Advance Vein Care Center
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High-quality patient care is of the utmost importance to our group at Advanced Vein Care Center. As a patient at Advanced Vein Care Center, you can be confident that we will always evaluate and treat your condition properly no matter what stage. We specialize in EVLT, Phlebectomy, Foam Sclerotherapy, and Sclerotherapy. We also perform Wound Care, Excision of Soft Tissue Tumors and Skin Lesions, and small amount of General Surgery.
K. Francis Lee, M.D., P.C.
An established leader of the surgical community in the area, Dr. K. Francis Lee is an accomplished Board-Certified General and Laparoscopic surgeon who has dedicated his practice to the treatment of vein disease. He is the Founder and Medical Director of Advanced Vein Care Center, Springfield’s preeminent medical establishment committed to the surgical and non-surgical eradication of venous disorders. A long-time resident of Western Massachusetts, he has been practicing in the Greater Springfield Area for nearly eighteen years.
A graduate of Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, he received his medical training from Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. He continued on to Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina and Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond, Virginia for his postgraduate surgical training. Dr. Lee is the former Chief of Trauma Services at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts, which received its verification as a Level I Trauma Center during his tenure in 1996. He has received numerous awards and grants, including the W.K. Kellogg Foundation National Fellowship, recognizing him for his mid-career professional achievements and leadership.
Dr. Lee has served on a number of national task forces and committees in the American College of Surgeons and the Society of Critical Care Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the New England Surgical Society, as well as a number of other professional societies.
Regarded as an authoritative source for the proper diagnosis and treatment of venous disease in this area, Dr. Lee’s vast experience in venous technology has become a valuable resource for both physicians and patients. Dr. Lee has over 50 peer-reviewed journal publications, two books in surgical residency education, and a number of review articles and chapters currently found in medical textbooks. In the past, Dr. Lee has been invited by various medical institutions to train other surgeons as to the latest surgical techniques.
Dr. Lee established Advanced Vein Care Center in response to the increasing demand by the Greater Springfield area’s patients and referring physicians who were seeking to find a state-of-the-art center focused on the latest techniques and advanced treatments available within the venous field today.