Save the Date: Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Vein Specialists of Arizona to West Valley

The public is welcome to attend the celebration one week from today, on November 7, 2013 from 4 to 6 p.m. Open house includes tours of the state-of-the-art facility.

VSA-office-JeffreyJoin the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and Vein Specialists of Arizona for a Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at the VSA Medical Center located at 9515 West Camelback Road, Suite 108 in Phoenix. Chamber Ambassadors will be on hand to welcome Dr. Jeffrey Alpern, D.O., a cardiovascular surgeon and founder of Vein Specialists of Arizona to the community. During the open house, tours of the state-of-the-art facility will be given. A drawing for a spider vein treatment will also be held. Hors d’oeuvres and beverages are planned for attendees. The ribbon cutting ceremony takes place at 5 p.m. The event is open to the public. For additional information call VSA office at 623-428-0068 or visit their website at

“I look forward to meeting our neighbors and fellow Chamber members, as well as introducing our team of vein specialists to everyone,” Dr. Alpern said. “We feel our medical center defines a new standard in care for the diagnosis and treatment of varicose veins, spider veins, leg ulcers and chronic venous insufficiency. We’re proud of the leading edge technology we offer in the welcoming environment that we’ve created for our patients.”

After many years of clinical teaching and experience in the field of cardiovascular medicine, Dr. Jeffrey Alpern founded Vein Specialists of Arizona (VSA) to meet the demands of people in Arizona who are in need of safe and effective vein treatment.

Dr. Gary Kersten, M.D., a Board Certified Phlebologist (medical specialist in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of venous origin) joined Dr. Alpern and his group of professionals at Vein Specialists of Arizona.

“Dr. Alpern has created an optimum technological facility,” Dr. Kersten said. “I am excited to be at the VSA Medical Center where I am part of a team driven by a shared passion for quality vein treatment and patient care.”

The mission of VSA is to provide safe, effective and appropriate treatment of vein diseases through the least invasive and most effective vascular procedures. Whether for aesthetic spider vein or varicose vein treatment or for curing serious chronic venous insufficiency and venous stasis leg ulcers, patients can feel confident knowing they are getting proper evaluation, accurate diagnosis and state-of-the art treatments that best meets their needs.

Who: Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce and Vein Specialists of Arizona
What: Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Celebration, Facility Tours, Drawing for spider vein treatment, refreshments will be served.
When: Thursday, November 7, 2013 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Vein Specialists of Arizona, located at 9515 W. Camelback Road, Suite 108, Phoenix, 85037
Cost: Free



Dr. Jeffrey Alpern is a Cardiovascular Surgeon who was the first D.O. to perform a heart and heart/lung transplant in the world. Among his other impressive qualifications, Dr. Alpern trained at the world renowned Cleveland Clinic and was Surgical Director of Heart and Lung Transplantation at both Temple University and Hahnemann University Hospitals in Philadelphia Pennsylvania.

He currently is Director and founding member of Desert Cardiovascular Surgeons in Phoenix, and founder of Vein Specialists of Arizona located in Phoenix’s West Valley. Dr. Jeffrey Alpern, D.O is one of a handful of surgeons worldwide to use fast, virtually painless, safe and effective laser ablation, radiofrequency (RF) and sclerotherapy techniques for the treatment of existing varicose veins, chronic venous insufficiency and venous leg ulcers.


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