An interview by David Schmiege, president and CEO of Vein Specialists of America with Jeffrey H. Miller, MD Dr. Miller Board-certified in Interventional Radiology and Venous and Lymphatic Medicine Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners and American Board of Radiology Holds a certificate of
By Robert Jennejohn Dr. Michael Y. Shao, MD is a board-certified vascular surgeon with the Swedish Medical Group. He attended the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He has more than 17 years of experience and is currently affiliated with the Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago, Ill. This Interview was
By Bryan Groleau COTA/L, CLT-LANA, WCC, LLE Over the last decade, oncology surgeons have succeeded in reducing the frequency and severity of oncology related lymphedema through dramatic improvements in axillary treatment. The days of vast radical mastectomies are gone. For years surgeons have been removing fewer lymph
By Robyn “Redd” Smith, M.ED., COTA/L, CLWT, CLT, LASH-FKT A patient with two swollen legs walks into a vein clinic. Now, that may sound like the beginning of a joke, but it is actually the opening line to our story. A story showing how making an addition to your options
By Manu Aggarwal, MD It has been almost three years since we added lymphedema therapy treatments to our vein practice at Vein Care Center Laser Specialists. In this time, we have had trained (via Norton School of Lymphedema) two certified lymphedema therapists (CLTs), both part-time and both originally occupational therapists.