Meet our Providers

The Christie Clinic Vein & Vascular Care Center provides the highest quality clinical care for patients dealing with vascular disease. Our team excels in innovative solutions to  challenging vascular problems including medical or surgical management, aneurysms, or aortic dissections.


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Jennifer Ash, MD, Vascular Surgeon

Dr. Jennifer Ash earned her medical degree from Southern Illinois Medical School in Springfield in 2003.  From 2003-2008, she completed her residency in General Surgery at University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria, Illinois. In 2010, she completed specialized fellowship training in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois.  Dr. Ash is Board Certified in General Surgery and Vascular/Endovascular Surgery.


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Syed Hussain, MD, Vascular Surgeon

Dr. Syed Hussain earned his medical degree from Loyola’s Stritch School of Medicine in 1999.  From 2000-2004, he completed his residency in General Surgery at the University of Illinois College of Medicine in Peoria, Illinois. In 2006, he completed specialized fellowship training in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois.  Dr. Hussain is Board Certified in General Surgery and Vascular/Endovascular Surgery.


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Dr. Karagiorgos received his medical degree from the University of Crete in Greece in 2002. From 2009-2014,  He completed his residency in General Surgery  at the UIC Metropolitan Group Hospitals in Chicago, Illinois. In 2016, he completed specialized fellowship training in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Albany Medical Center in Albany. Dr. Karagiorgos is Board Certified in General Surgery and Vascular/Endovascular Surgery. He is a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation.  The certification is awarded by the Alliance for Certification & Advancement. To earn your RPVI certification you must pass the PVI examination.


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Sherri Morrison, PA-C

Sherri received her Associate in Applied Science of Nursing from Carl Sandburg College in Galesburg, Illinois.  She received her Bachelor of Applied Science, Physician Assistant from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois. She has been a physician extender in the field of vascular and endovascular surgery since 2008.


Cory Sharp, PA

Cory earned his Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale and his Bachelor of Biological Sciences from Illinois State University. He was also a Clinical Professor of the Southern Illinois University, Carbondale PA program in Peoria.

 

 


Katie Wilson, APN

Katie received her Associate in Nursing from Danville Area Community College in Danville, Illinois.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, and her Master of Science in Nursing, Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner from Walden University in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Katie is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.


 

By choosing a vascular specialist within Christie Clinic Vein & Vascular Center, you have seamless access to other specialists and healthcare services throughout the Christie Clinic network of care.