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

Brighten Your Under Eye with Periorbital Vein Removal

Periorbital veins stretch underneath the eye, around the eye socket, and up across the temple. In normal circumstances these veins are invisible under the skin.

Varicose Veins: Are we Vain about our Veins?

Varicose veins are often dismissed as a cosmetic problem – it’s pure vanity, right? Ropey, blue blood vessels that protrude the surface of the skin can be unsightly, that’s true – but you may be surprised to learn they can cause symptoms of increasing severity; from itching and swelling, to potentially fatal blood clots, and everything in between.

Varicose Vein Treatment with Sclerotherapy

The symptoms of varicose veins may vary from patient to patient. In many cases, there may not be any symptoms at all.

Lipoedema and Varicose Veins

Lipoedema is a chronic progressive condition characterised by the abnormal and excessive accumulation of the fatty tissue, generally in the lower legs and thighs.

Latest Ultrasound Technology now at Vein Health Medical Clinic

We are proud to announce that we have added two Aplio 300 Platinum Series Ultrasounds to the practice.