At Virginia Vein Care vein centers, all patient care is directed by Dr. Lawrence J. Markovitz. 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
Dr. Lawrence J. Markovitz is a highly regarded Board Certified Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgeon with over 18 years of clinical experience. Unlike other D.C. 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, Dr. Markovitz has been consistently recognized as one of the area’s best surgeons. Over the years he has had a great many satisfied patients.
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, D.C. 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.