The Varicose Vein Clinic

By Mayo Clinic Staff

A multidisciplinary team of physicians and surgeons in the Varicose Vein Clinic provide the most appropriate care for patients who have varicose veins. This collaborative approach brings together the knowledge and expertise of specialists from vascular medicine, vascular surgery, dermatology and radiology. These specialists have vast experience in the evaluation, management and care of patients with varicose veins.

Each year, hundreds of patients who have varicose veins are treated at Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic physicians are skilled in the medical and surgical management of varicose veins. The Varicose Vein Clinic provides comprehensive diagnosis and treatment options suited to the needs of each patient.

At the Varicose Vein Clinic, the duplex ultrasound evaluation is the standard diagnostic test for varicose veins. The ultrasound test helps physicians identify the most appropriate treatment options for each patient. Treatment is individualized and is based on the severity of the varicose veins and the patient's physical condition. The Varicose Vein Clinic offers treatment options ranging from traditional vein stripping to newer minimally invasive treatments such as endovenous thermal ablation. Read more about varicose veins.