What are Some Common Questions to Ask your Vein Doctor?

Jun 1, 2019
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What are Some Common Questions to Ask your Vein Doctor?

Do your legs feel heavy and exhausted often? Are your ankles and feet swollen? Can you see the formation of spider veins (thin wispy clusters of blood vessels) on the surface of the skin? Do these symptoms usually get worse at the end of the day or after sitting and standing for long periods of time?

If so, you most likely have vein disease and you need to consult your vein doctor immediately. Chronic venous insufficiency is a dangerous disorder in which your vein walls malfunction, which leads to the accumulation of blood in your leg veins, which, in turn, leads to various complications like the formation of varicose and spider veins, blood clots in your veins, profuse bleeding, skin infections, leg ulcers, and so much more.

Vein disease is extremely under-diagnosed because people often attribute their warning signs for simple signs of aging. That allows vein disease to progress — and it progresses rapidly — and you end up with serious complications. That’s why you should consult a reputable vein doctor the moment you notice any of the initial signs of vein disease such as leg heaviness, restless legs, frequent cramps, spider veins, etc.

A reputable vein specialist NY or vein specialist NJ will provide accurate diagnosis and treatment based in minimally invasive procedures that cause little to no pain or discomfort. When you do find the correct varicose vein treatment center, you should be prepared with a list of questions to ask your vein doctor.

What are some common questions to ask your vein doctor? In this article, we’ll give you a selection of questions that will answer your concerns about vein treatments and help you determine if you’re seeing the right vein doctor.

Are you concerned about varicose vein removal treatment? In this article, we discuss what does a varicose vein specialist do and what is the cost of varicose vein treatment.

Are you board certified and what are your qualifications?

The advancements in vein care and technology have made vein treatments extremely effective. However, they have also made it possible for poorly-trained vein specialists to enter the field without proper training. That’s why your primary concern should be ensuring that your vein doctor has the right set of qualifications. That starts with making sure that they have board certification and have been trained at a reputable university — preferably in an Ivy League university.

What vein treatment do I require? And have you performed this procedure before?

It’s not possible to tell you exactly what treatment you require from a brief glimpse of your symptoms. During your preliminary consultation, the vein doctor will thoroughly examine your condition and run a series of tests — including a Doppler ultrasound — to visualize your veins and diagnose the root cause of your symptoms. Following that initial diagnosis, the vein doctor will curate a treatment plan for you. If your doctor hasn’t done a lot of the necessary procedures, you should look elsewhere. Find a vein doctor who is experienced and confident about the treatment.

What treatments do you recommend?

Long ago, surgeries were the primary options for vein disease treatment, even though they have a relatively low success rate and carry a high risk of side effects and complications. Thanks to advancements in vein care, we now have numerous advanced treatment options that cause minimal pain and discomfort. Some of the best minimally invasive vein treatment procedures are radiofrequency ablation, laser ablation, venaseal, and sclerotherapy. These treatments are minimally invasive, don’t require hospitalization, and don’t have any recovery downtime. Your vein doctor should have the necessary equipment and training to perform these procedures. If they recommend treatments like blue light therapy or surgeries, you should look elsewhere.

What is your vein clinic’s success rate?

You should ask how many times the vein clinic has successfully performed vein treatments. Your vein doctor (and the vein clinic) should ideally have a nearly perfect success rate. The aforementioned vein treatments have a success rate averaging at 97%. Your vein clinic should also match or even exceed that success rate.

Will the vein treatment be covered by my insurance provider?

Dealing with insurance providers can be quite a nuisance. That’s why you should find a vein clinic that is affiliated with all major insurance providers and can handle the insurance process on your behalf. Generally speaking, sclerotherapy treatment isn’t covered by most insurances because it’s not a medically necessary procedure since it only treats surface spider veins and not the underlying disease. However, all other vein treatment procedures should be covered by insurance.

How to Find the Best Vein Specialist?

At Vein Treatment Clinic, we have some of the world’s most renowned board certified ivy League-educated vein doctors. They are highly qualified, have conducted countless vein treatment procedures, and they specialize in advanced minimally invasive procedures like sclerotherapy, radiofrequency ablation, venaseal, and laser ablation.

When you come for your initial consultation with the vein doctor, he/she will thoroughly examine your symptoms, check your medical history, and run tests to diagnose the underlying vein disease. Following that, they will proceed to curate a treatment plan that’s perfectly suitable for your needs — one that’s maximally effective and has a minimal risk of side effects. Vein Treatment Clinic is also affiliated with all major insurance providers and we can handle the insurance claims for you so you know exactly what you’ll owe the vein doctor before you go for the treatment.

Vein disease progresses rapidly and can be extremely dangerous. So if you see any signs of vein disease, schedule an appointment immediately.

Meet our Vein Specialists

Dr. Namrata Khimani

Venous specialist | Harvard Medical School

Dr. Khimani is a nationally recognized leader in the field of venous medicine. She is an expert in Spider Vein and Varicose Vein Treatment based in New York City. While Dr. Khimani treats a variety of patients experiencing varicose vein problems, she also sub-specializes in the treatment of vein disease in women, including those with pregnancy and post-pregnancy related spider and varicose veins.

If you have varicose veins and spider veins, suffer from leg cramps, leg swelling, or restless leg syndrome, come see Dr. Khimani at our Vein Treatment Center NYC. Most procedures are covered by major medical insurances, including Medicare. Call us and get verified today.

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Dr. Michael Nguyen

VENOUS SPECIALIST | Harvard Medical School

Dr. Michael Nguyen is a world renowned and Harvard trained vein specialist in Manhattan. He leads the team of vein doctors offering the highest level of care at the Spider and Varicose Vein Treatment Center in New York & New Jersey.

As a pioneer in the treatment of varicose veins problems, Dr. Nguyen is considered a top vein expert for developing minimally invasive and customized treatment plans for the many symptoms of venous insufficiency, including leg cramps, skin discoloration on legs, spider vein removal, and restless leg syndrome.

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Dr. Caroline Novak

Venous Specialist | NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY

Dr. Caroline Novak is a double Board Certified vein specialist in Paramus and Clifton, NJ. Dr. Novak is well known for continuously performing the best treatment for spider veins and varicose vein removal in the New Jersey area. She is committed to developing long lasting relationships with her patients, allowing her to personalize a varicose and spider veins treatment plan that successfully meets her patients' goals.

At her Clifton and Paramus vein clinic, Dr. Novak utilizes the latest and most advanced technology to restore patients back to health without unnecessary surgery, and with minimal to no downtime.

There are a variety of minimally-invasive varicose vein treatment options available. Your vein doctor can perform the procedure on-site and have you back on your feet in under an hour.
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Dr. Simon Smith

VENOUS SPECIALIST | Drexel College of Medicine

Dr. Simon Smith is a Board Certified Cardiovascular and Vein Disease Specialist currently serving patients at the Vein Treatment Clinic in Clifton and Wayne, New Jersey.

Dr. Smith is sought after because of his unparalleled skills in RF Ablation, sclerotherapy, and the treatment of skin discoloration on legs. By utilizing advanced vein treatment techniques, Dr. Simon is able to customize a plan specific to each patient, helping them avoid complicated surgeries and unnecessary downtime. With Dr. Simon minimally invasive procedures, patients are able to return to normal activities right after.

Dr. Simon Smith
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Dr. Faisal Siddiqi

VENOUS SPECIALIST | Yale Medical School

Dr. Faisal Siddiqi oversees all Vein Treatment Centers in New Jersey – ensuring that each patient receives the highest level of care possible for their vein disease. Having received training from Yale Medical School, Dr. Siddiqi proudly offers the latest technology available for spider and varicose vein treatments at his office in Wayne, NJ and Clifton, NJ.

Dr. Siddiqi's work with minimally invasive techniques was recognized by his peers in Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors for 2017 and he was also voted as one of the Top Vein Doctors in New Jersey.

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Dr. Juan Montoya

VASCULAR SPECIALIST | Yale Medical School

Dr. Montoya is a Vein Specialist and Vascular doctor in New York. He is highly sought after for his expertise and excellent outcomes in cardiac surgery, and is now proud to serve the Vein Clinics in Manhattan, NY.

Dr. Montoya performs the latest minimally-invasive vein treatments to treat Chronic Venous Insufficiency; a condition that leads to spider veins and varicose veins, along with symptoms such as leg cramping, pain, and fatigue.

Dr. Juan Montoya
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Dr. Carly Guthrie

VENOUS SPECIALIST | Harvard Medical School

Dr. Carly Guthrie is the co-director of the Spider and Varicose Vein Treatment Clinic in San Diego. Dr. Guthrie is a double Board-Certified vein specialist, and is regarded as one of the top interventional ultrasonographers in the country. In her years of training and on staff at Harvard, she worked with the top venous specialists in the world, attending some of the most complex cases. Her areas of expertise include radiofrequency ablation using ultrasound guidance, sclerotherapy, phlebectomy, and the newly approved VenaSeal technique for treatment of venous insufficiency and varicose veins.

Dr. Guthrie is focused on bringing the newest and most-advanced treatments to Southern California in order to decrease recovery times and improve patient satisfaction.

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Dr. Billy Schoenfeld

VENOUS SPECIALIST | Harvard Medical School

Dr. Schoenfeld has advanced training in ultrasound and venous access, having treated thousands of patients in his career. He is a specialist in the treatment of venous insufficiency and varicose veins, including ultrasound guided radiofrequency ablation, sclerotherapy, and phlebectomy.

Dr. Schoenfeld is focused on introducing new therapies to San Diego, such as the recently FDA-approved VenaSeal procedure for treatment of varicose veins. During his training at Harvard he worked with the best doctors in venous medicine and is now devoted to bringing those state-of-the-art technologies and treatments to Southern California.

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Dr. Calvin Jung

VEIN SPECIALIST | New York University

Dr. Calvin Jung is a double Board Certified Venous Specialist, serving as director and clinical trainer for
the Vein Treatment Centers in Houston, Texas. Dr. Jung specializes in minimally invasive techniques for spider veins and varicose vein removal, completely avoiding the need for surgical procedures or any unnecessary downtime. Dr. Jung's focus is on restoring patients back to health so that they can enjoy the activities they love most.

Vein treatments at our Texas spider vein clinic are often covered by major medical insurances, including Medicare. Call us today to verify yours!

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Dr. Namrata Khimani
Dr. Nguyen
Dr. Caroline Novak
Dr. Simon Smith
Dr. Faisal Siddiqi
Dr. Juan Montoya
Dr. Carly Guthrie
Dr. Billy Schoenfeld
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Dr. Namrata Khimani
Dr. Nguyen
Dr. Caroline Novak
Dr. Simon Smith
Dr. Faisal Siddiqi
Dr. Juan Montoya
Dr. Carly Guthrie
Dr. Billy Schoenfeld
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Namrata
Khimani MD

Triple Certified
Harvard Medical School
Dr. Namrata Khimani is a nationally recognized leader in the field of venous medicine. She is an expert in Spider Vein and Varicose Vein Treatment based in New York City. If you have varicose veins or lower extremity pain, come see Dr. Khimani at our Vein Treatment Center New York.
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Michael
Nguyen MD

Triple Certified
Harvard Medical School
Dr. Michael Nguyen is a world renowned and Harvard trained vein specialist, leading the Spider and Varicose Vein Treatment Center in New York. Dr. Nguyen has been a pioneer in the treatment of varicose veins problems, as well as the many signs of venous insufficiency, including: leg cramps, painful varicose veins, leg swelling, restless leg, and skin discoloration on legs.
Read more >>

Caroline
Novak MD

Double Certified
Northwestern University
Dr. Caroline Novak is a double Certified spider vein specialist in Paramus & Clifton NJ. She is well known for performing the best treatment for spider veins and varicose vein removal in the New Jersey area.
Read more >>

Simon
Smith MD

NJ Vein Specialist
DREXEL COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

Dr. Simon Smith is the best varicose vein doctor in Wayne, NJ. He is sought after because of his unparalleled skills in RF Ablation, sclerotherapy, and the treatment of skin discoloration on legs.
Read more >>

Faisal
Siddiqi MD

DOUBLE CERTIFIED
YALE MEDICAL SCHOOL
Dr. Faisal Siddiqi is the medical director for the Spider & Varicose Vein Treatment Center in New Jersey. Because of his level of expertise in the treatment of spider veins and varicose veins, Dr. Siddiqi is part of the select group of NJ Top Doctors, and he sees patients regularly at the Vein Treatment Center in Wayne and Clifton NJ.
Read more >>

Juan
Montoya MD

NYC VEIN SPECIALIST
YALE MEDICAL SCHOOL

Dr. Montoya is a Vein Specialist and Vascular doctor in Manhattan. He is considered one of the best spider vein doctors in Manhattan, having successfully restored thousands of patients back to health, by implementing cutting edge treatments such as radiofrequency ablation, VenaSeal, and sclerotherapy for spider veins.
Read more >>

Carly
Guthrie MD

Double Certified
Harvard Medical School
Dr. Guthrie is the co-director of the Spider and Varicose Vein Treatment Clinic in San Diego. She is recognized as one of the best varicose vein doctors in SD, and has developed a career specializing in minimally invasive varicose vein treatment options.
Read more >>

Billy
Schoenfeld MD

Double Certified
Harvard Medical School
Dr. Schoenfeld is a specialist in the treatment of venous insufficiency and varicose veins, including ultrasound guided radiofrequency ablation, sclerotherapy, and phlebectomy for spider vein removal. He also has advanced training in ultrasound and venous access, having treated thousands of patients at the Vein Treatment Center in San Diego, CA.
Read more >>

Calvin
Jung MD

DOUBLE CERTIFIED
NYU MEDICAL SCHOOL

Dr Calvin Jung is the director and clinical trainer for the Vein Clinics of Houston, Texas. Dr. Jung specializes in minimally invasive treatments for spider vein and varicose vein removal. Most vein treatments are covered by major medical insurances, including Medicare.
Read more >>
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