• Dr. Crayton Pruitt

About Our Doctors...

Leaders in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of vascular diseases

J. Crayton Pruitt, Sr., M.D., Founder

  • Undergraduate and medical degrees from Emory University
  • Surgical residencies in general and cardiothoracic surgery from Bowman Gray School of Medicine
  • Certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery
  • Pioneer in the surgical treatment of carotid artery atherosclerosis for the prevention of stroke and has personally performed more carotid endarterectomies than any surgeon in the world
  • Co-inventor of one of the world's most popular shunts for use during carotid endarterectomy
  • Inventor of numerous other catheters and instruments for use in vascular surgery
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

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