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Mel Ghaleb, MD is a vein doctor serving patients in El Paso, Texas at the El Paso Varicose Veins Laser Clinic. The El Paso Varicose Veins Laser Clinic affords patients freedom, confidence, and relief from their unsightly leg conditions. We conveniently offer patients with a host of treatment options to eradicate varicose veins, spider veins, and leg wounds that will not heal. Our staff is committed to the highest levels of patient care and utilizes cutting edge diagnostic and treatment procedures in order to give our patients the care they need. Our number one goal is to improve the overall health of our patients, rather than just improve their appearance, and all of our treatment plans are developed with this goal in mind.

Mel Ghaleb has been practicing medicine in the El Paso, Texas area since 2001. Dr. Ghaleb earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in 1995. After medical school, Doctor Ghaleb conducted his residency training in New York. Following this, he completed his Interventional Radiology and Vascular fellowship at the University of Massachusetts. Dr. Ghaleb has performed more than 5,000 vein laser treatment procedures. He works at several El Paso area hospitals in addition to practicing with the El Paso Varicose Veins Laser Clinic. Dr. Ghaleb’s hobbies include spending time with his family, and he has maternal family roots that extend throughout the El Paso area.

Dr. Ghaleb and the staff at the El Paso Varicose Veins Laser Clinic take a comprehensive approach in screening and diagnosing our patients. This is done to ensure that each patient receives the treatment option that is best suited for them and for their particular health situation. The most common treatments that we provide for patients include Endovenous Laser Therapy (EVLT), sclerotherapy, and phlebectomy. EVLT is an extremely convenient and quick procedure that eradicates malfunctioning veins. It is a minimally invasive alternative to surgery that uses laser energy to close faulty vein valves which improves blood flow and causes the unhealthy veins to be absorbed by the body. EVLT is 97 percent effective and is conducted in about 30 to 45 minutes per each leg at the El Paso Varicose Veins Laser Clinic. It does not require general anesthesia and is covered by most insurance plans.

Dr. Ghaleb and his staff also utilize sclerotherapy to eliminate spider veins and varicose veins. A procedure that has been utilized since the 1930s, sclerotherapy involves directly injection a solution into an unhealthy vein. This solution eventually causes the blood to clot and the vessel then fades from view. At the El Paso Varicose Veins Laser Clinic, sclerotherapy procedures typically take between 15 and 30 minutes and are conducted onsite by our fully trained specialists. Phlebectomy is another procedure that is commonly performed by the staff members at the El Paso Varicose Veins Laser Clinic. Phlebectomy involves using a surgical hook device to remove faulty veins. The procedure typically requires micro-incisions, although these cause almost imperceptible marks. Patients are sent home immediately after phlebectomy procedures and are then usually required to return to our office in 7 days for a follow up.

Please contact Mel Ghaleb, MD and the friendly staff at the El Paso Varicose Veins Laser Clinic if you need help eradicating your leg wounds, spider veins, or varicose veins. We have three convenient locations serving patients in El Paso. In addition to our West office location at 1300 Murchison #110, our East location is at 1727 Lee Trevino, and our Northeast location is at 4242 Hondo Pass, Suite 113.

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