Dr. Zimmet Selected as a Distinguished Fellow Member of the AVF

September 11, 2015 Dear Dr. Zimmet, On behalf of the American Venous Forum (AVF) Board of Directors and the AVF Distinguished Fellows Committee, I would like congratulate you on being selected as a Distinguished Fellow Member of the AVF! As

Venous Disease Care: Improving Training Paradigms

How to ensure that physicians receive comprehensive training in venous and lymphatic disorders. By Steven E. Zimmet, MD, and Anthony J. Comerota, MD VIEW ARTICLE WITH IMAGES (PDF) The major vein societies in the world share a common mission to

PODCAST: Drs. Malvehy & Hansen talk with Dr. Steve Zimmet

August Episode Drs. Malvehy & Hansen talk with Dr. Steve Zimmet, current President of the American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine about the history of the ABVLM and specialty recognition. The podcast can be found at

New non-invasive skin cancer test put to the test

Researchers have developed a new non–invasive technique which can accurately detect malignant melanoma without a biopsy. The report, published online in Nature Scientific Reports, showed that a special technique using a laser to detect the subtle differences in blood flow

New…Dr. Zimmet Now Offering UltraShape!

New…Dr. Zimmet Now Offering UltraShape! UltraShape is the first and only FDA cleared non-invasive device aimed at body shaping that involves the use of ultrasound technology. Pulsed, focused ultrasound waves mechanically and selectively destroy unwanted fat cells to achieve the

Free Cancer Screening Weekend

Dr. Zimmet’s team attended the Skin Cancer Screening Day clinic this past Saturday at the South Austin Tennis Center. We were able to screen over 30 people! The event was free to the public. All pre-registrants received a complimentary Austin

Radiesse Dermal Filler Approved for Hand Wrinkle Treatment

The dermal filler Radiesse (calcium hydroxylapatite (CaHA) Merz North America) received FDA approval for hand augmentation to correct volume loss in the dorsum of the hands. The dermal filler provides a volumizing effect that can last up to 1 year.

Preference Grows for Minimally Invasive Aesthetic Procedures: ASPS Report

Preference Grows for Minimally Invasive Aesthetic Procedures: ASPS Report Medical advancements in the area of cosmetic surgery and dermatology have led to an increasing number of men and women in the US seeking these procedures. Particularly, the growth in non-surgical

Dr. Steven Zimmet Invited to Speak at American College of Phlebology (ACP) Congress

Our very own, Dr. Steven Zimmet, MD, RVT, FACPh, was invited this past week to speak as an expert to his fellow peers during the annual American College of Phlebology (ACP) Congress on the following subjects: American Board of Venous &

AAD teams up with Legendary Quarterback Phil Simms to Bring the Focus on Skin Cancer in Men

The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) has recently released findings from a new national survey, which reveal that nine in 10 American men are aware of the existence of skin cancer, but only about 18 percent of American men actually

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