Meet the Vascular & Vein Center Team

Vascular Surgeons

 

Kevin Caldwell, MD

Board Eligible; Trained in Integrated Vascular Surgery

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Dr. Kevin Caldwell
Kevin Caldwell, MD, received his medical degree from the University of Maryland, School of Medicine, in Baltimore, in 2011. Dr. Caldwell then completed an intern year in General Surgery at the University of Maryland Medical Center and, most recently, completed an Integrated Vascular Surgery residency at Southern Illinois University, in Springfield, Ill.

 

 

 

Carlos Neves, MD

Board Certified in Vascular Surgery; Fellowship Trained in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

Carlos Neves, MD, received his medical degree from Rutgers University/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey and did a surgical internship at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia, where he also completed his Surgical residency. He completed Fellowship training in Vascular Surgery at Cooper University Hospital in New Jersey.

Dr. Neves specializes in both open and endovascular (minimally invasive) repair of aneurysm disease as well as carotid artery surgery for stroke prevention. He offers percutaneous or incision-less repair of aortic aneurysms. Other areas of interest include: complex lower extremity endovascular reconstructions with minimally invasive procedure with balloon angioplasty, atherectomy and stenting for peripheral arterial disease, complex lower extremity bypass procedures, carotid artery stenting, hemodialysis access, placement and retrieval of IVC filters, treatment of varicose veins and all types of venous disorders. Dr. Neves also received training in the evaluation and minimally invasive treatment for pelvic congestion syndrome.

 

Sean Ryan, MD

Board Certified in Vascular Surgery; Fellowship Trained in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

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Sean Ryan, MD, received his medical degree from Rutgers University/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey. He completed his General Surgical residency at Christiana Care Health System and completed his Fellowship training in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. He spent an extra year of training during surgical residency in a laboratory to work on tissue regeneration and teaching anatomy at the University of Delaware.

Dr. Ryan specializes in both open and endovascular (minimally invasive) repair of aneurysm disease. He offers percutaneous or incision-less repair of aortic aneurysms. Other areas of clinical interest include: complex endovascular treatments—balloon angioplasty, atherectomy, stenting—of peripheral arterial disease, lower extremity revascularization (bypass) procedures, carotid artery surgery and stenting, permanent hemodialysis access for end-stage renal disease, placement and retrieval of IVC filters, and the management of the full spectrum of venous disease.

 

 

Nurse Practitioners

Kathleen Cannatelli

Kathy Cannatelli, RN, MSN, BSN, received her Master of Science in Nursing in May of 2015 from Wilmington University in Wilmington, Delaware and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Delaware, in Newark, Del., in 1982. Kathy is Board Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. 

 

 

 

Elizabeth "Betsy" Frederick, Beebe Vascular
Betsy Frederick, RN, MSN, CCRN, ACNP-BC, received her BSN from the University of Maryland in 1993, her Masters in Health Care Administration from Bellevue University in Nebraska in 2006, and her Acute Care nurse practitioner (ACNP) from Drexel University in Pennsylvania in 2009. 
 
 
 
 
 
Ellen PurpleEllen Purple, MSN, BSN, NP-BC, received her Master of Science in Nursing in May 2015 from Wilmington University, in Wilmington, Delaware and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Delaware, in Newark, Delaware in 1995.  Ellen is Board Certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.  Prior to joining Beebe Medical Group in 2015, she was a critical care nurse at Beebe Healthcare for fourteen years.
 

 

Beverly Wells

Beverly Wells, RN, MSN, APN, FNP-BC, received her BSN from University of Maryland in 1983, her Masters in Nursing Science from Wilmington University in 2003.  She is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Nursing Credentialing Center.

 

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