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Ready to get rid of your leg vein problems for good?

At the Advanced Vein Center treating vein disease is all we do. We’re committed to offering minimally invasive solutions to varicose veins, spider veins, and the physical symptoms associated with vein disease.
If your legs don’t look and feel like they used to, there’s a good chance that we can help.

  • Our surgeons are highly trained, board-certified professionals who have completed several fellowships. Each member of our surgical staff has 30-40 years of experience.
  • Our medical assistants and ultrasound technicians strive to make you feel at home throughout the treatment process.
  • Our Office Administrators specialize in dealing with insurance companies so you don’t have to. This includes determining eligibility for, and getting authorization for, your treatment.
  • Our clinic uses world-class technology. This allows us to deliver fantastic results with state-of-the-art techniques designed to be minimally invasive. Our aim is to get you feeling better as fast as possible while causing as little discomfort as possible.
  • The procedures we use result in minimal downtime.
  • We’re a family-owned business, not part of a large corporation or hospital. We think you’ll see the difference in every step of your treatment process.

We strive to make your experience as convenient as possible. Our Cranberry Vein Center, Butler Vein Center, and Beaver Vein Center offer evening hours and same-day appointments on a limited basis.
We accept most major medical insurance plans.

Call us today at (724) 987-3220 for an appointment or request a free vein screening.

Meet the Best Vein Doctors in Pittsburgh at the Advanced Vein Center!

How to Choose Your Vein Doctor

Perhaps no aspect of your decision for cosmetic surgery is more critical than choosing the right surgeon to perform your procedure. The surgeon’s credentials, training, experience, and reproducibility of excellent results are all important factors to take into consideration when making your choice.

Our accomplished team of doctors and technicians at the Advanced Vein Center has over 60 combined years of experience treating varicose veins. Our staff is regarded as leaders in our field, we are never satisfied with simply walking through the motions and sticking to the status-quo. Medical technology is constantly modernizing with new treatment options and medications, ultimately allowing patients to have less downtime and be pain-free in shorter amounts of time. This involves much more than just using the latest state-of-the-art equipment and technologies. In order to contend with the rapid medical advancements, we constantly enhance our skills and search for specialists with incomparable expertise in our treatment areas. Our doctors have years of experience in phlebology which is the study and treatment of vein disease. All of our staff surgeons have performed over 1,000 procedures on the lower extremity venous system.

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DR. MAURICIO GIRALDO, M.D.

Dr. Giraldo is a skilled, board-certified surgeon with remarkable experience and multiple awards of distinction.

As an instructor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, he has trained many skilled physicians and played a vital role in shaping their professional lives. Dr. Giraldo did a General Surgery Residency at AGH and a three year fellowship at UPMC in Transplant Surgery. He is a member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. He is certified in the VNUS Closure Procedure. His work in Surgical Oncology and Minimally Invasive Surgery qualifies him as an expert in identifying venous problems that require medical attention while utilizing his aesthetic skills to treat such conditions with the utmost care for desired appearance.

Dr Giraldo’s Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, AACS
  • American College of Phlebology, ACP
  • American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery, ASLMS
  • American Medical Association, AMA
  • Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Association
  • American Society of Transplant Surgeons, ASTS
  • Collin-Fannin County Medical Society
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons,SLS
  • Resident Alumni Association, University of Pittsburgh
  • Texas Medical Association
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JEFF HOUK, PA

Jeff has over 24 years of experience. He began his career at Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA, in the Department of Surgery. While there he received extensive experience in general ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He assisted in facelifts, blepharoplasties, brow lifts, nasal septorhinoplasties, muscle plications, nerve grafts, and head and neck cancer surgery with reconstruction. In addition to Botox and Restylane injections, other experience includes 6 years of pain management, evaluating and treating pain from a wide variety of causes. As a result, he has extensive experience with trigger point injections as well as a wide variety of bursa and joint injections.

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DR. TIMOTHY KAVIC, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Medical Director

Dr Kavic is also the Director of the Cosmetic Professionals at Body Beautiful Laser Medical Spa, where spider veins are treated by a variety of methods, including Sclerotherapy, Laser services, Compression Therapy and VNUS Closure.

Dr. Timothy Kavic specializes in general surgery for infections, diseases, and wounds, thrombophlebitis varicose vein excision, skin debridement of burns, and peripheral vascular disease phlebitis (PAD and PVD). His aptitude for diagnosing and treating varicose veins with minimally-invasive interventional procedures is truly unparalleled.

Dr. Kavic has decades of experience as a General Surgeon. He began practicing medicine in 1982 as an Associate in practice with his father Michael Kavic. Dr. Timothy Kavic has held positions at several hospitals across Western Pennsylvania and Minnesota, including his most recent position as the owner of a private practice in Clearfield, PA for 21 years.

Dr. Kavic received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh and went on to Meharry Medical College (Nashville, TN) where he became an M.D. He completed his internship and residency at The Western Pennsylvania Hospital where he discovered his passion for wound care. Additional education includes a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA) and Advanced Laparoscopic Training in General Surgery from the Moet Institute (San Francisco, CA).

Dr. Kavic is a member of the ACS, American College of Surgeons and has held a position at Clearfield Hospital on the Medical Executive Committee. He has many years of experience as a guest lecturer at St. Elizabeth Hospital on HIPAA Compliance for Physicians and Healthcare Providers, as well as Value Health in Monongahela, PA, UPMC, and Passavant Hospital (Pittsburgh, PA). Dr. Kavic has conducted Small Business Leaders lectures titled “Employers and HIPAA,” for the Small Business Alliance in Pittsburgh. At Duquesne University from 1997-1999 Dr. Kavic was an adjunct professor in Occupational Therapy.

A Pittsburgh native, Dr. Kavic, of Hopewell Twp Beaver County to be exact, currently is a resident of Franklin Park, PA. He enjoys his time with the staff at the Body Beautiful Laser Medical Spa and the Advanced Vein Center, bringing his wealth of experience, as well as offering compassionate, high-quality care to his patients.

Dr. Kavic enjoys interacting with patients and making sure they understand every step of their healing journey. His compassion in demonstrated in his personal and professional life. Since 1993 Dr. Kavic, an active humanitarian, has been serving the people of the former Yugoslavia. For six years, in the midst of the Yugoslav Wars, he aided Yugoslav hospitals and doctors with much-needed medical supplies. Dr. Kavic wanted to help his native people of Serbia, so he dedicated his time, energy, and money to ensuring the Serbian people were receiving proper medical attention during troubled war times. Today, Dr. Kavic is still involved in humanitarian causes and he has made several friends during his travels.

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JANE MERCURI RVT

Beginning a new career after raising children has been an exciting adventure for Jane Mercuri. Graduating with high honors from Western School of Health and Business Careers in 2008, then working in a local hospital vascular lab and becoming a Registered Vascular Technologist by ARDMS in 2011, led her to specialize in vein care. Jane brings her natural interest in people and her desire to help others to the Advanced Vein Center with the intent of making your experience a pleasant one.

THE ADVANCED VEIN CENTER HAS MULTIPLE LOCATIONS IN THE GREATER PITTSBURGH REGION

We take a patients-first approach.

At the core of our mission lies a patient’s total health, not just the health of their veins. We take each patient’s overall lifestyle into account before making any recommendations. We take the time to answer all patient questions to ensure they have the information to make informed decisions and feel comfortable with the care they receive.

Our highly trained office staff supports both you and our doctors every step of the way. They’re dedicated to your physical and financial comfort and are experts at working with insurance companies to get your procedures approved. Working together, we aim to solve your vein problems as quickly, effectively, and economically as possible.

Full accreditation

Our Cranberry vein clinic, Bridgewater (Beaver) vein clinic, and Butler vein clinic are fully accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR). This accreditation is completely voluntary, and we strongly believe in holding ourselves to this high standard. ACR accreditation means that our vascular lab is outfitted with the latest imaging technology. This accreditation also reflects the training of our imaging staff, which are audited several times per year to maintain quality standards. Such diagnostic expertise is a critical part of any facility which treats vein conditions.

Want your legs to look and feel better? Start the process with a FREE consultation.

The Advanced Vein Center offers complimentary vein screenings at all of our locations. It’s the only way to know if your problems are related to vein disease. Any other approach is guesswork.  If there’s any cause for concern, we’ll recommend a full work-up which is usually covered by insurance. You’ll have the opportunity to speak with one of our doctors, and our staff will investigate your insurance benefits if needed.

Call one of our vein clinics at (724) 987-3220 to schedule today.

We Offer FREE Vein Screenings at All of Our Locations.

If you’re sick of how your legs look and feel then take action!

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