Choosing a vein specialist is an important step in obtaining the highest quality of vein care possible today. Before making an appointment, it is important to research the physician and the clinic to ensure the best care and treatment options available. There are a number of reasons why New Yorkers seeking vein treatment should consider Advanced Varicose Vein Treatments of Manhattan for all their vascular needs. Certification Dr. Ronald Lev is certified by the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine. This certification indicates a physician has met rigorous education and experience standards. Certification, demonstrates a professional commitment to the field of phlebology, ensuring patients receiving the highest level of knowledge, training and care from their professional team. He is also Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology. Dr. Lev obtaines his Doctor of Medicine at the University of Michigan Medical School in 1996. Dr. Lev was an intern and held his residency at the University of Washington Hospital from 1996 to 2002. Dr. Ronald Lev is the founder of Advanced Varicose Vein Treatments of Manhattan. Specialization A venous ulcer is an open sore that often forms on the lower leg around the ankle due to poor circulation. Venous ulcers can be very challenging to treat, and the recurrence rate is extremely high. At Advanced Varicose Vein Treatments of Manhattan, we offer the most innovative treatment for venous ulcers available today, Apligraf, which uses live skin cells to close the wound and promote healing. This low-risk procedure offers excellent outcomes in just weeks, with a lower recurrence rate than other treatments. Comfort Many patients shy away from treatment for vein conditions, because they are concerned about the discomfort associated with some procedures. At Advanced Varicose Vein Treatments of Manhattan, we understand the anxiety associated with vein treatment. We offer anesthesia for our procedures, to ensure patient comfort throughout. Insurance Options Although vein treatment is often pursued for cosmetic reasons, patients who experience uncomfortable symptoms or additional risk factors may also qualify for insurance coverage for their procedures. At Advanced Varicose Vein Treatments of Manhattan, we accept most health insurances, to make it easy for our patients to get the vein treatments they need. Diversity When patients seek vein treatment, information and communication are key components to high quality patient care and a successful outcome. To provide the highest quality service to our diverse patient base, Advanced Varicose Vein Treatments of Manhattan provides services in a variety of languages, including Spanish, Russian, Armenian and Hebrew. Vein disorders can produce uncomfortable symptoms, as well as cosmetic concerns. To learn more about your treatment options for a variety of vein problems, contact the staff at Advanced Varicose Vein Treatments of Manhattan today at 212-204-6501 or visit our website at www.treatmentsofmanhattan.com.