients

Dr. Ricardo Vasquez, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Bloomington, IN and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Vasquez has more experience with Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection, Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), and Peripheral Vascular Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University Of California (Davis) Program medical school in 1990. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital and Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Vasquez to book an appointment.


Locations

The Vascular Center and Vein Clinic of Southern Indiana

1
  • Call
  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions

Dr. Vasquez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vasquez

4.3

Based on 32 ratings

5 Stars
78.125%
(25)
4 Stars
6.25%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
15.625%
(5)
healthgrades logo

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Vasquez?
(Select your rating)
What People Say About Dr. Ricardo Vasquez, MD
RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
Reply Flag
I appreciate the quality of care I received and the friendliness of the staff.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
Kevin Nemeth – Jun 13, 2020
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Ricardo Vasquez, MD?
Reply Flag
Dr. Vasquez has performed two vascular surgeries on me and could not be happier with the results. His knowledge and follow up is second to none and his office staff is top notch.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
R. Gray – Feb 01, 2020
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Ricardo Vasquez, MD?
Reply Flag
My over all experience with Dr. Vasquez was the best. He did what other Doctors in my area couldn't do. I will tell every one who has had my same problem or anything else that is vascular to see him. Thanks so much for making me better
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
R. S. – Jan 23, 2020
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Ricardo Vasquez, MD?
Reply Flag
Overall good experience with staff and diagnostics. Need better access to patient records without the need to fax to a specific number.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
Anonymous – Jan 20, 2020
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Ricardo Vasquez, MD?
Reply Flag
doctor was right on the problem. fixed it and all went well. all office staff is great and went above and beyond to make sure i was taken care off
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
Carrie D. – Dec 12, 2019
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Ricardo Vasquez, MD?
Reply Flag
The staff if awesome and Dr Vasquez is very nice to my mom during every appointment and answers every question we have and explains it so we understand everything
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
Rita Boyd – Dec 10, 2019
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Ricardo Vasquez, MD?
Reply Flag
all good
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
R. B. – Nov 26, 2019
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Ricardo Vasquez, MD?
Reply Flag
Great. Very nice folks.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
Laverty T. – Oct 28, 2019
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Ricardo Vasquez, MD?
Reply Flag
I was in a great deal of pain after surgery and everything is going well
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
B. K. B. – Oct 25, 2019
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Ricardo Vasquez, MD?
Reply Flag
awesome
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
Mary H. – Oct 25, 2019
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Ricardo Vasquez, MD?
Reply Flag
great
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
Anonymous – Oct 02, 2019
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Ricardo Vasquez, MD?
Reply Flag
Best doctor and office!
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
Tobi M. – Sep 13, 2019
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Ricardo Vasquez, MD?
Reply Flag
Dr. Vasquez changed my life by helping we walk again.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
William W. – Aug 21, 2019
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Ricardo Vasquez, MD?
Reply Flag
Dr. Vasquez inspected my legs with Varithena Foam. The heaviness, achiness, and swelling has improved. A life changing event. The staff is so professional. Would recommend this procedure to anyone. A million thanks.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
Mary A. S. – Jul 24, 2019
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Ricardo Vasquez, MD?
Reply Flag
Willing to listen to me, and I take his responses to heart.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
V. G. – Jul 17, 2019
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Ricardo Vasquez, MD?
Reply Flag
Very caring doctor who is excellent in his field.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
Anonymous – Jul 16, 2019
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Ricardo Vasquez, MD?
Reply Flag
very pleased. pleased with progress
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
David W. – Jul 16, 2019
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Ricardo Vasquez, MD?
Reply Flag
I was impressed by Dr. Vasquez professional demeanor and my interaction with his staff was excellent. Overall, I felt very comfortable during my consultation with Dr.Vasquez and tests administered by his staff
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
Bloomington, – Jun 11, 2019
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Ricardo Vasquez, MD?
Reply Flag
Awesome!!! Love Dr. Vasquez! Had varicose vein surgery preformed on both legs he did a phenomenal job. He also took care of spider veins on both legs. My legs look and feel great!!!! Thanks, Dr. Vasquez
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option1
thumbs down icon option1
Susan Smith in Bloomington, IN – Sep 25, 2018
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Ricardo Vasquez, MD?
Reply Flag
I really like Dr Vasquez and his staff they very helpful i would recommend him to my family and friends, really like
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option2
thumbs down icon option1
lori in Bloomfield, ind – May 10, 2017
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Ricardo Vasquez, MD?

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Vasquez?

Insurance Check

Search for your insurance provider

Dr. Vasquez accepts

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

(812) 250-5620

Dr. Vasquez accepts the following insurance:

AARP
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Ameritas
20/20 Plus Plan
Ameritas PPO
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access-IN PPO
Blue Access-IN
Blue Preferred --IN HMO
Blue Preferred --IN POS
Blue Preferred Plus-IN POS
Blue Preferred-IN HMO
Blue Traditional-IN
Bronze Blue Access Plus w/HSA-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access-IN PPO
Bronze Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
Bronze HealthSync w/HSA-IN HMO
Bronze HealthSync with H.S.A-IN POS
Bronze HealthSync-IN HMO
Catastrophic Pathway-IN
Franciscan Alliance Tiered-IN
Gold Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Gold Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO Plus
Gold Blue Access-IN PPO
Gold Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
Gold HealthSync w/HSA-IN HMO
Gold HealthSync-IN HMO
HealthSync (Select Network)-IN
HealthSync Options-IN POS
HealthSync-IN
HealthSync-IN HMO
HealthSync-IN POS
Healthy Indiana Plan PPO
Lumenos Plans-IN
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway-IN HMO-POS
Platinum Blue Access-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access w/HSA-IN PPO Plus
Silver Blue Access-IN PPO
Silver Blue Access-IN PPO Plus
Silver HealthSync w/HSA-IN HMO
Silver HealthSync-IN HMO
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-IN
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield EPO
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield POS
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Advantage 65 Select Health Options
Blue Access
Blue Access PPO
Blue Advantage
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Advantage Plus
Blue Advantage Plus HMO
Blue Advantage PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CareSource
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Guardian
HealthLink
Humana
Advantage Plus
Choice
Choice Care
Choice Care HMO
Choice Care Network PPO
Choice Care POS
Choice Care PPO
Commercial EPO
Commercial POS
Commercial PPO
CoverageFirst and Value Plan Central Illinois CDHP
CoverageFirst and Value Plan Indiana Counties of Lake, LaPorte, and Porter Basic
CoverageFirst and Value Plan Indiana Counties of Lake, LaPorte, and Porter CDHP
IU Health Plans
Medicare Advantage
Medicare Select HMO
Medicaid
Amerigroup
Care Select
Hoosier Healthwise
Managed Care
Medicaid Assignment
Medicaid HMO
Medicare
Blue Choice 65
Blue Choice 65 Select
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Medicare Advantage PPO
Medicare of California PPO
Part B Primary
Part B Secondary
Special Needs Plan SNP
MetLife
MultiPlan
Principal Financial Group
Railroad Medicare
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
AARP Medicare Complete Essential HMO
AARP Medicare Complete Premier HMO
AARP Medicare Complete Value HMO
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 1 HMO
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 2 HMO
AARP Supplement
All Savers
Basic PPO
Bronze Copay Select
Care Improvement Plus
Care Improvement Plus Medicare Advantage
CarePlus
CarePlus Medicare Advantage PPO
United Healthcare

Background Check

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice claims information for Indiana
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Practice Areas

Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.

Typically treats 92% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vasquez treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Vasquez treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vasquez treats Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Vasquez treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)

Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) specialists diagnose and treat abnormal blood vessel connections between arteries and veins that result in damage or death of body tissue and nerve cells.

Typically treats 67% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vasquez performs Arteriovenous Fistula Repair more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Vasquez performs this procedure more than 82% of their peers

Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vasquez performs Arteriovenous Shunt Creation more than 53% of their peers

Dr. Vasquez performs this procedure more than 53% of their peers

Peripheral Vascular Disorders

Peripheral vascular disorder specialists diagnose and treat narrowing or blockages in the blood vessels outside the heart, most commonly caused by atherosclerosis, a buildup of plague inside the blood vessel wall.

Typically treats 67% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 15 conditions and procedures

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vasquez treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Vasquez treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vasquez treats Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Vasquez treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vasquez treats Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Vasquez treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

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.

Typically treats 43% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vasquez performs Peripheral Artery Catheterization more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Vasquez performs this procedure more than 88% of their peers

Peripheral Artery Bypass
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vasquez performs Peripheral Artery Bypass more than 75% of their peers

Dr. Vasquez performs this procedure more than 75% of their peers

Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Vasquez performs Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting more than 37% of their peers

Dr. Vasquez performs this procedure more than 37% of their peers

Hide other practice areas

Check Dr. Vasquez's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Vasquez's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • 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
  • 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 Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • 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
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • 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

About Me

Dr. Ricardo Vasquez is a Vascular Surgeon in Bloomington, IN practicing since 2001. He performs endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm surgery and stenting, carotid surgery, and peripheral artery disease evaluations. Regionally, Dr. Vasquez has perfo...

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Phlebology

Board Certifications

Education

2005
Carotid, Thoracic and Aortic Aneurysm Stenting
2003
Boston University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2003
Vein Laser Procedures
2001
Mount Sinai School Of Medicine-New York/Cabrini Program
Residency Hospital
1997
Mount Sinai School Of Medicine-New York/Cabrini Program
Internship Hospital
1990
University Of California (Davis) Program
Medical School
University Of California, Davis
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Smithwick Vascular Surgery Fellowship, 2001-2003

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Ricardo Vasquez, MD?

Is Dr. Ricardo Vasquez, MD accepting new patients?

Does Dr. Ricardo Vasquez, MD accept my insurance?

Media & Publications

  • Peripheral Arterial Disease, 2005

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Vasquez treats patients.

Learn more

Indiana University Health Bedford Hospital

Bedford, IN

Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital

Bloomington, IN

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Indiana University Health Morgan Hospital

Martinsville, IN

Indiana University Health Paoli Hospital

Paoli, IN

Schneck Medical Center

Seymour, IN

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)