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How to Find the Best Vein Specialist or Phlebologist? What is the Best Medical Group for Veins?

March 30, 2020
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How to Find the Best Vein Specialist or Phlebologist?

“Phlebologist” is the official medical terminology for a vein specialist or vein doctor, i.e., a doctor who diagnoses and treats conditions of your veins, such as spider veins, varicose veins, deep vein thrombosis, and other vein diseases.

If you have any of the aforementioned vein conditions, you must consult a vein specialist immediately.

In the past, vein treatments could only be performed by vascular surgeons because they were complicated, risky, and surgical procedures. However, thanks to modern advancements in medicine and technology, vein treatments are minimally-invasive and non-surgical.

As such, vein specialists and vein doctors can come from any field of healthcare — anesthesiology, cardiology, podiatry, or any other. The only requirement for vein doctors now is that they should have specialized training in vein care.

Since vein treatment is a reasonably open field that any doctor can enter into, you must be very careful when choosing your vein specialist. You must find a vein specialist who can accurately diagnose the root cause of your vein conditions and treat it using the latest and safest methods (as opposed to surgical techniques).

In this article, we discuss how to find the best vein specialist or phlebologist, and introduce you to the best doctor for varicose veins treatment.

Board-Certified Doctor

Board certification isn’t necessary to practice spider veins or varicose veins treatment. In fact, there are a lot of great vein doctors who aren’t board-certified.

However, board certification helps you distinguish the most skilled and experienced vein doctors available. To get board-certified, vein doctors have to complete a wide range of challenging professional milestones, including residencies and fellowships from reputable institutions.

As such, board-certified doctors are some of the most skilled and experienced doctors around.

Strong Educational Background

In addition to board certification, you can also study the vein doctor’s educational background. The kind of university they attended says a lot about their training.

You should generally look for vein doctors who have graduated from some of the best medical schools, such as Harvard Medical School, or others of similar reputation.

ABVLM Recognition

You should look for vein specialists and phlebologists who have been formally certified by the American Board of Venous Medicine for their contributions to vein care.

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Vascular Imaging Expertise

The art of vein treatments is fairly challenging, but not necessarily because of the procedures. While the vein treatments themselves may be simple, diagnosing the root cause of your vein conditions may pose a challenge.

Often, the symptoms you see — spider veins, restless legs syndrome, etc. — are indicative of underlying vein disease. At other times, they may be superficial.

To diagnose the root cause of your vein conditions, a vein doctor must run a Doppler Ultrasound test. During this procedure, the vein doctor will visualize the blood flow in your veins, which will allow them to diagnose the root cause of your spider veins and varicose veins.

Furthermore, vein doctors also need to perform vein treatments under ultrasound guidance.

As such, you must look for a vein doctor with specialized training in vascular imaging.

Use of Minimally Invasive Treatments

As previously mentioned, vascular surgical methods like vein stripping and vein ligation are now deemed obsolete.

Your vein doctor must specialize in the latest minimally invasive treatments, such as radiofrequency ablation, endovenous laser ablation, VenaSeal, and sclerotherapy.

How to Get Rid of Varicose Veins?

If you have varicose veins, you must first understand how to get rid of varicose veins using minimally invasive treatments. The best vein doctor will recommend compression stockings because they apply pressure on your veins and facilitate blood circulation to the heart.

Following that, your vein doctor should recommend one of the latest minimally invasive procedures for varicose vein treatment. The following is a brief overview of the best varicose vein treatments.

Radiofrequency Ablation

Radiofrequency ablation is a minimally invasive procedure in which the vein doctor uses heat or thermal energy to destroy the diseased saphenous vein and restore blood circulation to the heart.

Endovenous Laser Ablation

Endovenous laser ablation is a minimally invasive procedure in which the vein specialist uses laser energy — channeled through a laser fiber and catheter — to collapse the diseased saphenous vein, thus restoring effective blood circulation to the heart.

VenaSeal

VenaSeal is a minimally invasive varicose vein treatment in which the phlebologist injects medical adhesive into the problematic saphenous vein to seal it shut and restore blood circulation to the heart.

Ambulatory Phlebectomy

Ambulatory Phlebectomy is a minimally invasive treatment performed after the primary vein treatment to remove the superficial varicose veins from the surface of your skin. During the procedure, the vein doctor creates incisions on your skin and removes the varicose veins manually to improve the appearance of your legs.

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Contributing Author

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.

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. Sareh Rajaee

Venous Specialist | BROWN UNIVERSITY

Dr. Sareh Rajaee is a Board Certified Vascular Surgeon and Vein Disease specialist. She is highly sought after for his expertise and excellent outcomes in spider veins and varicose vein removal. She is proud to serve the New York community at our vein clinic in Manhattan, and the New Jersey community in Clifton & Paramus.

Our vein clinics offer FREE insurance verification– most vein treatments are covered by all major medical insurances, including Medicare.

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.
Meet our diplomat-certified team

Dr. Todd Kobrinski

Vein Specialist | GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY

Dr. Todd’s goal as a vein treatment doctor is to help patients achieve the best quality of life. After learning about you, how vein disease is affecting you and why, he is able to craft a customized treatment plan for your spider and varicose veins.

Our vein clinics offer FREE insurance verification– most vein treatments are covered by all major medical insurances, including Medicare.

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.
Meet our diplomat-certified team

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.

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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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Dr. Jasmine Koo

VENOUS SPECIALIST | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Dr. Jasmine specializes in minimally invasive treatments for spider and varicose vein removal in San Diego, California. Her areas of expertise include Sclerotherapy treatment, radiofrquency ablation, and VenaSeal treatment for chronic venous insufficiency.

Our Vein Clinic San Diego offers FREE insurance verification– most vein treatments are covered by all major medical insurances, including Medicare.

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Namrata
Khimani MD

Triple Certified
Harvard Medical School
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.
Read more >>

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

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY

Dr. Todd’s goal as a vein treatment doctor is to help patients achieve the best quality of life. After learning about you, how vein disease is affecting you and why, he is able to craft a customized treatment plan for your spider and varicose veins.
Our vein clinics offer FREE insurance verification– most vein treatments are covered by all major medical insurances, including Medicare.
Read more >>

Sareh
Rajaee MD

BROWN UNIVERSITY

Dr. Sareh Rajaee is a Board Certified Vascular Surgeon and Vein Disease specialist. She is highly sought after for his expertise and excellent outcomes in spider veins and varicose vein removal. She is proud to serve the New York community at our vein clinic in Manhattan, and the New Jersey community in Clifton & Paramus.
Our vein clinics offer FREE insurance verification– most vein treatments are covered by all major medical insurances, including Medicare.
Read more >>

Todd
Kobrinski MD

BROWN UNIVERSITY

Dr. Todd’s goal as a vein treatment doctor is to help patients achieve the best quality of life. After learning about you, how vein disease is affecting you and why, he is able to craft a customized treatment plan for your spider and varicose veins.
Our vein clinics offer FREE insurance verification– most vein treatments are covered by all major medical insurances, including Medicare.
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

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 >>

Jasmine
Koo MD

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Dr. Jasmine specializes in minimally invasive treatments for spider and varicose vein removal in San Diego, California. Her areas of expertise include Sclerotherapy treatment, radiofrquency ablation, and VenaSeal treatment for chronic venous insufficiency.

Our Vein Clinic San Diego offers FREE insurance verification– most vein treatments are covered by all major medical insurances, including Medicare.

Read more >>
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