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  • Charlotte’s most experienced Vein Surgeons.

  • Offering a Variety of Vein Treatments.

  • Consult with our Board-certified Surgeons.

Physician Profiles

Our Physicians

Our staff of six physicians are all either board-certified general or vascular surgeons with extensive training in venous disease, providing the most complete, personalized vein care in the Charlotte area.

Collectively treating vein disease for 30+ years, our vein specialists have performed over 2000 venous procedures in the last 4 years alone. Currently Practicing at SSC:

  • Bryan D. Blitstein, MD, FACS
  • Jason S. Burgess, MD, RVT, FACS
  • Thomas B. McElwee, MD, FACS
  • Paul J. Orland, MD, FACS
  • Louis H. Zbinden III, MD, FACS
  • Alejandro Fernandez-Tatum, M.D.

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You and Your Veins

Beautiful Legs

Millions of American adults suffer from varicose veins, usually as a result of age, heredity, pregnancy, weight gain or physical stress. Their symptoms include the following:

  • Knotty, ropey or bulging leg veins easily visible at the surface of the skin, usually dark red blue or purple in color
  • Legs that itch, burn, ache or throb
  • Legs that tire easily
  • “Restless leg syndrome” that prevents a good night’s sleep
  • Non-healing Ulcers

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About Our Practice

Beautiful Legs

The Vein Care Center at Surgical Specialists of Charlotte is dedicated to the minimally invasive treatment of varicose veins and venous reflux disease at several convenient office locations located throughout the Charlotte area. We proudly offer the following vein treatment options and technologies:

  • Duplex Ultrasound
  • VNUS ClosureFAST / Venefit
  • Ambulatory Phlebectomy
  • Sclerotherapy
  • UGS (Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy)

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