14 Years of Proven Results

From prevention to diagnosis and treatment, we are committed to keeping your blood vessels healthy. Our board-certified vascular experts can help evaluate your vascular concern, diagnose and make recommendations for treatment or conservative care. We treat the entire spectrum of venous disease from cosmetic spider veins to painful varicose veins and leg ulcers.

Why thousands of patients and over 800 referring physicians trust our care:

  • Area’s first accredited dedicated vein center

  • 10,000+ patients treated

  • individualized care for prevention and treatment
  • We are a center of excellence

  • Decade history of consistently positive reviews
  • Credentials and accreditation matters

  • Our Physicians are leaders in our field

  • We participate in ongoing research

  • We train and teach other doctors

  • Every patient is treated like a Rockstar!



Our specialists are not your average doctors.  They train and teach other doctors, mentor medical students, and empower and educate patients every day with knowledge and choices.  They lead clinical research studies and contribute to scientific journal and textbook publications.  Our recent research made the cover of the “Journal for Vascular Ultrasound” in March, 2018.

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Sarah Lucas MD, FACS, RPVI
Vascular Surgeon

Dr. Sarah Lucas, MD, FACS, RPVI is a board-certified vascular surgeon who has chosen to dedicate her practice to helping patients who suffer with venous and lymphatic disease. She is a graduate of Duke Medical School and completed her residency at Georgetown University Hospital and Medstar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC.

Dr. Amanda Steinberger,DO

Amanda Steinberger, D. O.
Vascular Interventional Radiologist

Dr. Amanda Steinberger completed her fellowship training in Vascular & Interventional Imaging at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. She earned her Medial Degree in 2012. Dr. Steinberger is board-certified in Interventional Radiology / Diagnostic Radiology. She has additionally, achieved certification by the American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine.


Nisha Bunke, MD FAVLS, RPhS
Vein Specialist

Dr. Nisha Bunke was the first physician in the United States to complete fellowship training supported by the American Vein and Lymphatic Society (formerly known as the American College of Phlebology) in 2008 and is a diplomate of the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic …

Comprehensive diagnosis and care for leg vein conditions.

Cosmetic Vein Conditions

We have treatment options for spider veins and asymptomatic varicose veins, including painless spider vein treatment

Medical Vein Conditions

We treat varicose veins and associated symptoms related to their underlying cause, venous reflux disease for lasting results.

Diagnostic Vascular Laboratory

Arterial And Venous Ultrasounds

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La Jolla Vein & Vascular, formerly LA Jolla Vein Care is accredited by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC). IAC accreditation is a “seal of approval” that patients can rely on as an indication that the facility has been carefully critiqued on all aspects of its operations considered relevant by medical experts in the field of Vascular Testing and as a Vein Center.

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Decoding deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

Decoding deep vein thrombosis (DVT) Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is a condition that arises when blood clots form within the deep veins of the legs, thighs, or pelvis. It's important to understand the causes, [...]

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