Dr. Elizabeth Pensler, a Michigan native, is a Double Board Certified Vascular and General Surgeon. She graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI and went to Medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in the College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas city, Missouri.
She completed her General Surgery Residency within the Henry Ford Health Systems and her Vascular Surgery Fellowship at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center. After her vascular surgery fellowship she was invited to join the academic staff at the Detroit Medical Center, including Harper University Hospital and Detroit Receiving Hospital.
During her tenure, she mastered the latest in minimally invasive, endovascular procedures. These procedures offer less pain, lower risk and a faster return to normal daily life for the patient. She is able to treat a wide array of vascular problems with a special attention to venous disorders.
Disorders Treated by Dr. Pensler and Staff
The disorders most often treated at the Pensler Vein and Vascular Surgical Institute are:
- Abdominal and Iliac artery aneurysms
- Carotid artery arteriosclerosis with stroke and TIA (mini stroke)
- Leg pain
- Intermittent claudication and rest pain
- Varicose veins
- Spider veins
- Leg swelling
- Leg ulcers and wounds
- Hemodialysis access with need for catheters, fistulas and grafts
- Problems with catheters, fistulas and grafts
- Abdominal pain- mesenteric ischemia