Christopher D. Leville, MD

  • About
    • Specialties: Vascular Medicine Vascular Surgery
    • Board Certified:

      Vascular Surgery

    • Gender: Male
    • Languages: English

    What I Do
    An essential part of being a surgeon is working with a dedicated team. I provide comprehensive care of the vascular system using a multidisciplinary approach. I do this by incorporating my colleagues and available resources into my work to ensure excellent care of my patients throughout their entire experience.

    My clinical interests include the following:

    • Complex aortic endovascular repair for dissection and pararenal aortic aneurysm including fenestrated and physician modified stent grafts, iliac branch aneurysm stents and embolization treatment for aneurysm
    • Open and percutaneous thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) repair, fenestrated AAA stent (FEVAR) and peripheral aneurysm repair
    • TCAR procedure, carotid endarterectomy and carotid body tumor surgery
    • Thoracic outlet syndrome surgery/rib resection
    • Endovascular treatment of proximal acute/chronic DVT/percutaneous thrombectomy and thrombolysis
    • Limb salvage/claudication procedures with peripheral endovascular techniques, surgical reconstruction/bypass and amputation
    • Mesenteric/renal artery stenting and bypass
    • Venous reflex disease with RF, laser and chemoablation, microphlebectomy, foam sclerotherapy and perforator ablation
    • Spine exposure procedures
    • Emergency vascular surgery procedures/hybrid open and endovascular procedures
    • Dialysis surgery and maintenance, percutaneous dialysis access and dialysis catheter placement
    • Complex tumor resection with vascular component and vena cava thrombectomy
    • IVC filter placement and removal
    • Wound care of the vascular patient/medical management of vascular patient/lymphedema management

    Why I Love My Work
    I enjoy working with our phenomenal vascular surgery team in the clinic and hospital! I am attracted to vascular surgery because we provide new, evidence-driven technologies and surgeries for complex patient problems. Vascular surgery is always changing. We are not only learning new things, but we are also consistent with tried-and-true methods. I also enjoy taking care of my patients over the long term.

    Getting to Know Me
    I was born and raised in Minnesota and enjoy spending time with family. I am married and have two sons. I also enjoy playing piano, gourmet food, trivia, music and travel. I’ve been recognized as a “Top Doctor in America” and in the Mpls.St.Paul Magazine.

    Meet Vascular Surgeon Christopher D. Leville, MD, CentraCare Heart & Vascular

    • Medical School
      University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    • Residency
      General Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
    • Fellowship
      Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH