Saint Alphonsus Health System

Vascular & Endovascular Services

Saint Alphonsus Vascular & Endovascular Services is dedicated to optimizing the vascular health of patients throughout the region. Our doctors and staff provide comprehensive state-of-the-art evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment for the entire spectrum of vascular disorders.

Through the use of optimal medical management of vascular disease, minimally invasive catheter-based intervention and conventional open surgery, treatment is tailored to the individual needs of the patient.

Services Offered

  • Advanced non-invasive vascular imaging for diagnosis and treatment of vascular disorders
  • Entire spectrum of open surgical and endovascular interventions
  • Endovascular and open repair of abdominal and thoracic aortic aneurysms
  • Expert management of cerebrovascular disease for stroke prevention, including, carotid endarterectomy and carotid stenting
  • Treatment of peripheral vascular disease (PVD) ranging from leg pain with walking to critical limb ischemia with percutaneous intervention and bypass surgery
  • Renal and mesenteric artery stenting and bypass for treatment of hypertension/renal insufficiency and mesenteric ischemia
  • Upper extremity ischemia and thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Dialysis access
  • Evaluation and management of venous disorders including varicose veins and venous insufficiency


Christopher Alessi, MD, FACS, RPVI

Christopher Alessi, MD, FACS, RPVI

Education: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (General Surgery)
Fellowship: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (Vascular Surgery)
Board-certified: General Surgery (2005); Vascular Surgery (2007)

Wes Arlein, MD, FACS

Wes Arlein, MD, FACS

Education: Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
Fellowship: Boston VA Combined Vascular Fellowship, Vascular; University of Minnesota, General Surgery, Wound Healing
Board-certified: Vascular Surgery

Location & Contact Information

Boise - Located on the Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center Main Campus
6140 Curtisian, Suite 102, Boise, ID 83704
Phone: 208-367-7787 | Fax: 208-367-7798