Why Vein Specialists Should Care About Phlebolymphedema

Dr. Tony Gasparis leads a panel discussion and case presentation on recent evidence on mixed venous and lymphatic disease (phlebolymphedema, PLE).

[Panelists: Steven Dean, Kathleen Gibson, Kush Desai]

  • PLE is the most common type of LE in Western countries.
  • PLE treatment is still influenced by outdated research.
  • Understanding the modern conception of PLE is essential to successful treatment.

Presented By

  • Antonios P. Gasparis MD, FACS


    Director, Center for Vein Care, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Stony Brook Medicine

  • Steven Dean, DO

    Director of the Vascular Medicine Program, Director of Cardiovascular Medicine’s Noninvasive Peripheral Vascular Laboratory and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Ohio State University Medical Center

  • Kathleen Gibson, MD

    Vascular Surgeon, Lake Washington Vascular, Bellevue, WA

  • Kush Desai, MD

    Associate Professor, Radiology, Medicine and Surgery, Northwestern Medicine, Chicago, IL