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If you suffer from varicose and spider veins, you are not alone. It is estimated that nearly one in four people in this country experience some form of leg vein disorder during their lifetime.
Understanding the roles of exercise, diet, and hormones can minimize your risk and control progression; but if varicose veins are already a problem, modern techniques, including spider vein removal have made treatment of this common condition more effective and safer than ever before.
Michael J. Kassouf, MD, RVT, FACS, RPVI
After graduating from medical school in 1970, Dr. Kassouf completed his five-year general surgical residency at the Hospital of St. Raphael in New Haven, Connecticut and completed his fellowship in vascular surgery at Downstate Medical Center and the Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn. He was Director of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at the Lutheran Medical Center and Clinical Instructor in surgery at the State University of the New York Science Center and is currently on the medical staff of several major teaching hospitals of the Metropolitan area.
Dr. Kassouf is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American College of Phlebology. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Phlebology and is a Registered Vascular Technologist, Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation and a Registered Phlebology Sonographer.
With a special interest in vein disorder, Dr. Kassouf continually keeps abreast of the latest developments in vascular surgery, employing the safest, most proven techniques to date.
To meet with Dr. Kassouf personally, call 1-888-ZIP-VEIN. Dr. Kassouf will discuss with you all your options for treatment, concerns, and answer any questions you may have.