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for Varicose Veins

Varicose Veins
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1)Promote physical activity
2)Intermittent leg elevation
3)Wear compression surgical support stockings (20-30mmHg pressure-graded knee high stockings) generally appropriate

Treatment for Cosmetic Concerns/Spider Veins:
  • Refer to UM Livonia or Troy Center for Specialty Care Vein Center
    Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
    1)Complete Venous Reflux Study at U of M Diagnostic Vascular Lab on the same day
    2)Patients may self-refer
    Patient Education/Information (includes preps) Venous Disease
    Varicose Veins
    Varicose Veins Video
    Appointment Timeframe Next available appointment
    Please complete Outpatient Consult Request Form and fax to 734-432-7637
    How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
    External Patients: Hand carry non-UM records and films or ultrasound results to visit
    Clinic Contact Information Physician: 800-962-3555
    Patient: 888-287-1082
    Venous Health Program: 888-M-VENOUS (888-683-6687)
    Clinic Location Sites 1) Livonia and Troy Center for Specialty Care
    2) Cardiovascular Center - Vascular Surgery Clinic
    3) Venous Health Program
    UM Consulting Physician Dawn Coleman, M.D.
    James Barklow Froehlich, M.D., M.P.H.
    John E. Rectenwald, M.D.
    James Joseph Shields, M.D.
    Thomas W. Wakefield, M.D.
    David M Williams, M.D.
    Livonia/Troy Vein Center
    Lisa Pavone, M.D.
    Emily Cummings, M.D.

    Department Web Site
    Revised on: 01/20/2015