Vein Care Specialization
As a Vein Care Specialist (phlebologist), Dr. Garcia focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of venous disorders, including spider veins, varicose veins, chronic venous insufficiency, venous leg ulcers, congenital venous abnormalities, venous thromboembolism and other disorders of venous origin.
He is knowledgeable and well-trained in a variety of imaging techniques such as duplex ultrasound, CT venography, and plethysmography. Therapeutic interventions, performed by Dr. Garcia, include compression, sclerotherapy, endovenous thermal (laser and radiofrequency) and non-thermal (Venaseal, MOCA, Varithena) ablation procedures, and ambulatory phlebectomy.
Dr. Garcia is a certified diplomate of the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine, a distinction that recognizes a physician’s skill and expertise in this field. He is also board certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and is a vascular and venous ultrasound expert with advanced certifications as both an RPVI (Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation) and an RPhS (Registered Phlebology Sonographer). He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed journal articles, and book chapters in venous and lymphatic care.
Dr. Garcia is a member of the American Vein and Lymphatic Society, The American Venous Forum, and the American Academy of Family Physicians. He is originally from Cuba where he practiced general surgery and he is fluent in both English and Spanish.
The experts at Certified Foot and Ankle Specialists are highly trained in venous insufficiency and are equipped with the most advanced treatment technology in the region. Dr. Raudel Garcia - MD, RPVI, RPHS - is the only Fellowship trained Phlebologist in South Florida and he is available to address any and all vein care needs at all of our Certified Foot locations.