About Vein Health Clinic Melbourne

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

Vein Treatment Advancements

VARICOSE veins is a common problem in the community, but what most people don’t realise is that it can worsen and contribute to the development of complications, including leg swelling, dermatitis, venous ulcers and clots, phlebologist Peter Paraskevas said. A phlebologist is a specialised vein doctor.

“The traditional treatment has been venous stripping under general anaesthetic. This invasive procedure has deterred many patients from having their veins treated,” Dr Paraskevas said. “However, there are now alternative vein treatments on a walk in-walk out basis which can be performed in a private clinic by trained phlebologists.”

Vein Myths Dispelled

NEW non-surgical technology has revolutionised the treatment of varicose veins – so there’s no excuse for people to be plagued by sore and unsightly symptoms, says Dr Peter Paraskevas from Vein Health Medical Clinic.

The top Melbourne vein specialist dispels the myths around varicose veins:

The truth about varicose veins

Dr Peter Paraskevas from vein health Medical clinic dispels the myths around varicose veins so those who suffer can improve their quality of life.

Take the strain off veins

VARICOSE veins are common, but what most people don’t realise is that varicose vein disease can worsen and cause complications. These include oedema (leg swelling), venous eczema (dermatitis), lipodermatosclerosis (thickened, contracted skin in the lower leg), thrombophlebitis (blood clots and inflammation of the veins) and venous ulcers.

At Vein Health Medical Clinic, phlebologist Dr Peter Paraskevas, a fellow of the Australasian College of Phlebology, specialises in the treatment of varicose veins.

Say Goodbye to Ugly Varicose Veins

VARICOSE veins is a common problem in the community, but what many people don’t realise is that it can worsen and contribute to the development of complications including leg swelling, dermatitis, venous ulcers and clots, phlebologist Peter Paraskevas says.