New Treatment Options for Varicose and Spider Veins

Learn about the latest cosmetic and therapeutic vein care treatments by attending a free seminar offered by Spectrum Health Medical Group.

The Doctor Dialogue series continues with “Like Your Legs Again: Solutions for Varicose and Spider Veins” on Tuesday, October 16, from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Donnelly Center, Aquinas College, 157 Woodward Lane SE, Grand Rapids.

Ashraf Mansour, MD, FACS, vascular surgeon, academic chair of surgical specialties, Spectrum Health Medical Group, and Jason Slaikeu, MD, RPVI, vascular surgeon, Spectrum Health Medical Group, will share new information on cosmetic and therapeutic vein care including compression hose therapy and minimally invasive procedures such as radio frequency ablation.

Dr. Mansour, a board-certified vascular surgeon, completed his fellowship at Southern Illinois University. Dr. Slaikeu, also board certified in vascular surgery, completed his fellowship at Michigan State University.

The seminar is free and open to the public. Register online at or by phone at 616.267.2626 and select option 4. Refreshments will be provided.

Spectrum Health is a not-for-profit health system in West Michigan offering a full continuum of care through the Spectrum Health Hospital Group, which is comprised of nine hospitals including Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, a state of the art children’s hospital that opened in January 2011, and 183 service sites; the Spectrum Health Medical Group and West Michigan Heart, physician groups totaling more than 700 providers; and Priority Health, a health plan with 600,000 members. Spectrum Health is West Michigan’s largest employer with 19,000 employees. The organization provided $204 million in community benefit during its 2012 fiscal year.