Vein Doctors in Teaneck NJ

Vascular surgeons and vein doctors at Advanced Vascular Associates and Vein Care Center specializes in top minimally-invasive vascular vein surgeries, spider and varicose vein removal treatments. Call (973) 755-9253 to schedule a consultation.

What kind of doctor specializes in veins?

A vein specialist is a rather broad umbrella term for a group of doctors who are usually very successful cardiologists, dermatologists, and interventional radiologists, and they are board-certified in their respective specialties. These doctors will usually then take additional courses and medical training in vein treatment and other cosmetic venous treatments and procedures.

A vascular surgeon is a vein doctor who has been specifically and extensively trained to be able to diagnose and treat all types of arterial and venous disorders and diseases. These doctors don’t typically treat more cosmetic vein issues, which include varicose and spider veins. Not to say they do not treat these cosmetic vein issues, because they absolutely do. Vascular surgeons will consult with the other vein doctors to be able to provide additional advice or should more invasive surgery be needed.

What does a vein specialist do?

A vascular surgeon is trained and certified to diagnose, treat, and manage conditions in their patient’s arteries and veins, also called the body’s blood vessels. These specialists are proud to help you treat a wide range of health problems. Some of which include spider and varicose veins, life-threatening aneurysms, and can also help their patients manage chronic venous conditions throughout their lives.

What type of doctors provide treatments for varicose and spider veins?

The first doctor you will probably visit when you have any questions regarding varicose veins very well might be your general practitioner or a family doctor. This type of doctor is probably not a vein doctor; however, you may ask them to refer you to one. In this case, come and talk to the experts on venous issues at Advanced Vascular Associates. We are conveniently located near you in Teaneck NJ.

When your general or family doctor sees any bulging or discolored veins, that may be bruising and/or bleeding near your ankles – he or she needs to refer you to another kind of doctor, one who specifically specializes and is certified in diagnosing and treating varicose veins. The medical field has this process in place because vein disease, like many other diseases, requires a special type knowledge to properly diagnose and treat. We can all agree that vein diagnosis is best done by a vein doctor who on a regular basis performs specialized vein treatment procedures.

What specialty services can treat varicose and spider veins?

Fortunately, getting vein treatments or surgery usually does not mean a hospital stay or a long and uncomfortable recovery. Thanks to advanced technology, doctors are able to conduct less invasive procedures, varicose veins can usually be treated on an outpatient basis. There are many options that our doctors at Advanced Vascular Associates will discuss with you to make sure you are fully aware of all of your options. Some of the options will include:

Compression stockings

Wearing compression stockings all day will often be the first approach for doctors to try before moving on to other treatment options. The stockings will steadily squeeze your legs, helping veins and leg muscles move blood more fluently. The amount of compression will vary by type of stocking and of course the brand.

Treatments for more severe varicose vein cases

If you do not respond well to compression stockings, or if your condition happens to be more severe – our doctors may suggest one of these varicose vein treatments:

  • Sclerotherapy
  • Laser treatment
  • Ambulatory Phlebectomy
  • Endoscopic vein surgery
  • Endovenous Laser Ablation
  • Venaseal Procedure
  • Pelvic Embolization

Are you looking for vein care? Call our Teaneck office at (973) 755-9253 to schedule a consultation with one of our expert vein doctors.

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  • "One of the most professional and accommodating office and doctors I have been to in a very long time. I saw Dr. Lee and found him to be very kind and knowledgeable. He diagnosed a blood clot, got me started on a blood thinner and I feel better than I have in months. Thank you, thank you, thank you!"
    Barbara B.
  • "Best vascular surgeons around Dr. Patel is the best"
    Cookie R.
  • "Dr.Lee is thee BEST Vascular Surgeon I EVER had in 42yrs! He is kind, compassionate, funny, and super honest! I really need the super honest part as his patient because I have been on dialysis for almost 20yrs time around and then dealing with end-stage renal failure since I was 13 and I was born with circle kidney so I need someone who is going to be upfront and honest with me and compassion at the same time and he is the ONLY surgeon to get three fistulas working on me! No one in 42 years has ever done that! He is the best surgeon I have ever had! Omg... and his staff is phenomenal !"
    Mercedes R.
  • "Dr. Patel placed my fistula in july of 2014 and I have had most of my maintenance fistulagrams done by Dr Raiz. Though whoever i have had have been great.The entire staff is wonderful . They are compassionate caring and professional. Would not go anywhere else."
    Sherry S.
  • "Dr Riaz, Dr Lee, and the entire Medical Staff at Advanced Vascular Associates are one of the most professional, knowledgeable, courteous, and caring Medical Teams that I've ever visited in my life! I have the greatest amount of respect for them, and trust that whatever the purpose of your visit is, you will leave knowing that you've been treated by the best! Thanks for taking good care of me (especially Rose)."
    Bruce B.
  • "My Dad had surgery for a AAA a year ago! He is 91 years young! Dr. Lee brings so much to the Operating Table!I have never been put more at ease than by Dr Lee. His reassurance and soft-spoken confidence made me rest easily during the Procedure. What a great Man!"
    Lisa V.
  • "Dr. James and the staff are the best. Very attentive and caring."
    Roseanne L.
  • "My first time there. Everyone was very nice and Dr. Patel was awesome! Would recommend to everyone."
    Helen A.
  • "Caring and professional nurses and staff. And special thanks to Dr. David Cohen. His expertise and compassionate level of treatment is beyond comparison."
    Edward B.
  • "The advanced vein care center headed by Dr. Cohen, my physician, is a superior center with caring hands. Each and every visit has been a comfort to me."
    Theresa P.
  • "Thank you for always doing your very best for Dad. We appreciate you always doing what was best for Dad and for always making him feel worthy of being treated as a breathing human being and not some ‘old sick man’."
    The Danielian family
  • "A note of thanks to you! I must say I have never been more pleased with the care and treatment rendered by you and your staff, as compared to countless other physicians and their somewhat lacking care and consideration for their patients’ time and well-being. I am doing fine and had very little discomfort!"
    Paula D.
  • "Thank you very much for the great attention and services offered not only to me, but also to my assistant. Your loving and caring is taken to heart."
    Gustavo G., D.M.D.