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Dr. Salman Mufti

Interventional Radiologist

Dr. Salman Mufti is a graduate from Rutgers University Medical School in NJ graduating with the highest honors and a former Edward J. Bloustein Distinguished Scholar. He obtained his Vascular and Interventional Radiology fellowship training from Brown University in Rhode Island and has earned several publications, professional distinctions, and teaching accolades. He specializes in complex vascular and endovascular procedures, vein procedures, and minimally invasive procedures such as kyphoplasty and embolization. His special interests include complex PAD and fibroid treatments. Dr Mufti is performing new cutting edge treatments that involve minimally invasive procedures for knee and shoulder osteoarthritis, fibroids, prostates, hemorrhoids, and compression fractures of the spine. Dr. Mufti has previously practiced in Northern Virginia for more than 10 years and served as Chief of Vascular and IR from 2017-2020 in the Inova Health System. He has been named “top doc” for Washington and Northern Virginia Magazine eleven times. Dr. Mufti enjoys spending time with his family, is an avid golfer and tennis player and loves to hike.

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Dr. Fredrick Southern

Vascular Surgeon

Fredrick N. Southern, M.D., a native of Kansas City, Kansas, attended Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, PA where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology. He went onto medical school, was selected for an Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship and graduated as a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Kansas in 1987. A general surgery internship was completed at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, in 1988, followed by a 2 year duty assignment as medical department head on the USS Seattle (AOE 3). During this time he deployed to the Mediterranean Sea and Indian Ocean. Dr. Southern completed a five year general surgery residency at Eastern Virginia Graduate School of Medicine, Norfolk, VA in 1995 and became board certified in General Surgery. He followed this with a 2-year duty assignment as Ship’s Surgeon aboard the USS George Washington (CVN 73) with another deployment to the Mediterranean Sea, Indian Ocean and Persian Gulf regions.  He was selected for vascular fellowship and completed a 2-year training program at the University of Arkansas in 1999. He was board certified in vascular surgery in 2000 and recertified in 2008 as a Diplomate of the American Board of Vascular Surgery. Following his vascular surgery fellowship he was a staff vascular surgeon at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Portsmouth, VA, from 1999 through 2010. Additional mini-fellowship training in endovascular surgery was completed at the Arizona Heart Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona from May-June 2002. During his time at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth he served as department head and vascular laboratory medical director from 2001-2010 except when he was Director of Surgical Services for 20 departments from 2004-2007. Dr. Southern also deployed in 2005 as the Task Force Surgeon, responsible for all medical assets and activities in the Horn of Africa Region based out of Djibouti, Africa. Dr. Southern retired from the Navy as a Captain with 23 years of service June 30, 2010. Dr. Southern joined to National Vascular Associates (NVA) with an office in Virginia Beach, Virginia, which opened in January 2011.

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Dr. Paul R. Butros, MD

Endovascular Surgeon

Having received extensive training at some of the country’s most prestigious institutions for vascular care, Dr. Paul Butros completed his residency at Wayne State University before finishing his fellowships at Harvard Medical School and Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute, respectively. Today, with more than a decade’s worth of experience, he is dual board-certified in: Diagnostic Radiology and Vascular and Interventional Radiology. Dr. Butros is known for treating every patient with compassionate care and individualized attention. He offers his expertise for a wide variety of conditions that require both minimally invasive treatments and advanced endovascular methods. When not working directly with patients, Dr. Butros has participated in the advancement of vascular care by both authoring and co-authoring medical articles, participating as the lead investigator of clinical trials, and speaking at both national and international vascular conferences.

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Dr. Shailraj Parikh

Vascular Surgeon

Dr Parikh is a double board-certified Vascular and General Surgeon. He completed his vascular surgery fellowship at Tufts Medical Center and St Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston, MA after finishing his general surgery residency at Staten Island University Hospital in New York. He has several publications, residency honors, and completed the Paris Endovascular Aortic Course in 2023 in Paris, France. He specializes in peripheral arterial disease and limb salvage with a special interest in complex vascular pathologies. When not working, Dr. Parikh enjoys spending time in nature, with animals, exploring physics, and loves horseback riding.

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Wendy Turk, FNP

Wendy Turk is a board-certified FNP. An Ohio native, she was an RN for 17 years practicing in many areas including surgical intensive care units, pulmonary step down units, and cardiovascular units, she graduated with honors from the University of Phoenix with a BSN and Chamberlain College of Nursing in 2016 with an MSN. A veteran Wendy served in the Army and participated in Operation Desert Storm. Wendy treats all patients with respect and dedicates herself to listening to all patient concerns during her consultations to ensure they receive the care they deserve.