Team VIV

Anish P. Shah, MD, FASN
Anish P. Shah, MD, FASN
Medical Director

Dr. Shah is the medical director and founder of the Vascular Institute of Virginia, LLC. He is a Board Certified Nephrologist with a special focus in Vascular & Interventional Nephrology, credentialed by the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology. Formerly he was an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine (previously known as Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann University) in the Division of Nephrology. He was active in the education of Nephrology Fellows, Residents and Medical Students.

Dr. Shah specializes in all aspects of Hemodialysis Vascular Access. In addition, Dr. Shah has a special interest in lower extremity limb salvage and wound care. He performs diagnostic and endovascular therapy for venous reflux disease (varicose veins) as well as arterial disease.

Dr. Shah completed his Internship in Internal Medicine in 1999, Residency in Internal Medicine in 2001 and then his Fellowship in Nephrology in 2003 all from MCP Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, PA. He currently holds active Medical Licenses in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia and California.

    Dr Shah's Affiliations
  • Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center
  • Mary Washington
  • Howard University Hospital
  • Novant Health- Haymarket
  • Novant Health- Prince William
  • Stafford Hospital
  • Healogics Wound Care Center, Woodbridge

 

Joshua Washer, MD
Joshua Washer, MD

Dr. Washer is a general & vascular surgeon with a special interest in vascular access.  He attended the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia, South Carolina.  He completed his surgery residency at Greenville Health System in Greenville, South Carolina. He has additional training in Renal Transplantation and Dialysis Vascular Access from UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. He specializes in dialysis access procedures and has a passion for caring for the patient with End Stage Renal Disease. He began his career as the Director of Vascular Access at University of South Carolina. He has now joined the Vascular Institute of Virginia.

  • Stafford Hospital
  • Fredericksburg Ambulatory Surgical Center (FASC)
  • Fauquier Hospital
  • Spotsylvania Hospital
  • Mary Washington Hospital
  • Novant Health – Haymarket
  • Novant Heath – Prince William
  • Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center

Sandeep Bagla, MD
Sandeep Bagla, MD

Dr. Sandeep Bagla graduated with Honors from St. Georges University School of Medicine in 2002 before completing residency at Albany Medical Center in NY in Diagnostic Radiology, including being selected as Chief Resident.  Dr. Bagla completed subspecialty training in Vascular & Interventional Radiology at George Washington University in 2008 and completed his Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Vascular & Interventional Radiology.  He has been selected as a Top Doctor in multiple publications, including Washingtonian Magazine.

Dr. Bagla continues his robust clinical research career, from his experience in the Department of Neuroradiology at John Hopkins to his current experience in Cardiovascular & Interventional Radiology.  He has personally pioneered research on topics from minimally invasive cancer therapy to the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), receiving multiple grant awards as well.  Dr. Bagla has served as the Principal Investigator of multiple clinical trials, focusing on: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), Metastatic Cancer and Tumor Ablation, Spine Metastasis and Pain. He also investigated novel treatments for Pulmonary Embolism, Uterine Fibroids, and novel drugs for anticoagulation.

He has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and currently reviews manuscripts for publication in two major medical journals: Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology and Cardiovascular & Interventional Radiology.  He has co-authored book chapters on Prostate Artery Embolization and has delivered numerous invited lectures at national and international meetings on topics including: Prostate Disease, Cancer, Pulmonary Embolism, Regulatory Affairs, Robotics, and Womens Health.  Dr. Bagla currently sits on the physician advisory board of multiple worldwide medical device companies providing his advice for the future of cancer and robotic therapy.

Dr. Bagla thrives with his patient interaction and drive for excellent care.  He enjoys his free time with his wife and family, and looks forward to time spent on his favorite hobby, cooking.


 

Cathryn Hodukavich MSN, APRN, BC
Cathryn Hodukavich MSN, APRN, BC
Nurse Practitioner

Cathryn received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University, and her Master of Science in Nursing from the Acute Care Nurse Practitioner program at Georgetown University.  She comes to the Vascular Institute of Virginia with eight years of nursing experience, including five years as a Registered Nurse in Thoracic Surgery and three years as a Nurse Practitioner specializing in the treatment of vein disease. In addition to her nursing education, she has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from James Madison University.  She is excited to be using her expertise to provide comprehensive care for patients with varicose vein disease at the VIV.