Dr. Alex Westerband is a board-certified vascular surgeon who completed his residency in General Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New York, and at Case Western Reserve University Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Westerband moved to Tucson, Arizona, after being accepted to the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center for a two-year fellowship in vascular surgery. A native of Haiti, Dr. Westerband holds several university degrees from the State University of Haiti and the University Louis Pasteur of Strasbourg, France, and is an American board-certified General and Vascular surgeon.
Dr. Westerband has a focused approach on the management of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and the problem of myointimal hyperplasia. He has extensively studied and researched carotid interventions for stroke prevention, the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms using a stent graft or the traditional surgical method, the treatment of varicose veins, and venous thrombo-embolic disease.
Dr. Westerband treats the following conditions:
- Aortic aneurysm
- Peripheral artery occlusive disease and claudication
- Visceral artery aneurysm
- Carotid artery disease for stroke prevention
- Peripheral artery aneurysm
- Renovascular hypertension
- Aortoiliac occlusive disease
- Dialysis access in renal failure
- Mesenteric artery occlusive disease
- Diabetic foot infections
- Chronic venous insufficiency
- Varicose veins, spider veins and telangiectasiae
Dr. Westerband is married to Catherine Westerband, an obstetrician/gynecologist in Tucson, and is a father of 16-year-old twins. Aside from his professional obligations, he enjoys ballroom dancing and various recreational activities during family trips. He is further engaged as the co-chair of the US non-profit organization Universal Learning Centre, which promoted education and financially supports libraries in developing countries.
Dr. Westerband is fluent in English, French, and Haitian Creole. He is accepting new patients.