Breakthrough Artery Surgery

Traverse, Northern Michigan's Magazine|January 2020

Breakthrough Artery Surgery
“One of the most common procedures that bring patients to our office are those who have developed severe blockages in the carotid arteries,” says Dr. Richard Sheppek, Vascular Surgeon at McLaren Northern Michigan in Petoskey.
Courtney Jerome

“When this plaque builds up and gets to be quite severe, the more severe it becomes, the higher the risk for stroke for a patient. And stroke is a leading cause of death in the United States—and not only death but significantly life-altering changes in your ability to care for yourself as time goes on.”


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January 2020