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Dr. Anthony Comerota

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Anthony Comerota,

Dr. Comerota is a board-certified vascular surgeon. He joined Inova as the Medical Director of the Eastern Region Heart and Vascular Institute, with over 36 years of clinical experience. Dr. Comerota served as a faculty member at Temple University Health Sciences Center where he became Chief of Vascular Surgery, Professor of Surgery, Program Director of General and Vascular Surgery, President of the Medical Staff and President of the Medical Alumni Association. He also served as Director of the Jobst Vascular Institute, ProMedica Toledo Hospital from 2002 - 2015 and Executive Director of Research, ProMedica Health System and Jobst Vascular Institute from 2015 to January 2017. 


Dr. Comerota has been a major contributor to the development of some of the newest forms of treatment for vascular disease and has been the principal investigator of seven major national trials and a co-investigator of numerous others. 


Dr. Comerota has a special interest in acute and chronic venous thromboembolic disease, complex deep venous reconstruction and carotid artery disease. He became interested in venous thromboembolic disease because it is a serious and common vascular disorder.

Quality of Life

“Everybody will receive anti-coagulation medicine, but patients who have their clot removed, have a much better quality of life”


                   -  Dr. Anthony Comorota

                            Thrombolex SAB

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