All Treatments are Performed by a Team of Board Certified Vascular Surgeons.
Dr. Jonathan Kittredge
Dr. Kittredge started his surgical training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. After finishing his internship, he went to SUNY Buffalo for the remaining 4 years of General Surgery training. After General Surgery, Dr. Kittredge moved to Baltimore, Maryland for Vascular Surgical fellowship at the University of Maryland Medical Center.
Following training, Dr. Kittredge practiced in Lewes, Delaware and Charleston, South Carolina. He was the Chair of the Cardio-vascular service line and ran the IAL accredited Vascular lab at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. Dr. Kittredge was an Owner and Partner of Charleston Vascular Surgery. Dr. Kittredge has presented his work at national conferences, published his research and been recognized for his teaching.
Dr. Kittredge has interests in both arterial occlusive and venous disease. He is skilled in minimally invasive interventions and offers both hospital and office-based procedures. He is happily married with two children and enjoys the outdoors and camping.
Jessica Novy, PA-C
Jessica Novy, PA-C earned her Masters of Health Sciences for Physician Assistants at Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences in New York, NY. Her thesis was in Endovascular vs. Open Repair for Ruptured Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms. Her program provided a surgical focus for physician assistants including more than half of her clinical rotations in surgical subspecialties.
Jessica began her career at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Medical Center in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery. She actively managed cardiothoracic surgery patients on a 24-7 PA-run service. Her clinical care experience included post-operative care of ICU transfers, step-down and floor patients as well as performing bedside procedures and wound care. After working and training in New York for almost 5 years, Jessica relocated to Southeastern Massachusetts. She worked for Steward Medical Group specializing in Thoracic Surgery. She also provided coverage for Vascular and General Surgeons at Saint Anne’s Hospital in Fall River, MA. In addition to first-assisting the physicians in the operating room, she independently managed patients in the pre, intra, and postoperative settings. She performed beside procedures including chest tube placement/removal, venous line placement/removal and surgical wound care.
As Jessica felt that having long term relations with her patients will add to the fulfillment of her passion for caring for patients, she joined PrimaCARE, P.C. Center for Vascular Diseases in July of 2014. She manages patients in the outpatient and inpatient settings. She sees consults, performs daily rounds, and continues to first assist in the operating room. She has a particular interest in venous diseases, managing venous ulcers and varicose veins, as well as less severe spider veins that affect many healthy women.
Rajendra Patel, MD
Dr. Rajendra Patel, MD, FACS is a Board-certified vascular surgeon who specializes in the diagnosis and management of circulatory diseases involving arteries and veins.
Dr. Patel earned his medical degree from Temple University in Philadelphia and was elected to the prestigious AOA honor medical society while there. He then trained in General Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. During his residency, Dr. Patel also completed a two year research fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Patel completed a Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Dr. Patel practiced vascular surgery and was an Assistant Professor of Surgery at both Florida State University and University of Central Florida medical schools in Orlando before joining Prima CARE’s Center for Vascular Diseases in 2012.
Dr. Patel is Board-certified in both General Surgery and Vascular Surgery. He Is a registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation and was the Medical Director of a vascular laboratory in Orlando. He has received research grants for basic science research in vascular disease. Dr. Patel has contributed to the vascular literature and had lectured and presented his research and clinical findings extensively throughout his career. He has also been involved in clinical trials involving carotid stenting and lower extremity revascularization. He is the Medical Director for Vascular Care at St. Anne’s Hospital.
Dr. Patel is particularly interested in the management of aortic aneurysms, limb salvage and carotid disease. This includes the use of cutting edge minimal invasive (endovascular) techniques such stent-graft repair of thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms, percutaneous lower extremity revascularization and carotid stenting. He also treats atherosclerotic and diabetic arterial disease, venous disease, and dialysis access.
Dr. Patel has performed the first carotid stent and endovascular thoracic aortic stent graft in southeast Massachusetts. He has developed the first ruptured aneurysm protocol and also performed the first endovascular aortic aneurysm repair for ruptured aneurysm.
Ibrahim Eid, MD, FACS
Dr. Eid received his Medical Degree from the American University of Beirut in 1989 and achieved board certification in Internal Medicine at New York University Medical Center, General surgery at State University of New York, and vascular surgery at Temple University.
He has been practicing vascular Surgery since 1999 and moved to our area in 2002 to found the Center for Vascular Diseases.
Dr Eid performed the first minimally invasive aneurysm surgery in southeast Massachusetts and in Newport Hospital, and the first minimally invasive treatment for varicose veins and uterine fibroids in the Fall River area.
He has been involved in clinical trials and has lectured nationally about patient advocacy and empowerment; a philosophy embodied by the Center for Vascular Diseases.He has a special interest in the minimally invasive treatment of peripheral arterial disease (PAD), abdominal aneurysms, and carotid artery surgery and stenting. Dr Eid also performs minimally invasive treatment for uterine fibroids.
He is fluent in Arabic, French, and English, and conversant in Portuguese.
Brenna Maynard, NP
Brenna Maynard, NP, received her BSN at MCPHS-Boston then worked at St. Anne’s Hospital on a medical-oncology unit followed by several years in the ICU. Prior to receiving her master’s degree, she also worked in CVD Vein Clinic outpatient angiogram procedural suite. Brenna received her FNP degree from the University of Rhode Island. She also has a passion for preventive medicine with a background in weight loss and weight management.
Timothy Wilson-Byrne, MD
Dr. Wilson-Byrne is a graduate of Boston College and Tufts University (Masters in Chemistry), and earned his Doctorate in Medicine at Albany Medical College in Albany, New York. He completed his General Surgery Residency at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and his Vascular Surgery Fellowship at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina.