Dr. Lawrence J. 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.