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Physicians

Dr. Paul Sos, M.D., is the founder of Optima Vein Care. He received training in Phlebology at the European School of Phlebology and was one of the first physicians to become Board Certified in Phlebology. His professional experience encompasses twenty years in the diagnosis and treatment of venous disease.

BBA: University of Texas at El Paso
Medical Degree: University of Paris VII
Appointments: Radiology Attache Xavier-Bichat Hospital (Paris)
Credential: Registered Vascular Technologist (ARDMS)
Board Certified Diplomat: American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine (ABVLM) - formally the American Board of Phlebology (ABPh)
Board Certified: American Board of Family Medicine
Member: American College of Phlebology

On staff at:
Banner Estrella Hospital
Dignity Health: Chandler Regional Hospital
Dignity Health: Mercy Gilbert Hospital Scottsdale Healthcare Thompson Peak

Dr. John Opie, M.D., is recognized for his innovative work in the treatment of deep venous insufficiency (DVI), which can result from deep venous blood clots and lead to leg ulcerations. He has been published in many peer reviewed journals and is the inventor of the "Monocusp" procedure, for the management of DVI. He is the Editor-in-Chief of an soon to be published medical text book: Pulmonary Embolism. As an avid inventor, he currently holds 22 patents for various medical devices. He is also an author and has 5 novels published. He has been practicing Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery in Phoenix since 1991.

Medical Degree: New Zealand (MD)
General Surgical Residency: London, England (National Heart & Brompton Hospital) FRCS
Cardiothoracic Surgical Training: Vancouver, British Columbia (Vancouver General and BC Children's Hospitals) FRCS(C)
Board Certified: General Surgery, Vascular Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery
Appointments: Associate Professor in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at the University of British Columbia

Dr. Kenneth Seifert, M.D., FACS, has been treating varicose veins and other vein problems for thirty years. He was on the faculty in the department of surgery at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida. He has lived and worked in Naples, Florida and Park City, Utah. He has published and presented research papers in the Journal of Vascular Surgery, the Surgical Forum and other prestigious surgical journals. For many years he was involved in the treatment of both artery and vein problems. Since 2005 he has focused his practice solely on the management of vein problems. He is a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

B.A. Physics: Oakland University
M.S. Electrical Engineering: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Medical Degree: University of Michigan Medical School
General Surgical Residency: University of Utah
Vascular Surgical Training: University of South Florida
Board Certified: General Surgery and Vascular Surgery
Appointments: Associate Professor in Surgery at the University of South Florida in Tampa
Member: Society for Vascular Surgery
Fellow: American College of Surgeons