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Dr. David Rosen

Phlebology
Northbrook, IL
23 years experience male

Locations

Rosen Vein Care

Northbrook, IL

Address

1535, Lake Cook Rd, Northbrook, IL, United States
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Wednesday: Closed
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Phlebology

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19 Answers
117 Agrees
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosen
Phlebology 23 years experience
It depends on...: Etiology, location and anatomy. I agree with dr. Pak's answer, but the mainstay of definitive treatment of lower extremity varicosities is currently e... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosen
Phlebology 23 years experience
Depends...: On what type of veins are being treated and what treatment you will be receiving. During endovenous ablation of saphenous/perforator veins, doctors us... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosen
Phlebology 23 years experience
Yes: While phlebitis can commonly be an isolated, benign phenomenon in patients with varicose veins, it can also be the "tip of the iceberg" of a significa... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosen
Phlebology 23 years experience
See a Phlebologist.: The best way of dealing with spider veins is to follow this algorithm: treat the deepest source of problems first. A doc board-certified in phlebolog... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosen
Phlebology 23 years experience
Not exactly: They aren't due to poor arterial circulation, which would be more concerning. Though causes are numerous, an important one to be aware of is superfic... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosen
Phlebology 23 years experience
Consider repeat Xray: Persistent pain would prompt me to consider repeating an x-ray of the area in question. It is possible that a very subtle fracture may be more easil... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosen
Phlebology 23 years experience
Seek eval early: I agree with drs isobe & king that you can't pick your parents; you can't avoid the most influential factor in developing vein disease. I would add th... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosen
Phlebology 23 years experience
Another possibility: I agree with dr. Gordon, but would add another possibility: chronic venous insufficiency. Many docs & patients are unaware of the association between ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosen
Phlebology 23 years experience
It depends...: Treatment choice depends on size and location of spider veins. Sclerotherapy is generally advised for veins big enough to enter with a needle. Surfac... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosen
Phlebology 23 years experience
In part, perhaps: 1st, congrats! spider veins occur due to many factors, genetics/hormones are significant culprits. In pregnancy, estrogen/progesterone levels are high... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. David Rosen
Phlebology 23 years experience
Easy Bruising: If by "normal" you mean "common", yes it's common. However, the roads to "easy bruising" are many. Some straight, some circuitous. Some simple and of... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosen
Phlebology 23 years experience
No: I completely agree with dr. Schwartz's answer and have also treated patients ranging from teens to a healthy, spry 94 year old man...Which leads me to... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosen
Phlebology 23 years experience
Another possibility: I agree with dr. Birnbaum, but would add another possibility: chronic venous insufficiency. Many docs & patients are unaware of the association betwee... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosen
Phlebology 23 years experience
No: Some activities, such as putting up drywall or painting, may be a better outlet for someone with a diy attitude. Medical treatment is best handled by ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosen
Phlebology 23 years experience
Chronic ankle ulcer: I agree with all of the previous docs. With respect to my specialty, phlebology (assessment/treatment of chronic vein disease), ankle ulcers may be re... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosen
Phlebology 23 years experience
See a physician: You should seek medical assessment/treatment. If there is new-onset pain a doctor needs to urgently assess your risk for having a significant underlyi... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosen
Phlebology 23 years experience
Multi-step process: First, an ultrasound is performed to assess for venous insufficiency which leads to varicose veins. Once such veins are identified, if they are amenab... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosen
Phlebology 23 years experience
See a physician now: That having been said, 1-sided leg pain/swelling in the setting of: active cancer; immobilization;post-surgery&bedridden;localized swelling in area of... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosen
Phlebology 23 years experience
See your primary md: The path to the most accurate answer is to start with a thorough history and exam.Roughly 80% of the time it's enough to make a diagnosis. In many ca... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Rosen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Rosen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Rush Medical College, IL
Graduated 1999MD

Residency

RUSH UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2002

Residency

Cook County Hospital
Completed 2006

Affiliations

American College Of Phlebology
American Board Of Internal Medicine
American Board Of Emergency Medicine
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