Steven E. Zimmet, M.D.

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Medical Degree

Georgetown University School of Medicine 1978

Educational Background

Residency 1978-1981
Department of Family Medicine, Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Medical School 1974-1978
Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.
Research 1975
Research Assistant, Dept. of Nephrology, Georgetown University School of Medicine
Premedical Education 1970-1974
Franklin and Marshall College Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Certification

American Board of Family Practice 1981; re-certified 1988, 1994, 2000
American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine, 2008
Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT), 2007

Practice Experience

Austin Regional Clinic, P.A., Austin, Texas, 1981-1988
Board of Directors, Austin Regional Clinic, P.A., 1983-1985
Center for Skin and Vein Disorders, affiliated with Austin Regional Clinic, P.A., 1988-1996
Zimmet Vein & Dermatology, Austin, Texas, 1996-present

Fellowship

Fellow of the American College of Phlebology, 2004
Emeritus Fellow of the Australasian College of Phlebology, 2007

Professional Organizations

American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine
Founding President, 2007-current

American College of Phlebology
Officer: President, 2005-2007
Officer: President Elect, 2003
Officer: Treasurer, 2001
Officer: Secretary, 1999
Board of Directors, 1997
Board Certification Program Development Task Force—Chair
Ethics and Professional Standards—Past Chair
Public Education Committee—Past Chair
Annual Meeting Planning Committee—Chair, 1999
Annual Meeting Planning Committee, 1996-1998

American College of Phlebology Foundation
Inaugural Chair, 2006-2009

Intersocietal Acceditation Commission: Vein Center Division
Board of Directors, 2012-current

Honors, Awards and Special Appointments

Appointments
  • HealthTap Top Doctor Award – Top Aesthetic Medicine Specialist in Texas, 2013
  • HealthTap Top Doctor Award – Most Influential Doctor in the Austin Region, 2013
  • Scientific committee,  UIP XVII World Congress, Boston, MA, September 2013
  • Invited speaker, UIP XVII World Congress, Boston, MA, September 2013
  • Abstract selection committee; UIP XVII World Congress, Boston, MA, September 2013
  • Patient’s Choice Award, 2013
  • Invited presentation, 25th Annual Congress of the American Venous Forum, Phoenix, AZ, February, 2013 .
  • American Academy of Dermatology Leadership Circle (Gold Level) for  medical volunteering activities.
  • Who Should Treat Patients with Venous Disease: The Role of Credentialing. Keynote presenter at the Venous Association of India Annual Meeting, Goa, India. January 2013.
  • Named to the Board of Directors of the IAC (Intersocietal Accreditation Commission) Vein Center Board
  • Invited Keynote Presentation—Venous Association of India Annual Meeting, Goa, India, January 2013.
  • Dr. Zimmet was one of the distinguished vein care experts on a PBS Special, “Vein Health: Discoveries, New Technologies and Breakthroughs”
  • MA Anson Jones, MD Award for health/medical reporting, 2012
  • Patient’s Choice Award, 2012
  • American Academy of Dermatology Leadership Circle (Silver Level), 2011
  • Elected as an Honorary Member of the French Society of Phlebology, 2011
  • Patients’ Choice Award, 2011
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Elected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America® from 2011 to 2012
  • Editor, Phlebology: The Journal of Venous Disease, 2009-current
  • American College of Phlebology Leadership Award, 2008
  • International Advisory Board of the International Union of Phlebology Scientific Committee of the French Journal Phlébologie Annales-Vasculaires
  • VENGLOS Consensus Meeting- invited expert. Charleston February 22, 24th, 2008
  • Fellow Emeritus of the Australasian College of Phlebology
  • North American Editor: Phlebology: The Journal of Venous Disease, 2007
  • Chairman: American College of Phlebology Foundation, 2006
  • Forum Director: Controversies in the Management of Leg Veins: American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, February 2-6, 2007, Washington, DC.
  • International Advisory Board member, World Congress of the International Union of Phlebology: Asian Chapter Meeting, June 18-20, 2007, Kyoto
  • Listed by the Consumers’ Research Council of America in the “Guide to America’s Top Physicians”
  • Forum Director: Controversies in the Management of Leg Veins: American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, March 3-7, 2007, San Francisco, CA.
  • 1st Place Platinum Abstract Award—November 2002, Annual Meeting of the American College of Phlebology
  • AAD Leadership Circle Award, 2011
  • Co-chair: Latest Advances in Image-Guided Venous Treatment: Symposium at 14th World Congress of the UIP, Rome, September, 2001
  • International Advisory Board, 14th World Congress of the UIP, Rome, September, 2001
  • Program Chair: 13th Annual Congress of the American College of Phlebology; Scottsdale, November, 1999
  • Member, Scientific Advisory Council, XII World Congress of Phlebology, London. September, 1995
  • North American Society of Phlebology Research Award for “The prevention of cutaneous necrosis following extravasation of hypertonic saline and sodium tetradecyl sulfate.” 1992
Journal Activities
  • Phlebology: The Journal of Venous Disease (Editor)
  • Australasian Journal of Dermatology (Reviewer)
  • Biomedical Engineering (Reviewer)
  • British Journal of Surgery (Reviewer)
  • Dermatologic Surgery (Reviewer)
  • Government of the Netherlands (Grant Review)
  • Journal Vascular Interventional Radiology (Reviewer)
  • Surgical Innovation (Reviewer)
Publications: Textbook Chapters
  • Zimmet, SE. Principles of Treatment of Varicose Veins. In Bergan, JJ and Bunke-Paquette, N eds. The Vein Book, 2nd edition, New York: Oxford University Press, 2014.
  • Khilnani NM and Zimmet, SE. Endovenous Thermal Ablation. In Alam M. and Silapunt S, editors. Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series—Treatment of Leg Veins. London: Elsevier Science, 2011.
  • Guex JJ, Zimmet SE, Boussetta S, Taieb. Handbook of Disease Burdens and Quality of Life Measures. Preedy, Victor R.; Watson, Ronald R. (Eds.) Springer, 2009
  • Zimmet SE. Contributing Author. In Fronek HS, editor. The Fundamentals of Phlebology: Venous Disease for Clinicians, Second Edition. London: Royal Society of Medicine Press, 2007.
  • Zimmet SE. Endovenous Laser Ablation. In Ren S, editor. Novel Minimally Invasive Therapy for Venous Disease. China: Science Press, 2007.
  • Zimmet SE. Complications of Sclerotherapy. In Ren S, editor. Novel Minimally Invasive Therapy for Venous Disease. China: Science Press, 2007.
  • Zimmet, SE. Principles of Treatment of Varicose Veins. In Bergan, JJ editor. The Vein Book, London: Elsevier Inc., 2001.
  • Zimmet, SE. Endovenous Ablation. In Ngyugen, T and Alam M., editors. Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology Series—Leg Veins. London: Elsevier Science, 2006.
Invited Introductions
Zimmet SE. In Ren S, editor. Novel Minimally Invasive Therapy for Venous Disease. China: Science Press, 2007.
Zimmet SE. In Staudinger P, editor. Compression Bandaging Step by Step, Hamburg: Volker Verlag, 2007.London: Elsevier Science, 2006.
Publications: Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
  • Zimmet SE, Min RJ, Comerota AJ, Meissner MH, Carman TL, Rathbun SW, Jaff MR, Wakefield TW, Feied CF. Core Content for Training in Venous and Lymphatic Medicine. Phlebology. 2014 Jul 24. pii: 0268355514545120. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Gloviczki P, Zimmet SE. Obituary: John J. Bergan. Phlebology 2014 Jul 23. pii: 0268355514545282. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Zimmet SE. Endovenous Laser Ablation: Other Veins. Phlebologie 2013;66(2):62-5
  • Parsi K, Zimmet S, Allegra C et al. Phlebology training curriculum. A consensus document of the International Union of Phlebology (UIP)-2010. Int Angiol. 2010 Dec. 29(6):533-59.
  • Zimmet SE. Regarding “Incorporating outpatient venous procedures into a vascular surgery practice”. J Vasc Surg. 2009 Nov;50(5):1247-8.
  • Zimmet SE. Board Certification: a historic milestone in phlebology in the USA. Phlebology. 2009 Apr;24(2):49-50.
  • Blättler W, Zimmet SE. Compression therapy in venous disease. Phlebology. 2008;23(5):203-5.
  • Partsch H, Clark M, Mosti G, Steinlechner E, Schuren J, Abel M, Benigni JP, Coleridge-Smith P, Cornu-Thénard A, Flour M, Hutchinson J, Gamble J, Issberner K, Juenger M, Moffatt C, Neumann HA, Rabe E, Uhl JF, Zimmet S. Classification of compression bandages: practical aspects. Dermatol Surg. 2008 May;34(5):600-9.
  • Zimmet SE. Strategy and changes in the treatment of varicose veins (Editorial). Phlebologie 2008;37:188-89.
  • Zimmet SE. Epilogue. Special Issue on Venous Malformations. Phlebology 2007;22(6):303.
  • Guex JJ, Zimmet SE, Bousetta S, Nguyen C, Taieb C. Construction and Validation of a patient-reported outcome dedicated to chronic venous disorders: SQOR0-V (specific quality of life and outcome response- venous). J des Maladies Vasculaires, 2007;32:135-47.
  • Zimmet SE. Endovenous Laser Ablation. Phlebolymphology, 2007;14(2):51-58. Zimmet SE. Phlebology (Editorial). Phlebology 2007;22(2):47-8.
  • Zimmet, SE. Perivenous Thermal Injury Secondary to Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA). Phlebologie (German Society of Phlebology), 2006;35:A54-55.
  • Zimmet, SE. Untoward events of atypical location after sclerotherapy. Phlebologie: Annales Vasculaires, 2005; 58,3:289-91.
  • Zimmet, SE. Treatment of Leg Veins. Endovascular Today: Supplement 2004 Nov-Dec;23-27.
  • Zimmet, SE. Sclerotherapy of Telangiectasias and Varicose Veins. Techniques in Vascular and Interventional Radiology, 2003 September: 6 (3):116-120.
  • Min RJ, Khilnani N, Zimmet SE. Endovenous Laser Treatment of Saphenous Vein Reflux: Long-Term Results. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2003 Jul;14:991-6.
  • Zimmet SE, Min RJ. Temperature changes in perivenous tissue during endovenous laser treatment in a swine model. J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2003 Jul;14(7):911-5.
  • Forrestal MD, Fronek HS, Isaacs MN, Min RJ, Todd KL, Zimmet SE. Endovenous Laser Treatment. Derm Surg, 2003;29(3):312-4.
  • Forrestal MD, Min RJ, Zimmet SE, Isaacs MN, Moeller MR. Endovenous Laser Treatment (EVLT) for Varicose Veins: A Review. Today’s Therapeutic Trends 20 (4):299-310, 2002.
  • Min RJ, Zimmet SE, Isaccs MN, Forrestal MD. Endovenous Laser Treatment of the Incompetent Greater Saphenous Vein. J Vascular Interventional Radiology, 12:1167-1171, 2001.
  • Zimmet, S. Image-guided treatment of the greater saphenous vein: a comparison of techniques. International Angiology, volume 20, supplement 1, 9, 2001.
  • Zimmet, S. Venous Leg Ulcers: Modern Evaluation and Management, Dermatologic Surgery, volume 25, 236-241, 1999.
  • Zimmet, S. Venous Leg Ulcers. Australian Venous Forum, volume 2, 8-14, 1998.
  • Zimmet, S. Hyaluronidase in the Prevention of Sclerotherapy-induced Extravasation Necrosis: A Dose-response Study. Dermatologic Surgery, volume 22, 73-77, 1996.
  • Zimmet, S. Treatment of stasis dermatitis and ulceration. Letter to the Editor. American Family Physician, volume 49, 1080-81, 1994.
  • Zimmet, S. The Prevention of Cutaneous Necrosis following Extravasation of Hypertonic Saline and Sodium Tetradecyl Sulfate. J. Dermatologic Surgery and Oncology, volume 19, 641-646, 1993.
  • Zimmet, S. Therapeutic interventions in the prevention of extravasation necrosis. In Phlebologie Œ92. Eds. P. Ramond-Martimbeau, R. Prescott, M. Zummo. John Libbey Eurotext, Paris, 870-872, 1992.
  • Zimmet, S. Leg ulcers. JAAD, volume 27, 487-489, 1992.
  • Zimmet, S. Treatment of varicose and telangiectatic leg veins with hypertonic saline. JDSO, volume 16, 876-877, 1990.
  • Zimmet, S. Visual disturbance following the use of scleremo in the treatment of leg telangiectasias. JDSO, volume 16, 1063, 1990.
  • Tavani N Jr, Calcagno P, Zimmet S et al. Ontogeny of single nephron filtration distribution in canine puppies. Pediatr Res. 1980 Jun;14(6):799-802.
Scientific Presentations
  • Venous Education Around the World (Chair), UIP XVII World Congress, Boston, MA, September 2013.
  • Venous Education in the US¬ UIP XVII World Congress, Boston, MA, September 2013.
  • What Needs to Be Referred to a Dermatologist, UIP XVII World Congress, Boston, MA, September 2013.
  • Black Box Session: Breaking Concepts in Phlebology (Chair), UIP XVII World Congress, Boston, MA, September 2013.
  • Phlebectomy or Sclerotherapy for Large Varicose Veins, International Vein Congress, Miami, May 2013
  • Saphenous Ablation for C1 disease Gone Amok: Case Presentation from New York University (Panelist), International Vein Congress, Miami, May 2013
  • Live Case from Miami Vein Center: Endovenous Thermal Ablation & Phlebectomy, Spider Telangiectasia Treatment (Panelist), International Vein Congress, Miami, May 2013
  • Challenges Unique to Phlebologists, International Vein Congress, Miami, May 2013
  • Liquid Sclerosants: Treatment of Telangiectasia–Presentation, 25th Annual Congress of the American Venous Forum, Phoenix, AZ, February 2013.
  • Who Should Treat Patients with Venous Disease: The Role of Credentialing. Keynote presenter at the Venous Association of India Annual Meeting, Goa, India. January 2013.
  • Why Do Varicose Veins Occur? Venous Association of India Annual Meeting, Goa, India. January 2013.
  • Sclerotherapy Workshop. Annual Congress of the American College of Phlebology, Hollywood, FL, November 2012.
  • Sclerotherapy: Indications. Annual Congress of the American College of Phlebology, Hollywood, FL, November 2012.
  • Certification in Venous Disease: The American Board of Phlebology. Annual Congress of the American College of Phlebology, Hollywood, FL, November 2012.
  • ABPh—the Exam, the Credential and Maintenance of Certification. Annual Congress of the American College of Phlebology, Hollywood, FL, November 2012.
  • Certification in Phlebology. Annual Congress of the Society of Interventional Radiology, San Francisco, March 2012.
  • ABPh—the Exam, the Credential and Maintenance of Certification. Annual Congress of the American College of Phlebology, Los Angeles, November 2011.
  • Dermatology for the Phlebologist: Co-chaired and presented this session. Annual Congress of the American College of Phlebology, Los Angeles, November 2011.
  • Healthcare: Cost, Outcomes and Our Future. French Society of Phlebology, Paris, France. November 2011.
  • Board Certification in the US. Annual Congress of the American College of Phlebology, Orlando, November 2010.
  • Cost Effectiveness of Techniques. Annual Congress of the American College of Phlebology, Orlando, November 2010.
  • Complications of Sclerotherapy. Annual Congress of the American College of Phlebology, Orlando, November 2010.
  • Complications of Sclerotherapy. Annual Congress of the American College of Phlebology, Palm Desert, November 2009.
  • Board Certification in the US, XVI World Meeting of the International Union of Phlebology, Monaco, September 3, 2009.
  • Thigh Compression: How I Do It, XVI World Meeting of the International Union of Phlebology, Monaco, September 2, 2009.
  • Endovenous Procedures (Chairman, XVI World Meeting of the International Union of Phlebology, Monaco, September 1, 2009.
  • Sclerotherapy: Talk to the Experts (discussant moderator), XVI World Meeting of the International Union of Phlebology, Monaco, August 31, 2009.
  • Arachnophobia: Treatment of Spider Veins, TCT 2008 (Trasncatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics), Washington, DC, October 14, 2008.
  • Moderator: Sclerotherapy, American Venous Forum Annual Congress, Charleston, February 21, 2008.
  • Sclerosants: Importation and Compounding, American Venous Forum Annual Congress, Charleston, February 21, 2008.
  • Duplex-Guided Foam Sclerotherapy, American Academy of Dermatology, San Antonio, February 2, 2008.
  • Session Chair: Controversies in the Management of Leg Veins, American Academy of Dermatology, San Antonio, February 1, 2008.
  • Endovenous Ablation: You Can Treat Varicose Veins, American Academy of Dermatology, San Antonio, February 1, 2008.
  • The addition of corticosteroid to tumescent anesthesia solution may reduc post-operative pain following endovenous laser ablation, American College of Phlebology, Tucson, November 9, 2007.
  • Endovenous Thermal Ablation- Instructional Course, American College of Phlebology, Tucson, November 10, 2007.
  • Complications of sclerotherapy: preventative strategies. 49th Annual Congress, German Society of Phlebology, Mainz, Germany, September 28, 2007.
  • The addition of corticosteriod to tumescent anesthesia may reduce pain after endovenous laser. 49th Annual Congress, German Society of Phlebology, Mainze, Germany, September 27, 2007.
  • Advanced Practical Symposium, American College of Phlebology, Scottsdale, AZ, September 14-15, 2007.
  • Principles of Treatment of Varicose Veins. 30th Annual Congress of the Society of Vascular Ultrasound. Baltimore, MD, June 7-9, 2007.
  • Endovenous Thermal Ablation of Varicose Veins. American College of Phlebology Regional Symposum. Palm Springs, CA, April 21, 2007.
  • Endovenous Chemical Ablation Workshop- Co-director. American College of Phlebology Regional Symposum. Palm Springs, CA, April 21, 2007.
  • Recurrent Superficial Venous Disease. Sigvaris Sedona Days. Sedona, AZ, April 12-15, 2007.
  • Session Chair: Controversies in the Management of Leg Veins: American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, February 2-6, 2007.
  • Principle of Treatment: Controversies in the Management of Leg Veins: American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, February 2-6, 2007.
  • Principles of Treatment of Varicose Veins, Society of Interventional Radiology Multimodality Symposium. Washington, DC, October 17-18, 2006.
  • Starting to Do Sclerotherapy: What You Need to Know, Society of Interventional Radiology Multimodality Symposium. Washington, DC, October 17-18, 2006.
  • Endovenous Laser and the Risk of Perivenous Thermal Injury, 48th Annual Congress of the German Sopciety of Phlebology. Rostock, Germany, October 4-7, 2006.
  • Endovenous Laser Workshop Advanced Practical Symposium, American College of Phlebology. Chicago, September 8-9 2006.
  • Endovenous Laser: History and State of the Art. Advanced Practical Symposium, American College of Phlebology. Chicago, September 2006.
  • Principles of Treatment of Varicose Veins. Advanced Practical Symposium, American College of Phlebology. Chicago, September 2006.
  • Management of Varicose Veins: 2006. Houston Angio Club. Houston, June 2006.
  • Workshop: Ultrasound Guided Foam Sclerotherapy. 22nd Regional Symposium of the American College of Phlebology. Scottsdale, May 2006.
  • Principles of Treatment of Varicose Veins. 22nd Regional Symposium of the American College of Phlebology. Scottsdale, May 2006.
  • Treatment of Reticular and Telangiectatic Leg Veins. 22nd Regional Symposium of the American College of Phlebology. Scottsdale, May 2006.
  • Director: Controversies in the Management of Leg Veins. 2 hour forum at the Annual Meeting of the AAD, San Francisco, March 2006.
  • Co-Director: ACP Symposium: Treatment of Venous Disease 2006. American Venous Forum. Miami, February 2006.
  • Treatment of Small Leg Veins. ACP Pre-Congress Symposium. San Francisco, November 2005.
  • Endovenous Laser: State of the Art. 15th World Congress of the International Union of Phlebology. Rio de Janeiro, October 2005.
  • Evaluation of Outcomes in Venous Disease: Why a New Survey? 15th World Congress of the International Union of Phlebology. Rio de Janeiro, October 2005.
  • Endovenous Laser Ablation: State of the Art. 15th World Congress of the International Untion of Phlebology. Rio de Janeiro, October 2005.
  • Evaluating Outcomes in Venous Disease: Why a New Survey? 15th World Congress of the International Untion of Phlebology. Rio de Janeiro, October 2005.
  • Sclerotherapy: Principles and Techniques. Society of Interventional Radiology, Washington, DC, 2005.
  • Atypical location of untoward events following sclerotherapy, Paris, March 2005.
  • Endovenous Laser of the Great Saphenous Vein. American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, February 2005.
  • Foam Sclerotherapy Course Co-Chair. American College of Phlebology Annual Congress. Marco Island, Florida November 2004.
  • Foam Sclerotherapy Interactive Session. American College of Phlebology Annual Congress. Marco Island, Florida November 2004.
  • Sclerotherapy of spider and reticular veins. American College of Phlebology Annual Congress. Marco Island, Florida November 2004.
  • Phlebology Education in the United States. American College of Phlebology Annual Congress. Marco Island, Florida November 2004.
  • Sclerotherapy: Principles, Techniques and Results. Society of Interventional Radiology Meeting, NYC, July 2004.
  • Workshop on Radiofrequency Ablation and Endovenous Laser Treatment. ACP Regional Meeting, Denver, CO, April 2004.
  • Endovenous Techniques. ACP Regional Meeting, Denver, CO, April 2004.
  • Endovenous Laser Treatment of the GSV. AAD Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, February 2004.
  • Endovenous Laser Treatment. ASDS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, October 2003.
  • Endovenous Laser of the Greater Saphenous Vein: State of the Art. 61st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, San Francisco, March, 2003.
  • Treatment of Spider and Reticular Veins. 16th Annual Congress of the ACP, Ft. Lauderdale, November, 2002.
  • Endovenous Laser Treatment (EVLT)—Assessing the Risk for Collateral Damage. 16th Annual Congress of the ACP, Ft. Lauderdale, November, 2002.
  • Sclerotherapy Pearls. 16th Annual Congress of the ACP, Ft. Lauderdale, November, 2002.
  • Endovenous Treatment—Pain, bruising and efficacy: Effect of post-op care and operative technique. 16th Annual Congress of the ACP, Ft. Lauderdale, November, 2002.
  • Endovenous Therapies—State of the Art. 16th Annual Congress of the ACP, Ft. Lauderdale, November, 2002.
  • Endovenous Therapies—What have we learned? 15th Annual Congress of the ACP, Palm Springs, November, 2001.
  • Duplex Ultrasound Workshop. 15th Annual Congress of the ACP, Palm Springs, November, 2001.
  • Non-surgical treatment of varicose veins. 15th Annual Congress of the ACP, Palm Springs, November, 2001.
  • Image-guided treatment of the greater saphenous vein: a comparison of techniques—14th World Congress of the UIP, Rome, September, 2001.
  • Doppler and Plethysmography Workshop—18th Regional Symposium on the Advanced Contemporary Evaluation and Treatment of Varicose and Telangiectatic Veins, Baltimore, June 2001.
  • Complications of Vein Treatment Techniques—18th Regional Symposium on the Advanced Contemporary Evaluation and Treatment of Varicose and Telangiectatic Veins, Baltimore, June 2001.
  • Endovenous Laser Treatment of Veins- 59th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology—Washington, DC, March 2001.
  • Image-Guided Techniques for Varicose Veins: A Comparison of Ultrasound-Guided Sclerotherapy, Radiofrequency Occlusion (Closure(r)) and Endovenous Laser Treatment—14th Annual Congress of the ACP—Atlanta, GA, November, 2000.
  • Sclerotherapy and Conservative Treatment—14th Annual Congress of the ACP—Atlanta, GA, November, 2000.
  • Effectively Manage Your Phlebology Practice, course director—14th Annual Congress of the ACP—Atlanta, GA, November, 2000.
  • Complications of Sclerotherapy—14th Annual Congress of the ACP—Atlanta, GA, November, 2000.
  • Sclerotherapy—Annual Congress of the ACP—Scottsdale, November, 1999.
Complications of Sclerotherapy—Annual Congress of the ACP- Scottsdale, November, 1999. Pitfalls in Sclerotherapy—Academy 99—AAD, New York City, July, 1999.
  • Fundamentals of Injection Sclerotherapy—14th Special Regional Symposium on Contemporary Evaluation and Treatment of Lymphedema, the Swollen Leg, Varicose and Telangiectatic Veins, Kansas City, Mo. May, 1999.
  • Venous Ulceration: What’s New, What Works—Breakfast session- 12th Annual Congress of the American College of Phlebology, Puerto Rico, November, 1998.
  • Complications of sclerotherapy: How to minimize and treat them—13th Special Regional Symposium on Contemporary Evaluation and Treatment of Varicose and Telangiectatic Veins, Hunt Valley, Md, June, 1998.
  • Treatment of Reticular and Varicose Veins. Sclerotherapy Course—NASP. Palm Desert, CA; November, 1997.
  • Starting a Sclerotherapy Practice. Annual Meeting of the NASP. Palm Desert, CA; November, 1997.
  • Sclerotherapy of Varicose Veins and Perforators. Advances in the Treatment of Varicose Veins. Chicago, Il; May, 1997.
  • Phlebology: Update and Overview. Hands On Laser Workshop. Dallas, Tx; Jan. 1997.
  • Post-sclerotherapy Cutaneous Ulceration: Its causes and management. Sclerotherapy Society of Australia, Cairns, Australia; September, 1996.
  • Duplex and phlebology: Overview and review of the literature. Sclerotherapy Society of Australia, Cairns, Australia; September, 1996.
  • Hypertonic Saline: Its use in sclerotherapy. Sclerotherapy Society of Australia, Cairns, Australia; September, 1996.
  • Ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy. Canadian Society of Phlebology, Banff, Canada; April, 1996.
  • What’s new in cosmetic surgery: Phlebology, cutaneous lasers and treatment of the aging face. Texas Health Information Management Group, Austin, Tx; April, 1996.
  • Duplex-guided sclerotherapy: historical perspective and overview. NASP Annual meeting, San Diego, California; February, 1996.
  • Hyaluronidase in the prevention of extravasation necrosis: A dose response study. Poster at the XII World Congress of the Union Internationale de Phlebologie, London, England; September, 1995.
  • Hyaluronidase in the prevention of extravasation necrosis: A dose response study. Presented at the NASP annual meeting. Fort Lauderdale, Florida; February, 1995.
  • Skin cancer: types and treatment. Presented at the Seton Good Health School. Austin, TX; May, 1993.
  • Spider and varicose veins. Presented at the Seton Good Health School. Austin, TX; March, 1993. The prevention of necrosis following extravasation of sclerosant. Presented at the annual meeting of the N.A.S.P.. Orlando, Florida; February, 1993.
  • Therapeutic interventions in the prevention of extravasation necrosis. Presented at the XI World Congress of the International Union of Phlebology. Montreal, Canada; September, 1992.
  • Venous ulceration: evaluation and management. Presented at Grand Rounds, Seton Medical Center. Austin, TX; June, 1992.
  • Evaluation and management of venous ulceration. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dallas, TX; December, 1991.
  • A computer assisted thermography system for the visualization and tracing of subcutaneous peripheral venous networks. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Thermology. San Diego, California; May, 1991 (co-author).
  • Non-surgical treatment of varicose veins. Presented at Grand Rounds, Seton Medical Center. Austin, TX; November, 1990.
  • An Introduction to Phlebology. Presented at Austin Regional Clinic, Department of Family Medicine. Austin, TX; July, 1990.