About Tom Alsaigh, MD
Tom Alsaigh, MD, is a board-certified internist and vascular medicine physician. As an internist, he provides primary care for adults, including preventive care and diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. He also provides comprehensive vascular care through the department of vascular and endovascular surgery including all disorders of the vasculature, including arterial disease, varicose veins and venous insufficiency, anticoagulation and wound care. He performs sclerotherapy, vein ablation procedures and vascular ultrasound interpretation.
As a complement to his clinical interests, Dr. Alsaigh is interested in genomics and translational medicine, with a focus on using the power of next generation sequencing to identify unique markers of vascular disease.
As an assistant professor at UC San Diego School of Medicine, he is also involved in medical student, resident and fellow education. He holds joint appointments in the Department of Medicine's Division of General Internal Medicine and the Department of Surgery's Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery.
Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Alsaigh served as clinical instructor of medicine and vascular surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine, where he was recruited to complete a vascular medicine fellowship. He received training in comprehensive non-invasive vascular disease management, venous interventions and advanced wound care. Dr. Alsaigh completed a physician-scientist research track residency in internal medicine at Scripps Clinic/The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, Calif. He earned his medical degree from University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City.
When not at work, he enjoys spending time with wife, daughter and dog. As a family, they enjoy traveling, cooking, and going to sporting events.
- The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK
- Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, La Jolla, CA
- Stanford University, School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
Date Joined Staff
- American Board of Internal Medicine
Conditions and Treatments
- Adult Medicine
- Preventive Medicine
- Overall Health and Well-Being
- Vascular Disorders
- Peripheral Arterial Disease
- Varicose Veins
- Venous Insufficiency
- Wound Care