Welcome to Coastal Vein Institute with locations in Pensacola, Destin and Gulf Shores We are proud to be the Gulf Coast region’s only multi-disciplinary institute dedicated to treating the full spectrum of varicose veins and venous disorders. We pride ourselves on the unique experience of each of our physicians and the state-of-the-art care offered at our facility.
Christopher Bosarge, MD
Christopher J. Bosarge, M.D.
Dr. Christopher J. Bosarge received his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in 1991. He completed his internal medicine internship at Ochsner Medical Foundation in 1992, and he completed his radiology residency at the University of California Irvine Medical Center in 1996. In 1997 he completed a fellowship in vascular/interventional radiology at the University of Arizona Health Science Center.
Dr. Bosarge became board certified in diagnostic radiology through the American Board of Radiology in 1996. Dr. Bosarge obtained his Florida medical license in 1997. In 2003 Dr. Bosarge was certified in the abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) stent. His interests include endovascular reconstruction for arterial and venous disease and uterine fibroid embolization.
Dr. Bosarge has participated in several medical organizations including the Society of Interventional Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, Roentgen Ray Society, and the Louisiana Radiological Society.
Harry R Cramer Jr., M.D.
Dr. Harry R. Cramer, Jr., obtained his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia in 1971. He completed his medical internship at Dartmouth Affiliated Hospitals, and in 1978 he completed his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Stanford University Hospitals. Dr. Cramer also served as a flight surgeon with the U.S. Navy from 1973 to 1975. He has been on the staff of Sacred Heart Hospital since 1986.
Dr. Cramer was board certified in diagnostic radiology in 1978 and became certified in vascular and interventional radiology by the American Board of Radiology in 1995,and was recertified in 2004. His interests include interventions for vascular disease, biliary obstruction, spinal compression fractures (vertebroplasty), and uterine fibroid embolization.
Dr. Cramer has acted as the Physician Director of the Pensacola Junior College Radiology Technology Program since 1992 and has served as a board member of Rehabilitation Foundation of Northwest Florida since 2004. He is an assisstant professor with the Florida State University Medical School. He is licensed to practice medicine in Florida, Alabama, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania and California.
Stuart Harlin, M.D.
Stuart A. Harlin M.D. graduated from medical school at the University of Texas in 1987. Dr. Harlin then completed his general surgery residency with the Air Force in 1992 and remained with the Air Force for two years as a general surgeon. In 1996, Dr. Harlin completed fellowship in vascular surgery at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Dr. Harlin concluded his career with the Air Force in 1999.
In 1993 Dr. Harlin became board certified in general surgery through the American Board of Surgery and in 1997 achieved certification in vascular surgery through the American Board of Surgery. He maintains active board certifications in both general and vascular surgery. Dr. Harlin obtained his Florida medical license in 1999 and in 2003 became a Certified Wound Specialist.
Dr. Harlin is a member of many professional societies including the International Society of Vascular Surgery, the Southern Association of Vascular Surgery, Society of Vascular Surgery, American Academy of Wound Specialists, Southeastern Surgical Congress, Escambia County Medical Society, Peripheral Vascular Surgical Society, Florida Medical Association, Pensacola Surgical Society, and the Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons. Dr. Harlin is active in several vascular research studies and has published articles in prominent medical journals such as the Journal of Vascular Surgery, American Journal of Surgery, Military Medicine, and Vascular Surgery.
Fernando Kafie, M.D. F.A.C.S.
Fernando E. Kafie, M.D. earned his medical degree from the UCLA School of Medicine in 1993. He completed his general surgery residency from the University of California Irvine Department of Surgery in1999 and continued with his vascular fellowship at the prestigious Gonda-Vascular Institute in Los Angeles, California (UCLA).
Dr. Kafie is board certified in both general surgery and vascular surgery through the American Board of Surgery. Dr. Kafie moved to Florida in 2000 to practice in Pensacola.
As the Medical Director for the Vascular Access Center, Dr. Kafie maintains an active role at Sacred Heart Hospital. He holds numerous endovascular certifications and surgical society affiliations such as Florida Vascular Surgery Society, American College of Surgeons and Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society.
Dr. Kafie has published numerous articles and book chapters in prestigious medical journals. More recently, he was recognized as a “Champion Surgeon” in the state of Florida by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Dr. Kafie has special interest in minimally invasive treatment of varicose veins as well as treatment of dialysis patients.
Christopher John LeCroy, MD.
Dr. Christopher J. LeCroy graduated from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 2001 and completed his general surgery internship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2002. He remained at the University of Alabama at Birmingham where he completed his general surgery residency in 2006 and his vascular surgery fellowship in 2008.
Dr. LeCroy is board certified in general surgery through the American Board of Surgery, and he is board certified in vascular surgery. Dr. Lecroy received his license to practice medicine in Alabama in 2001 and in Florida in 2008.
Dr. LeCroy is currently an active member of the Society for Vascular Surgery and the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery. In previous years he maintained resident, fellow, or student memberships with the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, American College of Surgeons, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, and the American Medical Association. Dr. LeCroy has publications in many noted medical journals including Perspectives in Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Journal of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, and Annals of Vascular Surgery.
Ginger L. Manos, M.D.
Ginger L. Manos, M.D. is a fellowship trained vascular surgeon. Originally from North Georgia, Dr. Manos is pleased to be living and working on the Gulf Coast of Florida and serve the Crestview, Niceville and Ft. Walton Beach communities.
Dr. Ginger Manos received her medical degree from American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine in 2005. She completed a general surgery residency at Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine in 2010. She is a diplomat of the American Board of General Surgery, October 2010. Dr. Manos completed a 2 year vascular surgery fellowship at Greenville University Medical Center in Greenville, South Carolina in June 2012
In 2010, she received her medical license in South Carolina and became licensed in the state of Florida in February 2012.
Dr. Manos enjoys being active; she is an avid runner and biker.
Aaron B. Montgomery, M.D.
Dr. Aaron B. Montgomery graduated from medical school at the American University of the Caribbean in 1997. In 2002 Dr. Montgomery completed his residency in radiology at Case Western Reserve University, and in 2003 he completed his fellowship in cardiovascular and interventional radiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.
Dr. Montgomery is board certified in diagnostic radiology through the American Board of Radiology, and he is also board certified in vascular and interventional radiology. He obtained his license to practice medicine in Florida in 2003.
Dr. Montgomery’s interests include vascular interventions, and liver disease causing portal hypertention (TIPPS).
John A. Tucker, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Tucker graduated from medical school from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 1980. He completed his internship at Carraway Methodist Medical Center and remained there to complete his general surgery residency in 1985. Dr. Tucker completed a peripheral vascular fellowship at Lehigh Valley Medical Center in 1986.
Dr. Tucker maintains his board certification in surgery through the American Board of Surgery. He obtained his Florida medical license in 1996.
Dr. Tucker is a member of several medical and surgical societies including the American College of Surgeons, Escambia County Medical Society, Pensacola Surgical Society and Carraway Surgical Society. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor with Florida State University.