April 10, 2018 – Kansas City, KS: Dr. Craig Schwartz is celebrating the 15th anniversary of his Kansas City vein center and laser aesthetic practice, which is located in Leawood, KS and serves the entire Kansas City metro area. Known for years as Kansas City’s “Vein Guy,” Dr. Schwartz has performed more than 12,000 vein procedures in the last 15 years alone is also now one of the busiest Kansas City surgeons providing in-office, minimally-invasive liposuction procedures.
Triple board-certified in vascular surgery, general surgery and phlebology, Schwartz was one of the first Kansas City-based vascular surgeons to offer patients minimally-invasive laser vein ablations performed in the comfort and convenience of his practice in lieu of painful hospital surgeries, which had been the standard of care up until that time.
During the last several years, the vein treatment industry has exploded with doctors from all different backgrounds and training entering the field. “There are many options for vein doctors in our area, with Kansas City having one of the largest concentrations of “vein specialists” and vein clinics in the Midwest,” said Schwartz. “There are many physicians who are “board-certified” in other specialties and refer to themselves as “vein specialists”, but few of these providers are vascular surgeons or have extensive education or training, specifically, in vein disease. Up until a few years ago, only vascular surgeons would treat vein disease, but as access to in-office vein treatment has increased, so has the number and different types of doctors entering the field without any previous vascular training.”
After years of treating patients with minimally-invasive vein treatment procedures, including laser vein ablation and micro-phlebectomy to treat varicose veins and topical laser treatment and sclerotherapy injections to treat spider veins, Schwartz expanded his medical practice to also offer other laser-based cosmetic procedures. His minimally-invasive, in-office liposuction procedures have become one of his most in-demand procedures, along with non-invasive body contouring, including SculpSure and CoolSculpting. Additionally, he offers skin tightening, tattoo removal, miraDry underarm sweat treatment, Xeomin, Radiesse and Restylane, as well as an array of other non-invasive cosmetic treatments. In 2014, Schwartz combined his 12-year-old vein practice, Vein Centers for Excellence of Kansas City, and eight-year-old body contouring and aesthetic practice, KC Body Contouring, into one large medical practice, Premier Vein and Body by Schwartz.
As one of the Midwest’s most prominent and accomplished vein specialists, Dr. Schwartz has been voted to America’s Top Surgeons in 2008, 2014, 2015 and 2016; chosen as Kansas City Super Doctor in 2013, 2014 and 2015; and has most recently been named a Real Self Top Doctor by RealSelf.com.
“My wife is from Kansas City and this warm, vibrant area is where we chose to work, live and raise our son after spending several years living and working in other cities,” said Schwartz. “We just love living and working in Johnson County, but also appreciate the opportunity to meet all of the different patients that visit us from the entire Kansas City area and beyond. I can’t imagine a better location to have built my practice.”
Premier Vein & Body by Schwartz celebrated their 15th anniversary by offering their valued patients 20% off any cosmetic procedures.
For more information, visit https://www.premierveinandbody.com/