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Washington, DC Vein Doctor Profile

At Virginia Vein Care’s McLean, VA vein clinic, all patient care is directed by Dr. Lawrence J. Markovitz, a Washington, DC vein specialist. Dr. Markovitz, Dr. Chris Rothstein, and their staff offer expert treatment for varicose veins, spider veins, and other forms of vein disease in a caring and supportive environment.


Dr. Lawrence J. Markovitz

Lawrence Markovitz

Dr. Lawrence J. Markovitz is a highly regarded Board Certified Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon with over 18 years of clinical experience. Unlike other Washington, DC area vein doctors, Dr. Markovitz has extensive experience with surgery of the heart, blood vessels and saphenous veins. He has performed over five thousand such procedures and has found the new VNUS Closure® procedure to be a highly effective vein treatment for those patients suffering from venous insufficiency.

Dr. Markovitz trained at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and subsequently served as chief of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at the Midelford Clinic, a Mayo Clinic subsidiary. Dr. Markovitz relocated to the North Virginia area in 2003. Since his arrival in the area, Dr. Markovitz has been consistently recognized by Washingtonian Magazine and Consumer CheckBook as one of the area’s best surgeons. Over the years he has had a great many satisfied patients.

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Dr. Chris Rothstein

dr. chris rothstein

Dr. Rothstein is a highly respected Vascular and Interventional Radiologist. He is board certified and fellowship trained in minimally invasive imaging guided vein and artery procedures. He has been treating varicose veins and spider veins in the Washington, DC metropolitan area for more than 16 years, making him one of the most experienced vein physicians in the region.

Dr. Rothstein has been named a Top Doctor by Washingtonian Magazine in every issue since he began practicing in the Washington Metropolitan area in 1998. He has also been named a Top Doctor by Consumers Checkbook Magazine many times, including the most recent issue.

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