West Coast Vascular is one of the leading vascular practices in Southern California with three Board Certified Vascular surgeons on staff. Dr. Skillern, Dr. Kong and New doctor are highly skilled surgeons with experience in the most progressive, cutting edge medical technology available today.
Dr. Guo recently joined West Coast Vascular from Northern Virginia where he was voted by his peers as one of “Best Doctors” in the Washington DC area in 2008.
Dr. Guo uses both endovascular and open vascular techniques to achieve the best outcome possible for his patients. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery for both Vascular Surgery and General Surgery.
Dr. Guo has spent time on both coasts. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania with Magna cum Laude distinction, and graduated Alpha Omega Alpha (top 10% of class) from the New York University School of Medicine in 1997. He then trained extensively at UCLA School of Medicine, completing his internship, General Surgery residency, as well as a research fellowship in Molecular Endocrinology. Subsequently, he completed a clinical and research fellowship in Vascular Surgery also at UCLA School of Medicine in 2006. In addition to his medical interests he is an avid amtuer violinist, playing on his Gagliano violin made in the year 1770. He also is fluent in Mandarin and Fukinese.
Sydney S. Guo, M.D.
Board certified vascular surgery
Specializing in vascular and vein therapy
New York University School of Medicine
New York, New York
M.D., May 1997
Alpha Omega Alpha
University of Pennsylvania College of Arts and Sciences, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
B.A., May 1993
Magna cum Laude
Indiana University at Bloomington School of Music
Major: Violin Performance
Idyllwild School of Music and the Arts, and
The Elliot-Pope Preparatory School
University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Clinical and Research Fellowship, Vascular Surgery,
University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Senior/Chief Residency, General Surgery
West Los Angeles/Wadsworth VA Medical Center
Research Fellowship, Molecular Oncology/Endocrinology
University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Internship/Junior Residency, General Surgery