Dr. John Landi

Phlebology
Naples, FL
49 years experience male

Locations

Office

Naples, FL

Address

9955 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL
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My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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Fax

(239) 403-0808

Insurances accepted

Aetna

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida

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Golden Rule Insurance Company

Connecticut General Life Insurance Company

Humana Insurance Company

John Hancock Life Insurance Company

Medicare

Mid-West National Life Insurance Company of Tennessee

About

Bio

Medical College of Wisconsin 1974 Surgical Intern, Resident and Chief Resident 1974-1979 Vascular Surg. Fellow 1979-1980 Private Practice General / Vascular Surgeon 1980-Present. Diplomate American Board of Phlebology 2008 RPVI, RPhS Practice now almost exclusively in vein treatment. http://www.vanishvein.com/about-dr-landi

Specialties
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Phlebology

General Surgery

Vascular Surgery

Licenses

United States: Florida

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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Possibly: I realize that your question is controversial but i can only respond from experience. Although there may not be a direct cause and effete between bcp... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
See vein specialist: Venous ulcers are a significant problem and can be treated . There are many herbs for venous disease such as diosmin, rutins and horse chestnut but n... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Many causes and RX.: Leg swelling is a common complaint with many causes including problems with the heart, lungs or kidneys, as well as medications, lymphedema, dvt, cell... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
IV not necessary.: Laser treatment of spider veins is done only with a topical anesthetic or no anesthetic at all. Laser treatment of varicose veins involves sealing th... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Not concerning.: The prominence of veins through the skin is affected by many factors including levels of hydration and dehydration, body temperature as well as outsid... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Positional change.: The veins in the face just as the veins in the rest of the body change in size depending on changes in position as well as changes in levels of hydrat... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Reduce Swelling: Lymphedema is due to increased back pressure in either the lymphatic or venous systems or a combination of both. It can occur in any extremity and mo... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
VV and menopause: Varicose veins are due to malfunctioning (refluxing) valves of the saphenous system of veins. Varicose veins do not only occur during menopause. T... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Venous stasis : Venous stasis with ulceration is helped by compression but, more importantly, the cause of the ulcer needs to be identified and treated. A venous ult... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Sometimes: Venous insufficiency is due to venous hypertension due to valvular insufficiency in the veins. On the other side of the circulation are the arteries.... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Venous stasis.: Venous stasis and venous dermatitis are different. Venous stasis is a result of stagnation of venous blood due to the refluxing (malfunctioning) valve... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Sclerotherapy: What you are describing sounds like spider veins which can be treated by sclerotherapy or laser. Sclerotherapy works well on the legs and the smalle... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Close leaking valves: Varicose veins are a result of malfunctioning valves usually in the saphenous system. The first step in treatment would be to obtain a venous reflux u... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Sclero or laser.: Spider veins get their name because they look like spider legs. The short answer is that topical laser or sclerotherapy usually works well. The long... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Yes you can.: Venous ulcers are due to a breakdown of the skin usually overlying the medial or lateral ankle due to venous hypertension due to , usually, venous val... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
CVI treatable.: Chronic venous insufficiency is due to malfunctioning of valves in the superficial, deep or both venous systems. Although not reversible, it is treat... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Shoes and VV: Varicose veins are due to refluxing (malfunctioning) valves of the veins and the treatment is to close the leaking valves. Types of shoes that you we... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Depends: Compression stockings frequently can be bought over the counter without a prescription. This is in contraindication to graduated support hose which ne... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Veins in teens.: One of the most common causes of varicose veins and spider veins is hereditary. If your mom has a vein problem then you have a higher chance of devel... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Behind knee lump: There are many possibilities for what you describe including a superficial clot in a varicose vein, a small lipoma or even a popliteal cyst which woul... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Venous Insufficiency: What you are describing is chronic venous insufficiency and this will only worsen with time if not treated. Medical management would be support hose,... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Grades of CVI: There is a classification of venous insufficiency called CEAP which grades venous insufficiency in 6 categories from 1 to 6 with 6 being the worse. 1... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Post ablation pain: Following vein procedures especially closure procedures the treated great saphenous vein can become hard andt his may last for many months. This coul... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Blood clots and CVI.: Venous insufficiency does not put you at increased risk to develop DVT but DVT does put you at increased risk to develop chronic venous insufficiency.... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Reduction of spiders: Spider veins and varicose veins are a very common problems and there are many causes including hereditary, aging, pregnancies and even sun exposure. ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Varicose veins.: Varicose veins are usually due to leaking valves of the saphenous system of veins but veins on the abdomen could be indicative of other problems such ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Itching and veins.: Although itching is not a common symptom of varicose veins, it does occur and is usually a result of the skin drying out from the engorged veins whic... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Breast Veins: Blue veins around the nipple and on the breasts can increase with pregnancy but are not an indication of being pregnant. Veins on the breast can occu... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Foot veins: Foot veins are normal and increase in size when standing and decrease in size when lying. An ultrasound can be done to assess the foot veins and rarel... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Central lines: A central venous catheter can be passed through a multitude of veins including leg, arm and neck veins. Usually it is passed through a relatively lar... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Leg Pain: Your symptoms do not sound like they are arterial. Pain walking up stairs often times is muscular or joint related. Leg swelling is not typical of a... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Treat Varecose Veins: Varicose veins can lead to many problems including aching, cramping, pain and swelling in the legs. Long term varicose veins can also have the potent... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Breast veins.: Breast veins are very common and usually not anything serious. See a vein surgeon for an evaluation.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Venous insufficiency: There are many symptoms related to venous insufficiency and tightness of the lower legs coiuld be one on them especially if you have leg swelling. It... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Probably normal.: Forehead and facial veins usually enlarge when bending over or straining or smiling. They usually do not bulge when lying down, and, in fact, usually... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Vein Valves.: Most but not all veins have one way valves to aid in pushing the low pressure venous blood back to the heart. If a venous valve becomes defective the... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Varicose veins.: If your mom has large and symptomatic varicose veins then she should see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation. This process will identify ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Bleeding V V: Sounds as if you may have had an area of the vein that may have bled under the skin leading to the formation of a "black and blue" mark which is simil... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Vein closure.: If new symptoms have developed a re evaluation would be indicated. I would start with a physical exam and a venous ultrasound to confirm that the tr... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
DVT/leg swelling: A leg DVT does not always cause leg swelling. The bigger the vein that has a clot the more the chance of swelling. In general, iliac, femoral or pop... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Vaginal V V: Vaginal varicose veins are relatively common and can be treated by sclerotherapy. Vaginal itching may or may not be due to the varicose veins. Itchi... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
VV and genetics: The most common cause of varicose veins is genetics followed in women by pregnancies. However, I see many patients without any prior family history o... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Deep Veins: Deep veins cannot be see by observation but they can be seen in the leg by an ultrasound and in the abdomen by a CAT scan or MRI. By looking at the l... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Leg ulcer.: The first step would be to find the cause of the ulcer. It would be due to many factors such as diabetes, venous insufficiency. arterial insufficienc... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
DVT and PPS: The symptoms of DVT and post phlebitic syndrome are very different. Dvt usually presents as leg swelling and frequently thigh or calf pain depending o... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
See Vein Specialist: Sclerotherapy should not make veins worse. If this is occurring then you should see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation including a venous... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Not normal.: Varicose veins are bulging grape-like appearing veins in the legs are are usually due to malfunctioning (refluxing) valves in the saphenous system. T... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Pain and swelling: The most common symptom of DVT is pain and the most common physical finding is swelling. However, not everyone has these. If you have unexplained sw... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
VV and vulva veins: The cause of varicose veins is malfunctioning (refluxing) of the saphenous system of vein. Although a side branch (pudental) of the saphenous system ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 49 years experience
Sounds like a vein.: Veins are usually blue in color and commonly can form behind the knee. Varicose veins typically appear grape-like. If it is hard and tender. It coul... Read More
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Dr John Landi is a highly respected vein specialist. I regularly confer with him and highly respect his professional opinion.
Very knowledgeable and caring.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Landi is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I've had multiple consults with board certified vascular surgeons and interventional radiologists in south Florida. They all do vein stripping. I need to rely on this.Th...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you for the encouragement to see a specialist! My PCP dismisses my concerns. I am African American. Prominent, highly visible veins thru dark brown skin doesn't se...Read More
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This made me feel good. Thanks! I was worried after suddenly noticing the veins and after reading an article online that basically said visible veins you’re dying soon reading this from an actual doc...Read More

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Medical College of Wisconsin, WI
Graduated 1974MD

Residency

Downstate Medical Center

Residency

METROPOLITAN HOSPITAL

Awards

2002-2005- AMA Physician's Recognition Award
Magna Cum Laude-Manhattan College
Top Doctor, First Place, Fort Myers Region, FL - Summer
2013

Affiliations

Fellow American College of Surgeons
Diplomate American Board of Phlebology
Diplomate American Board of Surgery
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