Melinda L. Aquino MD is a top vein doctor who treats the full spectrum of venous disorders from varicose veins and spider veins to severe venous stasis disease. Treatment always starts with a full evaluation and then utilizes the latest minimally invasive techniques, as well as surgery, when necessary. Patient comfort and convenience is important and we diagnose and treat most vein conditions in our office.
Suffering from Varicose Veins? Bothered by unsightly Spider Veins?
Varicose vein treatment has radically changed over the last 20 years. Instead of painful vein stripping, treatments are minimally invasive and require minimal to no downtime. Varicose vein procedures are usually performed in the office and typically take less than 45 minutes. These procedures are covered by most insurance plans. read more
Dr. Aquino is a board certified vascular surgeon and general surgeon. She is an expert in the treatment of vascular diseases such as peripheral arterial disease (PAD), aortic aneurysmal disease, carotid stenosis, and dialysis access. Dr. Aquino also runs a wound clinic that specializes in the treatment of difficult venous and arterial ulcers.read more
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ABOUT THE OFFICE
At the San Francisco Vein Center, we specialize in vein disease, including varicose veins, spider veins, and venous ulcers. We also treat a full spectrum of arterial disease and wounds. Our office is small and personal, and our team strives to provide personal and empathetic care of the highest standard to every patient we see.
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