Kansas Vascular Medicine
Dr.  James A.M. Smith, D.O.
(316) 425-5016
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Improving quality of life by keeping your patients mobile
Dr. James A.M. Smith's practice is geared toward helping diagnose and treat vascular problems. He works closely with a patient's primary care physician before, during and after treatment.
 
Symptoms and co-morbidities may include intermittent claudication, peripheral artery disease, non-healing wounds on the extremities, syncope, TIA, resistant hypertension, venous thrombosis  (DVT).
 
About Dr. Smith
Dr. Smith earned his medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and completed his internal medicine residency at Millcreek Community Hospital in Erie, Pennsylvania. He is board-certified in internal medicine, vascular medicine, with a focus on angiography and angioplasty.
 
Dr. Smith underwent additional training in angiology with Dr. Ernst Schneider, M.D., at the University Hospital in Zurich, Switzerland, Department of Medicine/Angiology Division, and completed a fellowship in cardiovascular and interventional radiology at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He was a Special Fellow in Vascular Medicine, Department of Cardiology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation,.
 
He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, Society of Vascular Medicine, American College of Angiology and International Society of Cardiovascular Interventionalists.
 
Privileges
Inpatient -- Dr. Smith provides inpatient practice at all major hospitals in Wichita, Kansas.
Outpatient -- Dr. Smith provides outpatient procedures at Wesley Medical Center, Kansas Vascular Access Center and St. Joseph Hospital, Wichita, Kansas.
 
Awards
Dr. Smith was recognized by HCA for his angiography experience, including best utilization of resources, lowest radiation levels per case and shortest case time.
 
Publications
  • Smith, J.A.M., Renal Artery Stenosis and the Interventionist. Endovascular Today, Vol. 8, No. 8, pp.40-42, August 2009.
  • Smith, J.A.M., Hypertension Management in PAD Patients: Optimal Medical Management. Endovascular Today, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 52-55, April 2008.
  • Smith, J.A.M., Challenging Stent Placement in the Renal Artery.  Endovascular Today, Vol. 6, No.4, pp. 80-82, April 2007.
  • Smith, J.A.M., Operator Experience Versus Embolic Protection in the Carotid Arteries. Endovascular Today, Vol. 5, No. 8, pp. 75-78, August 2006.
  • Smith, J.A.M., Firsthand Experiences: The Impact of Informed Consent. Endovascular Today, Vol. 5, No. 6, pp. 62-64, June 2006.
  • Smith, J.A.M., Tools of the Renal Trade. Endovascular Today, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp.70-71, Jan. 2006.
  • Smith, J.A.M., Renal Interventions: Diagnostic Devices Used and Interventional Devices Used. Endovascular Today, Vol. 4, No.12, pp.57-58, Dec. 2005.
  • Smith, J.A.M., Vasopressors. Endovascular Today, Vol. 4, No. 4, April 2005.
  • Smith, J.A.M., Deaton, D.H., Simulation Training in 2005. Endovascular Today, Vol. 2, No. 9, pp.20-21, Sept. 2003.
  • Smith, J.A.M., Measuring treatment effects of cilostazol on clinical trial endpoints in patients with intermittent claudication.  Clin. Cardiol. 25, 91 – 94, 2002.
  • Smith, J.A.M., Carotid Stenting:  An emerging option. Patient Care, Vol. 36, No.12, pp. 85 – 94, Oct. 2002.
  • Smith, J.A.M., Mesenteric Ischemia revisited.  Endovascular Today, Vol. 1, No. 1, Sept./Oct. 2002.
  • Smith, J.A.M., Paolantenio et al, Intermittent claudication of the jaw:  A complication of carotid angioplasty and stenting. Endovascular Today, Vol.1, No. 2, Nov/Dec 2002.
  • Smith, J.A.M., Invasive therapy for peripheral vascular disease.  Patient Care, Vol. 36, No. 14, Dec. 2002.
  • Rhaiva, B., Zelch, M., Graor, R., Geisinger, M., Smith, J., Piraino, D., Catheter-directed low dose Streptokinase infusions:  A preliminary experience.  Radiology:  Vol. 150, No. 2, pages 349-355, February, 1984.
  • Graor, R., Young, J., McCandless, M., Swift, C., Smith, J., Percutaneous Transluminal Angioplasty:  Review of iliac and femoral dilatations at the Cleveland Clinic.  Cleveland Clinical Quarterly, Vol. 51, Pages 149 – 154, Spring, 1984.
  • Wholey, M., Smith, J., Improved tools permit angiographer intervention at new peripheral sites.  Diagnostic Imaging.  Pages 125 – 128, March, 1988.
  • Wholey, M., Smith, J., Godlawski, P., Negurka, M., Recanalization of total arterial occlusions with the Kenney dynamic angioplasty catheter.  Radiology, 1989, pages 172; 95–98.
  • Wholey, M., Smith, J.A.M., Newer Atherectomy and Recanalization Devices for the Peripheral Circulation.  Taveres JM ed. Cardiac and Vascular Radiology:  Newer Atherectomy and Reperfusion Devices.  Vol. 2, Chap. 141A.  Philadelphia:  J.B. Lippincott Company, 1990; 1-12.