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Pennsylvania Vascular Associates, P.C.

Printable PDF At Society Hill Vein Center, our physicians specialize in the comprehensive evaluation and treatment of varicose and spider veins. They are certified by the American Board of Surgery in Vascular Surgery for: Duplex Ultrasound vein mapping Radiofrequency and laser vein ablation Ambulatory phlebectomy Sclerotherapy Other Veinous Procedures   Matthew J. Dougherty, MD Medical Degree: Harvard Medical School, 1984 Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital, 1990 Fellowship: May Clinic, 1992       Keith D. Calligaro, MD Medical Degree: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 1982 Residency: University of Health Sciences in Chicago, 1987 Fellowship: Montefiore Medical Center, 1989 Is vericose vein treatment covered by insurance? Health insurance usually covers procedures considered “medically necessary”. While many insurers will cover the cost of some treatment for symptomatic veins that fail to respond to compression therapy, most will not cover treatments which are primarily cosmetic. At Society Hill Vein Center, saphenous veins have usually been covered, while office-based procedures such as ambulatory phlebectomy and sclerotherapy generally are not. The physicians and staff at Society Hill Vein Center will assist you in ascertaining in advance as to what to expect in coverage and costs. How do I schedule an evaluation? Society Hill Vein Center is located at 7th and Spruce streets, in association with Pennsylvania Vascular Associates. To schedule an appointment, please call 215-829-6625.   700 Spruce Street, Suite #101 Philadelphia, PA 19106 215-829-6625 What are varicose veins and spider veins? While arteries carry blood from the heart to the tissue capillaries, veins are the blood vessels that return blood to the heart. In the legs, the deep veins are the...