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What distinguishes vein specialists from other medical doctors?

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What distinguishes vein specialists from other medical doctors? Years ago, you had two unhappy choices - invasive and often painful vein stripping surgery, or choosing to suffer in silence, grudgingly enduring pain and limitations. Advancements in the diagnosis and treatment of varicose veins have increased public awareness and the demand for treatment. This has lead to the formation of a group of physicians referred to as phlebologists. The American College of Phlebology was created to meet the educational demands of this group of physicians. In 2008, the first American Board of Phlebology Certification Examination was administered. I was part of their group in May of 2008 who was successfully certified. What distinguish a vein specialist is their interest, education, certification and passion toward the treatment of peripheral venous disease.

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