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Vein Care

Why Choose the Ochsner Vein Center?

Ochsner is the destination center in the Gulf South region for vein care. In 2019, the Vein Care Center was established at Ochsner Health. We have a fully devoted team of Ochsner vascular and endovascular surgeons dedicated to only vein care. Our multidisciplinary team has in-depth knowledge in treating varicose veins and will get your legs looking and feeling great again. We offer comprehensive services for vein care, ranging from conservative treatment to minimally invasive procedures and everything in between. Our patients have peace of mind knowing that all of their vein problems will be treated in one place. Additionally, our team will help you in every step of your journey, such as providing education on living a healthier lifestyle.

Our team provides compassionate, individualized care for every patient. The team consists of vascular and endovascular surgeons, dietitians, vein care coordinators, vascular ultra-sonographers, physical therapists and more, who work together to provide the best experience for our patients.

Our vascular and endovascular surgeons, Charles Leithead, MD and G. Ross Parkerson, II, MD, are certified by the American Vein & Lymphatic Society, which is the leading resource for venous and lymphatic care.

Our patients also have the experience of working with our Operations Coordinator and Nurse Educator, Stephanie Aguilar, BSN, ADN, RN-OC.

We treat a wide array of conditions of the veins which include:

  • Spider veins
  • Varicose veins
  • Legs swelling
  • Venous sufficiency/reflux
  • Lymphedema
  • Lower extremity swelling and pelvic swelling from pelvic cancer

Varicose veins are diagnosed by a physical exam and should be part of your annual physical. Some common risk factors for developing varicose veins include:

  • Family history of vein disease
  • Female gender
  • Age
  • Obesity
  • Pregnancy
  • Tumors
  • Prolonged standing

Surgical procedures are performed in our clinic, which allows our patients to leave without any downtime. Here is a list of our treatment options:

  • Spider vein injections
  • Foam injections
  • Laser ablation
  • Laser endovenous treatment
  • Leg swelling & compression therapy
  • Lymphedema specialized therapy and pumps

To schedule an appointment, call 504-842-VEIN (504-842-8346) or visit MyOchsner.

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Map of Ochsner-affiliated facilities that provide services related to Vein Care

Vein Care Locations

Ochsner Acadia General Hospital
1305 Crowley Rayne Highway
Crowley, LA 70526
  • Open 24/7
Ochsner Baptist - A Campus of Ochsner Medical Center
2700 Napoleon Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70115
  • Open 24/7