Honolulu Phlebologist
1600 Kapiolani Blvd. , Ste. 808
Honolulu, Hawaii 96814 US
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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine

Consultation Fee

Free

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: University of California - Irvine
    Medical: MD, Loyola University Chicago
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residencies:
    EM, Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center
    Vein Training, Morrison Vein Institute, Scottsdale, AZ

Treatments offered at The Vein and Skin Center of Hawaii

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Am I a candidate for varicose vein treatment? How effective is it? (photos)

Yes you do have a condition that can be treated effectively. I would recommend an evaluation by a phlebologist (vein specialist). You will need a... READ MORE

What should I do after failure of miraDry for armpit sweating?

I would advise you to get a starch-iodine test to see how much you are sweating from the treated areas. It is unusual that you would continue to sweat... READ MORE

What is the best procedure for my varicose veins? Who is the best doctor to treat varicose veins? (Photo)

I would recommend a consultation with a vein specialist who dedicated to the the treatment of varicose veins and who is a diplomate of the American... READ MORE

Two days ago I had my RFA and Stab Phlebectomy on for varicose veins. Question regarding post procedure and recovery.

Sometimes the pain can last up to 2 weeks. Compression stockings help post procedure. In our practice, we recommend 2 weeks of compression stocking wear. READ MORE

Are palm tattoos common for removal? Would it turn out successfully or would it look just as awful afterwards?

We have removed palm tattoos successfully with the PicoSure laser. It did take about 5 sessions for complete removal. READ MORE

Endovenous vein treatment done 1 year ago and now have constantly swollen legs, thigh to ankle.

It is good that you have close follow up with your physician who treated you. I would not consider this a complication to the procedure. Some patients... READ MORE

Is treatment of varicose veins safe in the long run?

EVLT is effective in ablating the saphenous vein that is refluxing. The re-opening rate after closure is about 0-2% when done by EVLT. The venous... READ MORE

Does miraDry cause permanent scarring inside the armpit? How soon after the procedure can I begin vigorous exercising again?

MiraDry does not cause any scarring in the armpit. We have treated over 80 patients and all have recovered without scarring. Local anesthesia is very... READ MORE

Tattoo removal help! Which device works best? (Photo)

In our experience, both q-switch lasers and picosecond lasers can be used to remove black tattoo ink. However after 4 years of using the PicoSure... READ MORE

Does Miradry stop underarm sweating and the acrid odor associated with the sweat?

MiraDry is FDA approved for treatment of both excessive sweating and odor. We have treated over 80 patients in our clinic with miraDry in the last 10... READ MORE

Qualifications
Experience
Practicing for 10 year.
Board Certifications
Board-certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine
Consultation Fee

Free

Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: University of California - Irvine
    Medical: MD, Loyola University Chicago
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residencies:
    EM, Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center
    Vein Training, Morrison Vein Institute, Scottsdale, AZ


Am I a candidate for varicose vein treatment? How effective is it? (photos)

Yes you do have a condition that can be treated effectively. I would recommend an evaluation by a phlebologist (vein specialist). You will need a... READ MORE

What should I do after failure of miraDry for armpit sweating?

I would advise you to get a starch-iodine test to see how much you are sweating from the treated areas. It is unusual that you would continue to sweat... READ MORE

What is the best procedure for my varicose veins? Who is the best doctor to treat varicose veins? (Photo)

I would recommend a consultation with a vein specialist who dedicated to the the treatment of varicose veins and who is a diplomate of the American... READ MORE

Two days ago I had my RFA and Stab Phlebectomy on for varicose veins. Question regarding post procedure and recovery.

Sometimes the pain can last up to 2 weeks. Compression stockings help post procedure. In our practice, we recommend 2 weeks of compression stocking wear. READ MORE

Are palm tattoos common for removal? Would it turn out successfully or would it look just as awful afterwards?

We have removed palm tattoos successfully with the PicoSure laser. It did take about 5 sessions for complete removal. READ MORE

Endovenous vein treatment done 1 year ago and now have constantly swollen legs, thigh to ankle.

It is good that you have close follow up with your physician who treated you. I would not consider this a complication to the procedure. Some patients... READ MORE

Is treatment of varicose veins safe in the long run?

EVLT is effective in ablating the saphenous vein that is refluxing. The re-opening rate after closure is about 0-2% when done by EVLT. The venous... READ MORE

Does miraDry cause permanent scarring inside the armpit? How soon after the procedure can I begin vigorous exercising again?

MiraDry does not cause any scarring in the armpit. We have treated over 80 patients and all have recovered without scarring. Local anesthesia is very... READ MORE

Tattoo removal help! Which device works best? (Photo)

In our experience, both q-switch lasers and picosecond lasers can be used to remove black tattoo ink. However after 4 years of using the PicoSure... READ MORE

Does Miradry stop underarm sweating and the acrid odor associated with the sweat?

MiraDry is FDA approved for treatment of both excessive sweating and odor. We have treated over 80 patients in our clinic with miraDry in the last 10... READ MORE

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