How are vascular surgeons involved in the treatment of varicose veins?

Cheryl Hoffman, MD
Vascular & Interventional Radiology
In the treatment of varicose veins, both vascular surgeons and dermatologists perform ablation. Usually, though, a vascular surgeon focuses on the deep veins, while a dermatologist focuses on the visible veins. That said, sometimes a vascular surgeon in a vein center may do a complete therapy.

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