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UIP Vice President


Lowell S. Kabnick, MD, RPhS, FACS, FACPh, Associate Professor of Surgery, Director of the New York University Vein Center at NYU Langone Medical Center, and Immediate Past President of the American Venous Forum, is a world-renowned surgeon-teacher who provides a patient-centered approach to vein care, enabling the creation and improvement of many of today’s most advanced non-invasive vascular surgery techniques. Dr. Kabnick is recognized by his peers as an international authority on the diagnosis and treatment of venous disease. Highly sought after as a consultant and teacher by medical societies the world over, he has consistently been recognized as one of the area’s “Top Doctors” and is listed in the Guide to “America’s Top Surgeons.” He limits his practice exclusively to venous diagnosis and treatment. He was the first vascular surgeon in the United States to perform the VNUS Closure(tm) (radiofrequency ablation) and the VenaCure EVLT(tm) (endovenous laser) procedure—two breakthrough technologies for treating the underlying causes of many varicose vein problems.

A graduate with special honors from the George Washington University School of Medicine, Dr. Kabnick received his postdoctoral training at NYU, Bellevue Hospital, and LIJ Medical Center, followed by Advanced Vascular Fellowship studies at the prestigious Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. Dr. Kabnick is board certified in surgery, phlebology and is a registered phlebology sonographer. He has published extensively in the field of venous diseases. He is a distinguished fellow of the American Venous Forum and a member of the Society of Vascular Surgery. Dr. Kabnick presently serves as President of the American Venous Forum Foundation. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons as well as the American College of Phlebology. He presently serves on the Board of Directors for the American College of Phlebology as well as the Board of Directors for the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) for Vein Centers