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

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
  • 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, 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. 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.