Dr. Patrick A. Nero is board certified in general surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He received his Doctorate in Medicine from The Ohio State University and completed his general surgery residency at the Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency Program in Arizona. Prior to joining Vein Specialists, Dr. Nero practiced with the Sisters of Saint Mary (SSM) Health System in St. Louis and prior to that he served as Chief of surgery at the Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas. He held the position of clinical assistant professor of surgery for the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita and was actively involved in Resident Education.
The addition of Dr. Nero to Vein Specialists allows them to more comprehensively serve patients in southern Lee and Collier counties. Dr. Nero will be evaluating patients with signs and symptoms of venous disease, supervises vascular ultrasounds and offering the full spectrum of modern, minimally invasive therapy for venous insufficiency.
Dr. Patrick Nero is specially trained in the outpatient treatment of veins, including radiofrequency ablation(ClosureFAST), LASER ablation,microphlebectomy, injection sclerotherapy, VenaSeal(medical adhesive vein closure) and foam sclerotherapy.
Vein Specialists has invested in state-of-the-art ultrasound equipment including Philips Affinity and GE Logiq S7 ultrasound systems. We evaluate the entire lower extremity venous system from the vena cava to the feet. Our well trained vascular sonographers provide diagnostic certainty that is unmatched in the area.
Dr. Patrick Nero is a board certified surgeon with more than 15 years of clinical experience and has been a respected leader among his peers. His experience allows him to make sound decisions based on evidence and quality measures.