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Qualities of the Best Vein Dr in Chicago

Jan 28, 2020
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If you’re looking for a vein dr in Chicago, Illinois, you need to do your research carefully. There are a lot of vein doctors and vein clinics in the Chicago area, but they may not all be right for you.

Vein disease can be treated with non-surgical minimally invasive treatments, which is why you can find a lot of vein clinics. But even though treating vein disease is fairly simple, diagnosing it may pose certain challenges so you must find vein doctors who specialize in minimally invasive treatments and can help you avoid side effects.

If you don’t go to the right Chicago vein doctor, you may end up with side effects or the vein doctor may simply treat the surface symptoms without diagnosing the root cause.

In this article, we will walk you through the qualities of the best vein dr in Chicago so you may seek effective minimally invasive treatment.

Vein Doctor who is Board Certified

When looking for the best vein dr in Chicago, you should start with their technical qualifications and background. The following are some things you can look into:

  • Look for board-certified doctors because it’s an objective guarantee of skills and experience. Doctors only get board certified after completing several challenging residencies, fellowships, and other professional milestones.
  • Most top vein doctors in the Chicago area and across the United States are formally recognized by the American Board of Venous Medicine. As such, you should look for ABVLM diplomat-certified vein doctors.
  • Focus on vein doctors who have graduated from or trained at reputable medical institutions such as Harvard Medical School or those of equal repute.
  • Look for vein doctors with RPVI certification (registered physician in vascular interpretation). This isn’t necessary but it’s extremely useful because vein treatment relies heavily on the use of vascular imaging and ultrasound.
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Diagnosis of Vein Disease before Treatment

Spider veins and varicose veins are generally symptomatic of underlying chronic venous insufficiency, a serious medical condition in which your vein valves collapse and blood accumulates in your leg veins. If left untreated, this condition can lead to further complications like leg ulcers, skin disease, and deep vein thrombosis.

As such, the only way to permanently and successfully treat spider and varicose veins is to diagnose and treat their root cause. There are plenty of vein doctors, however, who only treat the surface symptoms without diagnosing the underlying disease. That’s similar to painting over the stains on the wall caused by a leaky pipe — until you fix the underlying leaky pipe, the paint job will be a temporary and ineffective solution.

That’s why you must look for vein doctors who carefully study your symptoms and run a Doppler Ultrasound test before curating a treatment plan. Doppler Ultrasound is a test in which the vein doctors use vascular ultrasound to visualize the blood flow in your veins. This helps them identify the root cause of your spider and varicose veins, thereby allowing them to curate the correct treatment plan.

Minimally Invasive Treatment

In the past, vein disease could only be treated with complex surgical procedures like vein ligation and venous bypass surgery. These procedures had a relatively low success rate, required hospitalization and a long recovery period, and entailed a high risk of complications like infections and deep vein thrombosis.

Modern varicose vein treatments are minimally invasive, non-surgical, and highly effective with a 97% success rate. Furthermore, these minimally invasive treatments cause minimal pain and discomfort, carry a negligible risk of side effects, and they conclude within an hour with no downtime. That’s why you should only look for vein doctors specializing in minimally invasive treatments like the following.

Radiofrequency Ablation

Radiofrequency ablation is a minimally invasive treatment in which the vein doctor channels thermal energy into the diseased saphenous vein via a catheter. This collapses the diseased vein and restores blood circulation to the heart.

Endovenous Laser Ablation

Endovenous laser ablation is a minimally invasive treatment in which the vein doctor uses laser energy to destroy the walls of the diseased saphenous vein. The accumulated blood reroutes to healthier veins.

VenaSeal

VenaSeal is a minimally invasive treatment in which the vein doctor injects a medical adhesive into the diseased vein to seal its walls and restore effective blood circulation to the heart.

Sclerotherapy

Sclerotherapy is a minimally invasive treatment in which the vein doctor injects a medicine into the spider veins to seal them and restore effective blood circulation. This, however, is a cosmetic procedure because it only treats the spider veins and not the underlying vein disease.

State of the Art Vein Clinic

The aforementioned minimally invasive treatments for vein disease rely on modern and advanced technologies like VNUS, ClariVein, and ClosureFAST. As such, your vein doctor must be affiliated with an advanced state-of-the-art vein clinic that has all of the latest technologies in place.

Compassionate Vein Care

You must look for a compassionate vein doctor and a vein clinic populated with friendly staff. Compassionate vein care is important because your mental well-being and comfort is just as important as your physical comfort.

Furthermore, compassionate doctors are more likely to examine your symptoms and medical history closely to better identify exactly which minimally invasive treatment you’ll respond to the best.

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Dr. Namrata Khimani

Harvard Trained   |   Spider & Varicose Veins Specialist
Dr. Namrata Khimani is a Harvard Trained Vein Disease specialist; she is known for improving patient wellness with an expert and personalized approach. Her focus is on spider and varicose vein removal, as well as alleviating the many symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency such as leg cramping, swelling and skin discoloration.

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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.

Dr. Billy Schoenfeld
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Dr. Calvin Jung

New York University

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

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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

NYU MEDICAL SCHOOL
Dr Calvin Jung is the director and clinical trainer for the Vein Clinics of Houston, Texas. Dr. Jung focuses 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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