About Vein Health

Dr. Peter Paraskevas

MBBS, FACP, GCertHSc (Med Sonography)

Dr Peter Paraskevas is a qualified phlebologist and a full member of the Australasian College of Phlebology. In addition to his formal training, Dr Paraskevas has trained with world renowned phlebologists and vascular surgeons both in Australia and abroad and continues to improve on his skills in a rapidly evolving field.

He attends annual conferences of the Australasian College of Phlebology and remains actively involved providing lectures in anatomy and ultrasound.

Dr Paraskevas is currently involved in the training of basic registrars of the College of Phlebology. He provides education and hands on clinical tuition to doctors wishing to enter into the specialty field. He is a regular examiner of both Basic and Advanced Registrars, sitting their preliminary and final oral examinations with the College of Phlebology. In addition to this, Dr Paraskevas regularly provides lectures in the field of phlebology both in a conference and seminar setting.

Qualifications

  • MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery – Monash University)
  • Certified Sclerotherapist (Australasian College of Phlebology)
  • Graduate Certificate of Health Science (Medical Sonography – University of Sydney)
  • PHLEBOLOGIST – F.A.C.P. (Fellow of the Australasian College of Phlebology)

Professional Memberships

  • Full Member of the Australasian College of Phlebology
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Ultrasound
  • Graduate Fellow of the Australasian College of Phlebology
  • American Academy of Aesthetics Medicine (AAAM)
  • Affiliate Member of the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgeons
  • Full Member of the ISHRS (International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons)

Recent articles by Dr Peter Paraskevas

Stepping into Recovery: What to Expect After Varicose Vein Treatment

Learn about the immediate after-effects, road to recovery, embracing compression, hydration and movement, and follow-up care for a successful recovery post varicose vein treatment.

Preventing the Recurrance of Varicose Veins

Don’t let varicose veins make a comeback. Discover the root causes of recurrence and how Vein Health Clinic offers advanced treatments to prevent it.

The Difference Between Venous Incompetence and Chronic Venous Insufficiency

Understanding the nuances between venous incompetence and chronic venous insufficiency can be confusing. Both conditions are related but they highlight different aspects of vein disorders.

A Closer Look at Superficial Veins

Explore the role of superficial veins in our circulatory system, their potential health implications, and the importance of keeping them healthy.

Best treatment for varicose veins in 2024

For a long time, there was only one way to reduce varicose veins, a procedure known as stripping. Thankfully, there are much better options today that are non-invasive. The type of vein problem you have will determine the options that are available to you.