St. Joseph’s Hospital provides vein care to patients with varicose veins.

David Faber, MD, is board certified in surgery. His clinical focus is treatment of varicose veins and includes the following:

  • Laser Ablation (catheter-based thermal ablation)
  • Sclerotherapy (chemical-based ablation)
  • Compression stockings (conservative therapy)
  • Diagnostic Duplex Ultrasound
  • Lymphedema Pumps

Dr. Faber provides patients with safe, effective, and state-of-the-art treatments to eliminate unsightly spider veins and painful varicose veins. He is a board certified general surgeon who has over ten years of surgical experience and has done over 3,000 procedures. Dr. Faber will put all of your concerns to rest. His ultimate goal is to treat your disease fully and appropriately.

Varicose Veins:

  • Affect nearly half of all Americans over age 50 
  • More common in women than men
  • Family history, obesity, age, pregnancy, and occupation can play a role

Common Symptoms:
Aside from the large, bulging, unsightly veins, the typical symptoms of varicose veins include:

  • tired, aching, heavy legs
  • sharp, aching, or throbbing leg pain
  • numbness, swelling, or heaviness in the legs
  • itching or irritated rash on the legs or near the ankles
  • tenderness around the area of the varicose vein
  • legs that get tired during the day and restless at night

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Vein Care is located in the St. Joseph’s Hospital Clinic,10 Amalia Drive, Building A.  For more information contact Vein Care at 304-460-7959.