Dr. Silas Duncan, MD

Vascular Surgery •  Male • Age 79
  
Dr. Duncan

East Texas Vascular Associates

700 Olympic Plaza Cir Ste 510 Tyler, TX 75701

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(903) 595-2636

Dr. Silas Duncan, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Tyler, TX and has over 52 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Duncan has more experience with Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), Peripheral Vascular Procedures, and Vascular Surgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas medical school in 1968. He is affiliated with medical facilities CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler and UT Health Tyler. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Duncan to book an appointment.


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Frequently Treated by Dr. Duncan

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Duncan treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Duncan treats other conditions, please contact the office at (903) 595-2636.

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.Compare with other Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) specialists.

Dr. Duncan typically treats 94% more often than similar doctors

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Treatments
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Normal Frequency
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Very High Frequency
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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. Duncan typically treats 83% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Vascular Surgery

Vascular surgery is a subspecialty of general surgery that focuses on treating conditions of the lymphatic system and blood vessels outside the heart and brain.Compare with other Vascular Surgery specialists.

Dr. Duncan typically treats 90% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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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.Compare with other Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection specialists.

Dr. Duncan typically treats 61% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Aortic Aneurysm
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. Duncan'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
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • 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
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • 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 Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Dr. Duncan accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
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Humana
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Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
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Dr Dunkin has to be one of the sweetest doctors I've ever had. He also did surgery on my legs and I am now able to walk again after almost three years of pain and not being able to walk.
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Silas 'Edwin' Duncan grew up in West Texas and studied at Texas A&M University for his undergraduate degree.  He initially started out in...Read more

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

1974
Saint Thomas Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1973
U Tex-Bexar Co Hosp
Residency Hospital
1969
Dallas Va Hosp
Internship Hospital
1968
U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas
Medical School

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Locations

East Texas Vascular Associates

East Texas Vascular Associates P.A.700 Olympic Plaza Cir Ste 510 Tyler, TX 75701
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  • 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
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Practice

First Physicians700 Olympic Plaza Cir Ste 510 Tyler, TX 75701
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CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler

Tyler, TX

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)

UT Health Tyler

Tyler, TX

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

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