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Advanced Vein Treatments

Dr. Michael Vasquez, MD, FACS, RVT is internationally recognized for his expertise in treatment, education, and research promoting venous health. He was the first in Western New York to perform the Venefit Procedure, formerly known as the VNUS Closure Procedure, and received the Business First “Health Care Heroes Award” for “Innovation in Health Care.” To date, Dr. Vasquez has performed more than 5,000 diseased vein ablation procedures. Read more about Dr. Vasquez


Varicose and Spider Veins

Large dark-colored veins visible below the surface of the skin, occurring from vein pressure.

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Swollen Legs

Also known as spider telangiectasias, first appears as thin veins visible below the surface of the skin.

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Venous Ulcers

Also known as stasis ulcers, occur as a wound as pressure builds in the leg when venous valves do not function properly.

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Deep Venous Thrombosis & Superficial Phlebitis

Occurs when a blood clot develops within a deep vein.

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The Venous Institute of Buffalo specializes in all aspects of venous health. With focus on providing compassionate and comprehensive care, Dr. Vasquez is nationally and internationally recognized for his expertise, teaching and research in treatment of venous insufficiency. Whether you’re suffering from painful varicose veins, embarrassed by unsightly spider veins, at risk for developing deep vein thrombosis, or in need of care for other venous disorders, contact The Venous Institute of Buffalo and let Dr. Vasquez and staff put their experience and expertise to work for you.

Your first appointment at The Venous Institute of Buffalo will start with a fact-finding mission, where your history and symptoms will be reviewed. You will be asked to complete several health questionnaires that will be referenced during your comprehensive evaluation. Depending on your condition and diagnosis, one or more conservative or corrective treatment options will be recommended.

Typically patients with a documented medical problem or a positive result from an ultrasound scan will usually receive reimbursement for a percentage of the treatment cost from their insurance provider. Cosmetic treatments are generally not covered by insurance. The Venous Institute of Buffalo is on par with many insurance providers and HMO’s, and will work with you to ensure you receive the most reimbursement possible.



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To Our Valued Patients:

Like the rest of the world, we have been keenly monitoring the spread of the COVID-19 virus. This is an unprecedented time in history that leaves us with great uncertainty. As we fight this pandemic, we want to reassure you that Dr. Michael Vasquez and Venous Institute of Buffalo will remain open and ready to meet your emergent healthcare needs. We were here for you before COVID-19, we are here now, and we will be here after COVID-19 is contained.

Since the initial outbreak of COVID-19 our offices have implemented enhanced safety measures so that we can minimize the risk of infection. We will take every precaution available to keep our patients and staff safe and healthy.

Telemedicine (telephone or video visit) is a safe way to obtain a consultation/appointment for all patients. Our staff has been reaching out to reschedule non-urgent appointments. The need for an in-person office appointment and/or ultrasound will be determined by Dr. Vasquez or one of our Physician Assistants by way of Telemedicine.

If you have any symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, cough, shortness of breath), please DO NOT travel outside your home. Please call your Primary Care Physician so that he/she may tell you how to proceed.

All patients who are required to come to the office will be screened prior to their visit to ensure that they have not developed any symptoms related to COVID-19.

Most importantly, please make sure you continue to follow ALL guidelines set forth by the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). By helping do your part by practicing social distancing, proper health and hygiene we can contain the spread of this pandemic.

On behalf of Dr. Vasquez, thank you for doing your part to keep yourself, your family and our community safe and healthy. We look forward to seeing you soon!