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

Pelvic, Vaginal, and Vulvar Varicose Veins

Pregnancy-related varicose veins often appear in the vulval or gluteal region and can extend down the inner thigh and lower leg.

Do Varicose Veins Return After Medical Treatment?

For thousands of Australians suffering the symptoms of varicose veins, the consideration to undergo medical treatment is often at the forefront of their minds. But if you decide to undergo these types of treatments, is it a permanent fix for your varicose veins? Will varicose veins come back? To answer this, we need to look at the treatments and their effects in a little more detail.

Can Varicose Veins Bleed Externally?

To look at varicose veins, you may think it’s possible for them to bleed externally quite easily. They appear as a web of vessels quite full of blood.

Is the Standing Desk the Answer To Health Problems Associated With Sitting All Day?

Over recent years, the negative health consequences of sitting all day have become well known. Put simply, sitting all day is bad. But is a standing desk really any better for us?

Does Someone You Love Have Symptoms of Varicose Vein Disease?

One of the most common problems which can affect the legs and feet, particularly in older people, is varicose vein disease.