Advanced Vascular Centers is a national medical group specializing in interventional radiology. Our team of highly skilled physicians, dedicated providers, and creative administrators are committed to creating an environment that prioritizes patient experience, positive results, and advanced care.
OUR PATIENT CENTRIC APPROACH
AVC strives to provide you with the most enjoyable experience possible.
THE ADVANCED VASCULAR TEAM
Our team of highly-skilled physicians, dedicated providers, and creative administrators are committed to creating an environment that prioritizes patient experience, positive results, and advanced care.
HEAR FROM DR. COSTANTINO
Mary Costantino, MD, FSIR
Mary Costantino is a highly distinguished Interventional Radiologist, having been awarded some of the most prestigious accolades available in her specialty. Medical School at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and Internship at Stanford University Department of Internal Medicine prepared her for a Diagnostic Radiology Residency at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), followed by an Interventional Radiology Fellowship at Georgetown University Hospital.
National Leader & Mentor
As Medical Director for Advanced Vascular Centers, Dr. Costantino leads a team of exceptional medical professionals who share her vision of providing an exceptional patient experience, and the most advanced care available to the community.
Board Certified in Diagnostic Radiology with a Certificate of Additional Qualification (CAQ) in Interventional Radiology; Highest level of certification offered in her specialty. Recognized as a Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) Fellow (FSIR), which is one of the most prestigious honors granted to SIR members and the ultimate recognition of professional
Active in SIR, she is a voting member of the SIR executive committee, and Division Chair of the Private Practice section,
representing approximately 85% of all SIR membership.
A recognized thought leader and innovator in the field, Dr. Costantino is widely published, and frequently invited to speak at local, national, and international professional conferences and vendor-sponsored events.
She actively mentors other Interventional Radiologists in early phases of their career, and is especially proud of mentoring
women in the field, and working to close the gender gap in the specialty.
Since 2006, Dr. Costantino has been practicing primarily in Oregon, where she is actively making a difference in the lives of her patients. With a deep compassion for her community and for her patients, she is a passionate advocate for informed consent. Dr. Costantino is committed to providing every patient the opportunity to truly understand their condition, treatment options, and care plan. She is acutely aware of the disparity of care in minority populations,
and often speaks and advocates on behalf of marginalized patients to ensure that they have appropriate access to care.
Volunteer & Mother
In her free time, Dr. Costantino is active in many philanthropic and professional organizations, including membership in the Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO). She has served on the Board of Directors, and is now Treasurer, of Rose Haven; a day shelter for women and children in downtown Portland. She is also raising her two teenage sons in the greater Portland area.
Pam Phelan, PA-C
Pam Phelan is a Board Certified Physician Assistant with 26 years of clinical experience. Pam is an active member of the Society of Interventional Radiology and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
“I am dedicated to living life with passion and purpose. I am honored and excited to share my passion for patient care as a member of the Advanced Vascular Center family.” – Pam
Pam Phelan is a Board Certified Physician Assistant with 26 years of clinical experience. Her healthcare journey began as a Registered Nurse in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit.
She pursued a career as an advanced practitioner earning a Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies at A.T. Still University in 2005. In 2006, she became one of a handful of Interventional Radiology Physician Assistants in Arizona.
Pam has a passion for collaborative patient care, innovative medicine, and process improvement.
Pam is an active member of the Society of Interventional Radiology and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Pam was born and raised in Glendale Arizona. She and her family moved to Oregon in 2021. She enjoys spending time outdoors and traveling with her husband and two adult children.
Pam has participated in several endurance events including completing two Ironman Triathlons.
“I believe compassion, mutual respect, and thorough education are at the heart of a successful provider patient relationship. My approach to patient care is to be genuine and confident while empowering patients with the knowledge needed to make informed healthcare decisions.” -Pam
Andrew T. Gentile, MD
Dr. Gentile is a board-certified vascular surgeon whose practice now focuses entirely on the treatment of venous disease, including venous insufficiency, varicose veins, DVT and venous stasis ulcers.
Dr. Gentile was raised in Southern California and graduated with honors with degrees in both Biochemistry and Biology from California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California. He attended Creighton University Medical School in Omaha, Nebraska where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Dr. Gentile completed his internship and residency in General Surgery at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) in Portland, Oregon. He then completed a 2-year fellowship in Vascular Surgery at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona.
After completing his specialty vascular training, he practiced Vascular Surgery in Tucson for five years and then moved back to Portland and joined Northwest Kaiser Permanente, practicing primarily at the Kaiser Sunnyside Hospital. He was Surgeon and Medical Director with Inovia Vein in Happy Valley. He has developed an expertise in comprehensive wound care and in treating complicated patients with deep venous obstruction and blood clotting in the legs.
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