Dr. Craig Schwartz

Vascular Surgery
Leawood, KS
33 years experience male

Locations

Office

Leawood, KS

Address

11409 Ash St.; Suite B, Leawood, KS
Directions

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Office

Leawood, KS

About

Bio

Craig Schwartz, DO, RVT, RPVI, FACOS, FICS Dr. Craig Schwartz is the Medical Director and owner of Vein Centers for Excellence of Kansas City, a dedicated vein treatment center located in Johnson County, KS. For many years, he has offered only the latest state-of-the-art technology and treatments available for varicose and spider veins at his Kansas City vein clinic. Dr. Schwartz holds triple board certifications in Vascular Surgery, General Surgery and Phlebology (the study of vein disease). He is also certified as an RVT (Registered Vascular Technician) and an RPVI (Registered Physician Vascular Interpretation), possessing the skills and knowledge to perform vascular ultrasound in the diagnosis of venous disease at his Kansas vein center. Bachelor of Science: Tufts University, Medford, MA Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Residency: Botsford General Hospital, Farmington Hills, MI Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY Vascular Fellowship: Midwestern University/Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine Fellow: American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and International College of Surgeons Diplomate: American College of Phlebology International Society of Endovascular Specialists Board Certifications: Vascular Surgery General Surgery; American Osteopathic Board of Surgery Phlebology; American Board of Phlebology Registered Vascular Technician (RVT) Registered Physician Vascular Interpretation (RPVI); American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

Specialties
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Vascular Surgery

Phlebology

Vascular Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

58 Answers
91 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Schwartz
33 years experience Phlebology
Nothing specific: Unfortunately, there is no specific food item or group that improves the health of blood vessels. Common sense dictates that a healthy diet with plent ... Read More
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8 thanks
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Craig Schwartz
33 years experience Phlebology
Should Not Matter: Although the use of hormonal birth control does have a higher risk for potential clotting, the presence of varicose veins shouldn't effect which metho ... Read More
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14 thanks
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Schwartz
33 years experience Phlebology
Absolutely Not: Exercise does not cause or lead to varicose veins. In fact, exercise is one of the components of what we refer to as conservative care, which helps re ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Schwartz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Schwartz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! This really helped me. I have bad varicose veins. I had my vein stripped out but it didn't work. I'm at a loss. Is it more dangerous in pregnancy?
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Any relation to Deep vein thrombosis?
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Thankyou so much, doctor. Your answer is very detailed and I do appreciate

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, PA
Graduated 1987MD

Medical/Graduate school

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, PA
Graduated 1987MD
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