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Dr. John Landi

Phlebology
Naples, FL
48 years experience male

Locations

Office

Naples, FL

Address

9955 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, FL
Directions

My office hours

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

(239) 403-0808

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Anthem BC Life & Health Insurance Company

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Florida

CHAMPUS

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

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
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Phlebology

General Surgery

Vascular Surgery

Licenses

United States: Florida

Doctor Q&A

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 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
A member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Vein leg blood flow.: Varicose veins are superficial veins and are due to malfunctioning of the superficial system of venous valves. There are 3 levels of veins in the leg... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Arm veins.: Arm veins should not be causing pain unless they are inflamed or clotted. You should see a vein specialist for an evaluation. It is impossible to sa... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 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
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Lip Hemangioma: Angiomas of the lip are very common and usually can be treated with a topical laser. Larger hemangioma may require multiple treatments. Some hemangio... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Groin veins.: I would not recommend injecting your groin veins. These are large veins and injecting them could lead to clotting, infection and possibly loss of yo... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Normal finding: I am amazed about how often I have women ask me about the veins on their breast. Occasionally they are spider veins but mostly they are blue veins. ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Hereditary factors.: Spider veins are not the norm for a 16 year old girl. Most likely there is a hereditary component. Hormonal changes may also play a role. For now t... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Ganglion?: The most common hard lumps found in the hand are not clots but rather ganglion cysts which originate from joints especially around the junction of the... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Multiple agents.: There are many types of sclerosing solutions but the most common used currently are called detergents because they can be foamed like a soap. The foa... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Leg veins.: You should see a vein specialist for a venous evaluation. Depending on the types of veins you have an ultrasound of the veins could be indicated. Th... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
No.: Veins are blue because they carry blood back to the heart and this blood is lower in oxygen then arterial blood which is bright red. Veins will chang... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Thigh VV: What your are describing are varicose veins in the thigh which frequently cause symptoms of aching, cramping and pain. You should see a vein speciali... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Probably not: Burning can be a symptom of varicose veins but it is not a common one. In addition, you many not even have varicose veins since these would be bulgin... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Pain and swelling.: There are 2 kinds of blood clots in the legs-superficial and deep. Superficial clots are called superficial phlebitis and present usually with pain, ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Closure of veins: Varicose veins are due to malfunctioning valves of usually the saphenous system of veins. The gold standard of treatment is to close the leaking valv... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Normal.: 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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Black and blue: I a vein should burst then what you will see is the formation after several days of discoloration of the skin around the area of the burst vein. This... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Many areas.: Venipunctures can be performed in many areas but the most common are in the veins in the hands or arms. Sometimes, in people whose veins are difficul... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Direct pressure.: Direct pressure to the venipuncture site post blood draw is the best way to prevent bruising and swelling but is no guarantee. The second important fa... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
IV vein damage.: Iv's can cause vein damage either by the iv itself injuring the vein or by the solution passed through the IV which can irritate the vein causing it t... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Ignore: Varicose veins are treatable with an office based procedure. See a vein specialist.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
All different: Thrombus is a clot either in an artery or a vein. Thrombosis is the result of the clot being in the artery or vein. I.E. A thrombus causes a thrombo... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Ultrasound and DVT: A venous duplex ultrasound is the most accurate test to evaluate for DVT between the lower calf and the groin. The accuracy of the test usually depen... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Usually trauma: The veins on top of the hands are very prone to injury from simply hitting them against an object. This would be the most common reason for them to b... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Finger veins: I do not know of any home remedies to treat swollen finger veins. Finger veins will swell for a number of reasons and can be a normal variant. Usual... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Arm pain and Leg DVT: You should have your arm evaluated by seeing your PMD for a physical exam. If there is anything suggesting a clot then a venous ultrasound should be ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Multiple reasons: Veins return blood back to the heart and can carry a large volume of blood. Depending on many factors including levels of hydration, genetics, outs... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 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
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Vein Valves: Arteries do not have valves and not all veins have valves. Veins that do have valves do have one way valves.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Pressure changes: Neck veins distend when we lie with our head lower than our heart or when we strain. With straining, as in singing, the pressure within the chest inc... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Normal: Neck veins distend when we lie with our head lower than our heart or when we strain. With straining, the pressure within the chest increases and the ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Ganglion?: The most common hard lumps found in the hand are not clots but rather ganglion cysts which originate from joints especially around the junction of the... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Multiple reasons: Veins return blood back to the heart and can carry a large volume of blood. Depending on many factors including levels of hydration, genetics, outs... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Normal finding: I am amazed about how often I have women ask me about the veins on their breast. Occasionally they are spider veins but mostly they are blue veins. ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 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
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Low risk.: A clot in the subclavian vein is usually due to either a catheter that was in the vein or as a result of something called thoracic outlet syndrome. A... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
No.: Angiomas are actually benign tumors of blood vessels or lymphatics. When related to veins they are called hemangiomas. They can occur in multiple sh... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Usually 7 to 10 days: If a vein is bruised this usually results in bleeding either under the skin to form a hematoma (trapped clotted blood) or from the skin directly. Vei... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
V V's and reflux: If you have symptomatic varicose veins and reflux then you should see a vein specialist. Medical management would be support hose but this does not s... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Only supportive care: The reason varicose veins form is due to malfunctioning (refluxing) of the valves. Once this occurs the valves cannot be repaired or corrected. Clos... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 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
A female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Neck veins: It would be most unusual for neck veins to be the source of your pain. Neck veins would only cause pain if they are inflamed by a clot and then you w... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Leg Veins: Once a varicose vein appears it will not disappear on its own. See a vein specialist for an evaluation. If you have only one vein then this can be tre... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
V V's and beer: Varicose veins may lead to ankle swelling but I doubt that drinking beer has anything to do with the ankle swelling. See a vein specialist for an eva... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Normal.: 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
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
New Varicose Veins: New onset of varicose and spider veins and symptoms related to them would indicate that you should see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 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
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Not much more.: The most common causes of venous insufficiency are genetics, pregnancies, aging and trauma. Because of pregnancies women have a greater incidence of ... 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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