|Manu Aggarwal, MHSA, MD, is a board certified family physician and ABVLM certified physician at the Vein Care Center Laser Specialists. Since 2007, the VCC has been an IAC-accredited vascular laboratory. In 2015 the VCC was one of the first 50 practices in the country to also be Vein Center accredited. The VCC has been dedicated to venous disease and laser treatments since 2004, and is located in Lima, Ohio, with a satellite office in Celina, Ohio. She may be contacted at www.yourveincarecenter.com.||Jeffrey H. Miller, MD, is the founder and CEO of Miller Vein, with five locations in Southeast Michigan. Dr. Miller has received numerous awards and honors in his field, including being named one of Hour Detroit Magazine’s “Top Docs.” His multi-site company has received numerous accolades including Coolest Place to Work by Crain’s Business Detroit, Novi Chamber of Commerce’s Customer Service Excellence Award and several Corp! Michigan’s Economic Bright Spots Awards.|
|Ronald Bush, MD, FACS, is one of the nation’s leading specialists in venous diseases. He founded and is the medical director for Vein Experts, a national group of venous specialists specializing in venous disease. He is Board Certified in general vascular surgery; and was also certified in cardio/thoracic surgery, having trained at Walter Reed Medical Center and Indiana University Medical Center. Dr. Bush is the author of numerous scientific papers and holds patents for surgical instruments. For the past 20 years, he has devoted his practice solely to the treatment of venous disease and one of the first in the nation to do so. Physicians throughout the world have visited and have been trained by Dr. Bush. Many of the new procedures now performed in the ambulatory treatment of varicose veins have originated in part from his clinical studies.||John Chuback, MD, FACS, chief medical officer at Chuback Medical Group in Paramus, N.J., is involved in teaching, entrepreneurship, writing and philanthropy. He is also co-founder of BiosupportMD and Chuback Education. Dr. Chuback is an author of numerous articles and books and is a lecturer throughout the United States. He practiced cardiac surgery for the first six years of his professional career and then launched a successful private practice focused on venous disease and cosmetic procedures.|
|Dr. Laura Ellis is a venous surgeon also specializing in aesthetics, anti-aging medicine and athletic development. She founded one of the first independent Vein Surgery and Aesthetic Centers in the country in 2003. She directs a team of professionals to deliver the most comprehensive, science-driven age management and sports medicine with offices in California and North Carolina. Dr. Ellis holds a degree from UNC at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. She has published major articles on the subject of laser skin rejuvenation in the journals Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Aesthetic Surgery Quarterly. She is author of the book “Skin Care Secrets From the Inside Out, A Step by Step Guide to Great Skin at Any Age.” Dr. Ellis lives and practices in Asheville, N.C., and Laguna Beach, Calif. A longtime fan and participant in extreme sports, she is a 2014 Regional Champion motorcycle racer and currently owns a professional sports team in the MotoAmerica series having won a National Championship in her first pro season in 2016.||Mel Rosenblatt, MD, FACPh, is past-president of the board of directors of the American College of Phlebology (APC). He is owner and medical director of Connecticut Image Guided Surgery in Fairfield, Conn. His clinical expertise lies in endovascular surgery and interventional radiology. Rosenblatt has held positions at the Yale-New Haven Hospital and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Hospital and has taught at Yale University Medical School.|
|Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, FACS, FAC Ph, former director of the New York University Vein Center, is a world-renowned surgeon-teacher who provides a patient-centered approach to vein care, enabling the creation and improvement of many of today’s most advanced non-invasive vascular surgery techniques. Dr. Kabnick is recognized by his peers as an international authority on the diagnosis and treatment of venous disease. Highly sought after as a consultant and teacher by medical societies the world over, he has consistently been recognized as one of the area’s “Top Doctors” and is listed in the Guide to “America’s Top Surgeons.” He presently serves as president of the American Venous Forum Foundation and the vice president for the International Union of Phlebology.|| James E. White, MD, FACS, who is board certified in general surgery, phlebology and cosmetic surgery, owns Advanced Surgical Concepts, in Chattanooga, Tenn., a practice in phlebology and cosmetic surgery. He was graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Medical College of Georgia in 1990. He then completed a General surgery residency at the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga in 1996. He is a Diplomat with the American Board of Phlebology and the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery.
|Edward Mackay, MD, RVT, RPVI, is a co-director of the International Vein Congress, a major conference for vascular specialists in Miami that is attended annually by more than 500 physicians. He was the first physician in the state of Florida to offer VNUS Closure in 1999, and in 2001 the first in the bay area to offer endovenous laser treatment (EVLT). He has offices in St. Petersburg and Palm Harbor, Fla.||J. Gordon (Jay) Wright, MD, FACS, RVT, is the founder of the Midwest Vein Center in Chicago and practices out of the Downers Grove office. His special area of expertise in phlebology is in the treatment of venous stasis ulcers and combined arterial and venous problems. With Maged Mikhail, MD, Dr. Wright is the co-inventor and co-developer of VeinDraw EMR. The ACP elected him chairman of its AACME Committee and the College’s Preceptorship Committee.|
|Deborah Manjoney, MD, opened the Wisconsin Vein Center and MediSpa in 2002, and in 2004 she left her 18-year practice in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery to devote herself to full-time practice of phlebology. She offers a broad range of non-invasive and minimally invasive services, and she was one of the first in the area to add the “medispa” concept to her practice.||David Schmiege, President & CEO at Vein Specialists of America Since 2011, David has been a trusted and valuable contributor to Vein Therapy News by developing the “Business Side of Medicine” editorial feature. Entrepreneurial by nature, David embarked on his first business venture at the age of 25, launching, scaling and later selling a successful office equipment company with three locations. In 1985, he formed MD Management to provide practice management consulting and advisory services to office- and hospital-based practices. What began as a division of MD Management, transitioned to a separate company in 2002, when VSA was formed to focus exclusively on the needs of vein and vascular practices nationwide.|