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CYNTHIA SHAPIRO, FNP-C JOINS AMERICAN VEIN AT HIGHLANDS RANCH CLINIC

 

Cynthia Shapiro, FNP-C, has joined American Vein & Vascular Institute’s Highlands Ranch clinic as a a board-certified nurse practitioner. Shapiro has 25 years of career experience in the healthcare and medical industries.

American Vein & Vascular Institute is an award-winning network of vein and arterial diagnosis and treatment centers in Colorado and Texas.

“Cynthia is a highly trained and well-qualified nurse practitioner with a special combination of compassion and expertise in treating vein disease,” Gordon F. Gibbs, MD and co-founder and owner of American Vein, said.

“She has a special interest treating patients with lymphedema and has had great success with normalizing lifestyle. Our team at American Vein is excited to have her skills, knowledge and abilities available to diagnose, treat and follow-up with our Highlands Ranch patients.”

Shapiro began her career in healthcare as a chiropractor. She was an assistant professor at the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic. While there, she helped develop a new curriculum, built a faculty practice, wrote and lectured on a post graduate level, and also testified as an expert witness.

“It was my passion for patient care that led me to become a nurse practitioner,” Shapiro said. “Through my work as a nurse practitioner, I developed a special interest in vascular disease and am delighted to join the American Vein & Vascular Institute team.”

Shapiro was graduated as a chiropractor from the Los Angeles College of Chiropractic and earned degrees in biology and chiropractic. She graduated from the University of Phoenix with a master’s degree in Nursing and as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Additionally, she has extensive education in medical esthetics and bioidentical hormone replacement. VTN

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Larry Storer

Larry Storer

Larry Storer has been editor of Vein Therapy News for 10 years. He has edited computer, shelter and medical publications at Publications & Communications LP for 30 years. He was also a corporate vice president and editorial director before retiring. Larry graduated from Baylor University with a BA in journalism and an MA in communications; and from Lamar University with a MED in school administration. He taught beginning and advanced reporting, beginning and advanced editing and editorial writing at Baylor University. Larry was a reporter, and city and news editor of the Beaumont Journal, and opinion editor at the Beaumont Enterprise and Beaumont Enterprise-Journal. He was also the founding managing editor of the Yuba City (California) Daily Independent-Herald.