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How do I choose a vein center?

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How do I choose a vein center? Choose a vein center very carefully. Find a physician who takes care of venous problems on a full-time basis. You need a physician and staff who are dealing with vein problems every day. It is difficult to keep up with the technology and develop the expertise to take care of veins if you do not do it on a full-time basis. It is also important to looks for a diplomate of the American Board of Phlebology. There are approximately 600 around the country. This exam is the only exam which measures a physician's knowledge of venous diseases.

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