Steven E. Zimmet, M.D.

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LECTURES & TRAINING

  • Dr. Zimmet has given over 70 presentations at dermatology, laser and vein conferences around the world. He has also served as faculty for the American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, American College of Phlebology, American Venous Forum, Society for Interventional Radiology, German Society of Phlebology, French Society of Phlebology, Canadian Society of Phlebology, and Australian Society of Phlebology. He recently gave a keynote talk at the 2013 Annual National Venous Interventional Summit in India.
  • Dr. Zimmet has been selected to serve on the Scientific Committee and Abstract Committee of the International Union of Phlebology World Congress being held September 2013 in Boston. At the Congress he will also be chairing and speaking at Venous Education Around the World, chairing the event Black Box Session: Breaking Concepts in Phlebology and speaking at What Needs to Be Referred to a Dermatologist. 
  • At the 2013 International Vein Congress held in May, Dr. Zimmet will be giving two talks: Phlebectomy or Sclerotherapy for Large Varicose Veins and Challenges Unique to Phlebologists. He will also serve on the panel for Saphenous Ablation for C1 Disease Gone Amock and Live Case from Miami Vein Center: Endovenous Thermal Ablation & Phlebectomy, Spider Telangiectasia Treatment.
  • Dr. Zimmet was one of the distinguished vein care experts on a PBS Special, “Vein Health: Discoveries, New Technologies and Breakthroughs.”
  • Physicians from around the world have come to train with Dr. Zimmet in cosmetic dermatology and phlebology.
25+ YEARS OF LASER TRAINING
  • Laser and Aesthetic Skin Therapy: What’s The Truth? Harvard Medical School- October 2011
  • Lipolysis Through Controlled Cooling: Combining Procedural Advances and Patient Selection for Enhanced Outcomes: Center for Independent Healthcare Education- November 2010
  • Laser & Aesthetic Skin Therapy: What’s the Truth? Harvard Medical School- October 2010
  • Fractionated Laser Resurfacing: Ultrapulse Total FX- January 2009
  • Lips by Thermage®- July 2007
  • Lasers Course (Annual AAD meeting)- February 2007
  • Advanced Cosmetic Surgery Course (Annual AAD meeting)- February 2007
  • Body by Thermage®- January 2007
  • Tummy by Thermage®- October 2006
  • Eyes by Thermage®- September 2006
  • Advanced Thermage Thermacool Webinar- April 2005
  • Thermage Thermacool Training- April 2005
  • Advanced Cosmetic Surgery Course- AAD Annual Meeting- February 2005
  • Photodynamic Therapy- AAD Annual Meeting- February 2005
  • Lasers- AAD Annual Meeting- February 2005
  • Lasers- AAD Annual Meeting- February 2004
  • Photodynamic Therapy in Photorejuvenation and Acne- Eclipse Medical- November 2003
  • New Research in Lasers- ASDS annual meeting- October 2003
  • Laser Controversies- ASDS annual meeting- October 2003
  • Advanced Laser Symposium-AAD annual meeting- March 2003
  • Advanced Laser Symposium-AAD annual meeting- March 2002
  • Skin Resurfacing: The Art and Science- AAD annual meeting- March 2001
  • Lasers: AAD Annual Meeting- March 2001
  • FotoFacial Training- Houston- January 2001
  • Nlite Training- Houston- November 2000
  • Laser Update 2000- AAD- August 2000
  • PhotoDerm, Vasculight and Epilight Intensive Training Course- Houston- July 1999
  • Erbium:YAG Laser Resurfacing- Orlando- March 1998
  • Lasers Course- AAD- March 1998
  • Skin Resurfacing Course- AAD- March 1998
  • Laser Assisted Hair Removal- AAD- March 1998
  • Cosmetic Laser Surgery: Reality or Hype?- AAD- March 1998
  • Skin Resurfacing: N. Lawrence, MD- AAD- March 1998
  • PhotoDerm Training Workshop- Chicago- July 1997
  • Epilight Training Workshop- Chicago- July 1997
  • Erbium:YAG Laser- San Antonio- June 1997
  • Lasers in Dermatology-AAD annual meeting- March 1997
  • Advances in Laser Resurfacing-AAD annual meeting- March 1997
  • Skin Resurfacing-AAD annual meeting-March 1997
  • Laser Resurfacing of Skin-AAD annual meeting- March 1997
  • Thermolase Softlight Workshop-Dallas, Tx- March 1997
  • Laserscope Aura Workshop-Houston, Tx- February 1997
  • Hands On Laser Workshop-Photogenica LV, LPIR-Dallas- January 1997 [faculty member]
  • PDL Treatment of Striae-Houston, Tx- September 1996
  • Dermatologic Lasers-Aesthetic Medicine-Banff, Canada- April 1996
  • Lasers in Dermatology-AAD annual meeting February 1996
  • Ultrapulse CO2 Laser-Dallas – September 1994
  • Q-switched, frequency doubled Nd:Yag laser-New Orleans- February 1994
  • Cutaneous Laser Surgery-State of the Art-as above- December 1990
  • Cutaneous Laser Workshop: Pulse Dye Laser & Q-Switched Ruby Laser -November 1990
  • Pulse Dye Laser Certification-Montreal, Canada- September 1990
  • Lasers in Surgery-AAD meeting- December 1986
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
  • Dermatology for the Phlebologist: Common Skin Lesions and Rashes in the Leg. Annual Congress of the American College of Phlebology, Los Angeles, November 2011
  • Vascular Conditions. Annual Congress of the American College of Phlebology, Los Angeles, November 2011
  • Certification in the Phlebology. 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 2009
  • Thigh Compression: How I Do It, XVI World Meeting of the International Union of Phlebology, Monaco, September 2009
  • Endovenous Procedures (Chairman, XVI World Meeting of the International Union of Phlebology, Monaco, September 2009
  • Sclerotherapy: Talk to the Experts (discussant moderator), XVI World Meeting of the International Union of Phlebology, Monaco, August 2009
  • Arachnophobia: Treatment of Spider Veins, TCT 2008 (Trasncatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics, Washington, DC, October 2008
  • Moderator: Sclerotherapy, American Venous Forum Annual Congress, Charleston, February 2008
  • Sclerosants: Importation and Compounding, American Venous Forum Annual Congress, Charleston, February 2008
  • Duplex-Guided Foam Sclerotherapy, American Academy of Dermatology, San Antonio, February 2008
  • Session Chair: Controversies in the Management of Leg Veins, American Academy of Dermatology, San Antonio, February 2008
  • Endovenous Ablation: You Can Treat Varicose Veins, American Academy of Dermatology, San Antonio, February 2008
  • The addition of corticosteroid to tumescent anesthesia solution may reduc post-operative pain following endovenous laser ablation, American College of Phlebology, Tucson, November 2007
  • Endovenous Thermal Ablation- Instructional Course, American College of Phlebology, Tucson, November 2007
  • Complications of sclerotherapy: preventative strategies. 49th Annual Congress, German Society of Phlebology, Mainz, Germany, September 2007
  • The addition of corticosteriod to tumescent anesthesia may reduce pain after endovenous laser. 49th Annual Congress, German Society of Phlebology, Mainze, Germany, September 2007
  • Advanced Practical Symposium, American College of Phlebology, Scottsdale, AZ, September 2007
  • Principles of Treatment of Varicose Veins. 30th Annual Congress of the Society of Vascular Ultrasound. Baltimore, MD, June 2007
  • Endovenous Thermal Ablation of Varicose Veins. American College of Phlebology Regional Symposum. Palm Springs, CA, April, 2007
  • Endovenous Chemical Ablation Workshop- Co-director. American College of Phlebology Regional Symposum. Palm Springs, CA, April 2007
  • Recurrent Superficial Venous Disease. Sigvaris Sedona Days. Sedona, AZ, April 2007
  • Session Chair: Controversies in the Management of Leg Veins: American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, February 2007
  • Principle of Treatment: Controversies in the Management of Leg Veins: American Academy of Dermatology Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, February 2007
  • Principles of Treatment of Varicose Veins, Society of Interventional Radiology Multimodality Symposium. Washington, DC, October 2006
  • Starting to Do Sclerotherapy: What You Need to Know, Society of Interventional Radiology Multimodality Symposium. Washington, DC, October 2006
  • Endovenous Laser and the Risk of Perivenous Thermal Injury, 48th Annual Congress of the German Sopciety of Phlebology. Rostock, Germany, October 2006
  • Endovenous Laser Workshop Advanced Practical Symposium, American College of Phlebology. Chicago, September 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. 2005 Society of Interventional Radiology, April 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, January 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