Diagnostic Vascular Unit at U-M Frankel Cardiovascular Center


If you think you are having an issue with your arteries or veins, comprehensive diagnostic testing is the first step to understanding the problem and creating a treatment program that best suits your needs. At the Diagnostic Vascular Unit at the Michigan Medicine Frankel Cardiovascular Center, we offer full-service diagnostics with the latest equipment and a credentialed staff so your tests are performed properly and read correctly, all with a quick turnaround.

Our laboratory is full-service and accredited by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories. We offer a full-range of diagnostic services for adult and pediatric patients, including:

  • Aortic Aneurysm Ultrasound (AAA)
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Hemodialysis Access Ultrasound
  • Penile Ultrasound
  • Pre-operative Hemodialysis Planning
  • Pre-operative Superficial Vein Mapping
  • Pseudoanerysm Ultrasound
  • Inferior Vena Cava Ultrasound (IVC)
  • Lower and Upper Extremity Arterial Bypass Graft Ultrasound
  • Lower and Upper Extremity Arterial Doppler (ABI)
  • Lower and Upper Extremity Arterial Duplex
  • Lower and Upper Extremity Venous Ultrasound (DVT)
  • Mesenteric Ultrasound (SMA, Celiac)
  • Renal Ultrasound
  • Transcranial Doppler
  • Transcutaneous Oxygen Measurement (TCOM, TCPO2)
  • Venous Air Plethysmography (APG)
  • Venous Insufficiency/Reflux Ultrasound


Additional Information

Parking: University of Michigan Health System parking structure P5 is connected to the Frankel Cardiovascular Center, and is designated parking for staff, visitors and patients. Your entrance is off Observatory and Ann Streets. Street signs off East Medical Center Drive will help direct you to the Cardiovascular Center.

Valet service is available for patients, families and other visitors for a fee at the circle drive main entrance to the Center.