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Physicians

Dr. Paul Sos, M.D., is the founder of Optima Vein Care. He received training in Phlebology at the European School of Phlebology and was one of the first physicians to become Board Certified in Phlebology. His professional experience encompasses twenty years in the diagnosis and treatment of venous disease.

BBA: University of Texas at El Paso
Medical Degree: University of Paris VII
Appointments: Radiology Attache Xavier-Bichat Hospital (Paris)
Credential: Registered Vascular Technologist (ARDMS)
Board Certified Diplomat: American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine (ABVLM) - formally the American Board of Phlebology (ABPh)
Board Certified: American Board of Family Medicine
Member: American College of Phlebology

On staff at:
Banner Estrella Hospital
Dignity Health: Chandler Regional Hospital
Dignity Health: Mercy Gilbert Hospital Scottsdale Healthcare Thompson Peak

Dr. John Opie, M.D., is recognized for his innovative work in the treatment of deep venous insufficiency (DVI), which can result from deep venous blood clots and lead to leg ulcerations. He has been published in many peer reviewed journals and is the inventor of the "Monocusp" procedure, for the management of DVI. He is the Editor-in-Chief of an soon to be published medical text book: Pulmonary Embolism. As an avid inventor, he currently holds 22 patents for various medical devices. He is also an author and has 5 novels published. He has been practicing Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery in Phoenix since 1991.

Medical Degree: New Zealand (MD)
General Surgical Residency: London, England (National Heart & Brompton Hospital) FRCS
Cardiothoracic Surgical Training: Vancouver, British Columbia (Vancouver General and BC Children's Hospitals) FRCS(C)
Board Certified: General Surgery, Vascular Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery
Appointments: Associate Professor in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at the University of British Columbia

Dr. Frank Bonavita, M.D., F.A.C.C., completed his undergraduate studies at Brown University. He earned his medical degree in 1979 from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He went on to complete his Internship, Residency and Fellowship training in Cardiovascular Diseases at the Cornell University teaching hospitals in New York.

Dr. Bonavita is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He served as a Chairman of the Department of Cardiology and Director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton, CA for over ten years.

He specializes in the treatment of varicose vein disease and venous insufficiency and is a member of the American College of Phlebology.

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