Why do my legs hurt? Veins, arteries, and other stuff

Karl A. Illig, MD

Date / Time Wednesday, April 17, 2013 1:30 PM

Leg pain, whether at rest or with activity, is a common complaint, especially as the birthdays accumulate. While leg pain can sometimes be serious, more often the causes are relatively benign and even correctable. This informative talk will focus on the many causes of leg pain, with clear discussion of when to seek attention and when not to worry.

Dr. Karl Illig is the Director of the Vascular Surgery at the University of South Florida. He is also involved in the USF Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS), and runs a yearly international meeting for medical students and residents interested in academic vascular surgery. Dr. Illig holds degrees from Harvard University and Cornell University Medical College and was formerly Division Chief of Surgery at the University of Rochester.

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Karl A. Illig, MD
Director of the Vascular Surgery, USF Health