Dr. Mark Nielsen

Phlebology
Sioux City, IA
38 years experience male

Locations

Office

Sioux City, IA

Address

4630 Singing Hills Blvd., Suite A, Sioux City, IA
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

UnitedHealthcare

Cigna

Golden Rule Insurance Company

About

Bio

Dr. Nielsen practices phlebology in Sioux City, Iowa. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Phlebology and is also board certified in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery and in cardiothoracic surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Phlebology and is a member of the the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. He is a Registered Vascular Technologist by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS). Dr. Nielsen practiced general surgery for three years and cardiothoracic and vascular surgery for seventeen years prior to dedicating his practice to the treatment of venous disease.

Specialties
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Phlebology

Doctor Q&A

56 Answers
35 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Nielsen
38 years experience Phlebology
Good results likely: I would recommend seeing a vein specialist/phlebologist who can speak with you, examine your legs, likely perform an ultrasound of the veins of your l ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Nielsen
38 years experience Phlebology
Yep...sure can: Compression stockings can be very useful and actually the primary treatment in those patients with venous insufficiency, whether of the deep veins or ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Nielsen
38 years experience Phlebology
None to fade them...: There really are no home remedies for fading varicose veins away. You can, however, treat the symptoms (aching, heaviness, swelling) with compression ... Read More
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Dr. Ted King
Jul 12, 2012
An excellent phlebologist and a terrific doctor.
Obviously great knowledge and experience
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Nielsen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, ND
Graduated 1983MD

Awards

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Fellow of the American College of Phlebology
Member, Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Affiliations

Siouxland Vein Center
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