Phle-bo-lo-gy!?!?!

What the heck is that and how do you say it??? I get this question a lot when talking with the general public.
Phlebology is the “vein care specialty” that provides diagnosis and treatment of  vein disease. Phlebology has been recently approved by the American Medical Association (AMA) as a separate medical specialty. This decision by the AMA means physicians who diagnose and treat venous disorders, including varicose veins, can now select Phlebology as their primary or secondary area of practice.  Physicians can now get a board certification in Phlebology.
Until now, vein disease and the innovations in vein treatment have been ignored, even though 80 million Americans are afflicted by it.  If you suffer from aching, cramping, tired heavy, restless legs, you may need your veins treated. If you are looking for a doctor to treat your veins, make sure they are a Board Certified Phlebologist.
Pronunciation: Phlebology is pronounced flee-bo-lo-gee, or flee-biology without the “i” in biology.

4 Comments

  1. Do you treat patients who have had a DVT and have the residual issues left after the initial treatment. My husband continues to have aching and swelling in his leg and the eventhough it has been about 3 years since the DVT which happened after he had surgery on his knee.

  2. Do you treat patients who have had a DVT and have the residual issues left after the initial treatment. My husband continues to have aching and swelling in his leg and the even though it has been about 3 years since the DVT which happened after he had surgery on his knee. Just looking for some options for him. it does cause him a great deal of pain, after a long day of working, he does sit at a desk, and also for his job he has long airline flights.

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