#1. Accessible location within a state-of-the-art vein center in LI
When looking for the best vein specialist in LI, your first consideration should be their location. After all, there’s no point in finding the world’s most talented vein doctor if they’re hours away from you. Vein treatments are fairly simple — the procedure concludes within an hour, so you can resume your daily activities and work without any delays or interruption. But you can only avail of those benefits if the vein specialist is accessible.
The VIP Medical Group is one of the country’s leading collectives of state-of-the-art vein treatment clinics and board-certified vein specialists. They have three highly-accessible vein clinics in Long Island — Lindenhurst, Jericho, and Hampton Bays. As such, you can easily find some of the country’s best vein specialists near your home or place of work, whether you’re on the south shore, north shore, or the Hamptons.
The following are the locations of the best vein specialists in LI:
- Vein Doctor on the South Shore: 481 W Montauk Highway, Lindenhurst, LI
- Vein Doctor on the North Shore: 350 Jericho Turnpike Suite 1A, Jericho, LI
- Vein Doctor in the Hamptons: 225 W Montauk Highway Suite 3, Hampton Bays, LI
If you’re looking for the best vein specialists in Long Island, you can book an appointment at one of the aforementioned vein treatment clinics.
#2. Perfect track record, as evidenced by patient testimonials online
After you’ve narrowed down the nearest and most accessible board-certified vein experts in Long Island, you must focus on their reputation. You should only seek vein treatments from Long Island vein specialists with 5-star ratings and reviews from patients. You can learn a lot about the vein doctor from their reviews, including their attitude, bedside manners, and the success of their treatments. If a vein treatment fails to yield results, the patient is sure to leave an incensed review for the vein treatment clinic.
Our vein treatment clinics in Long Island maintain unanimous 5-star ratings and reviews from all patients. That indicates that we follow exceptional standards of vein care, and our vein experts have excellent bedside manners. One of our recent patients wrote the following: “Dr. Thomas Arnold is an excellent doctor, and his staff is very efficient. The sclerotherapy procedure was quick, and the results were amazing. Being a doctor myself, I always want a caring and knowledgeable doctor. Therefore I highly recommend Dr. Thomas Arnold.”
#3. Excellent educational background and credentials, such as fellowships and residency
You must look for vein doctors with excellent credentials. They must have a strong educational background, having graduated from reputable medical schools, and they should have completed residency programs and fellowships in vein-related fields. The barrier for entry into phlebology is pretty low, which means the market is full of inexperienced vein doctors. You must look for highly-skilled and experienced vein experts to ensure optimal results.
Our state-of-the-art vein treatment clinics in Long Island are led by some of the country’s finest and most talented vein doctors. The following is a brief overview of their educational backgrounds:
- Dr. Kamran Saraf: Medical degree from the University of Miami; General Surgery training from the Texas Medical Center; residency training from the University of Miami / Jackson Memorial Hospital; fellowship training from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
- Dr. Caroline Novak: Medical degree from the University of Illinois Medical School; residency training from the Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago; faculty member at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; recipient of numerous “teacher of the year” awards.
- Dr. Thomas Arnold: 25+ years of experience; graduate from the University of Pennsylvania; former faculty at the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1993; specialized training in ultrasound-guided minimally invasive vein treatments.
#4. Board certification from ABVLM
The American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine is an organization that formally recognizes the country’s leading vein experts for their contributions to vein care. In order to get board-certified by the ABVLM, vein doctors must complete challenging residency programs and fellowships, take written examinations and specialize in the latest minimally invasive vein treatments.
The vein experts at our vein treatment clinics in Long Island undergo the rigorous board certification process. Dr. Caroline Novak, in fact, is a double-certified vein doctor specializing in venous medicine and internal medicine. As such, you can rest assured that you’re in expert hands when seeking spider vein and varicose vein treatments at her vein treatment clinic.
#5. Specialized training in minimally invasive spider vein and varicose vein treatments
The board-certified vein experts at our Long Island vein treatment clinics specialize in minimally invasive spider vein and varicose vein treatments. This is an important quality for all vein doctors — you should avoid vein doctors who still provide outdated vascular surgeries that involve hospitalization and downtime. Minimally invasive spider vein and varicose vein treatments are safe and effective, and they conclude within an hour with no downtime or complications. The best minimally invasive vein treatments include radiofrequency ablation, endovenous laser ablation, venaseal, ambulatory phlebectomy, and sclerotherapy.
#6. Free insurance verification and a no surprise billing policy
You should absolutely avoid vein treatment clinics that suggest you can’t receive insurance coverage for your vein treatments. It’s true that you may not receive insurance coverage for the removal of spider veins. However, in most cases, spider veins and varicose veins are only symptomatic of underlying vein disease, so most comprehensive vein treatments are considered to be medically necessary. We provide free insurance verification before your appointment and offer a complete breakdown of your vein treatment costs in advance.