Comprehensive Aortic Program

World-class multi-specialty care for your aortic aneurysm

Do you have an aneurysm (or bulge) of your aorta? Have you met with another physician or surgeon, and they told you that your aneurysm is too difficult to fix? We can help!

The Comprehensive Aortic Program at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center provides world-class multi-specialty care for your aortic aneurism. We work with specialists from:

Together, we work to ensure that you receive integrated health care to treat:

  • Simple or more complex aneurysms in your chest, abdomen, or both
  • Medical problems that make your situation more challenging

We can offer you unique and customized treatments for the most complicated aortic issues.

What sets us apart

We have access to innovative and cutting-edge technologies that sets us apart from other centers in the Northeast region. We are nationally recognized leaders in aortic care.

Our multidisciplinary team meets to discuss your story, review images of your aneurysm, and think as a group about the best approach to your care, both surgical and medical.

In the operating room, our specialists work together to make your procedure as safe as possible. We can combine the unique capabilities of each specialty. We provide open techniques of heart surgeons and the less invasive techniques of vascular surgeons.

A focus on the most complex situations

No matter how complicated your condition, the specialists in our aortic program may have a solution.

We have access to many of the newest less-invasive devices for the treatment of aneurysms. We also take part in many clinical trials of investigational devices.

Learn more about our current research and clinical trials

To request a consultation with us, please contact us.

Meet the directors

Anthony W. DiScipio, MD

Cardiac Surgery

Areas of focus

  • Adult congenital heart surgery
  • Congenital heart surgery
  • Thoracic aortic disease
  • Valvular reconstruction
  • And 1 more areas of focus


  • Lebanon

View profile

Bjoern D. Suckow, MD, MS

Vascular Surgery

My goal is provide personalized and compassionate vascular care at the highest quality level. We are advancing the field of vascular surgery through research, integrating new treatment me… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Aneurysm disease - aortic and peripheral
  • Cerebrovascular and carotid disease
  • Peripheral arterial disease
  • Endovascular treatment of aneurysms and arterial occlusive disease
  • And 2 more areas of focus


  • Concord
  • Lebanon
  • Manchester

View profile