The staff at Symmetry Laser Vein Center™ are trained to the treatment of venous pathology. They use a computerized, duplex ultrasound vein mapping, to help make a precise diagnosis and guide your therapy, as well as computerized electronic medical record that includes state-of-the-art digital photographs for your before and after shots.
S. Scott Tapper, M.D. is an accomplished and talented Board Certified Vascular Surgeon. He is a member of the Florida Medical Association. This Association acts as an advocate for physicians and their patients to promote the public health, ensure high standards in medical education and ethics and to enhance the quality and availability of health care. He is double board certified in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgery and a member of numerous Vascular Surgical Societies. His curriculum vitae includes education and training at Brown University, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Vanderbilt University Hospital. Dr. Tapper is now expanding upon his interest in venous disease.
Dr. Tapper takes pride in offering you the total package in vein treatment. You will have a full consultation with a board certified vascular surgeon and a treatment plan based on individual needs. Treatment options may include compression stockings, injection sclerotherapy, laser sclerotherapy, micro phlebotomy endovenous ablation and/or EndoVenous Laser Ablation (ELAS). A combination of these procedures may be needed to fully address your individual needs. Whatever it takes, Symmetry Laser Vein Center™ provides you with a comprehensive evaluation and treatment plan to eliminate your varicose veins. Dr. Tapper and his staff will assist in achieving good cosmetic and functional results.
Robyn Hicks, RN, BSN, CME, Laser & Sclerotherapy Specialist and Certified Medical Electrologist, has over 20 years clinical experience which includes GYN, OB Recovery Room Labor & Delivery in Johnson City, TN, Charge Nurse Pediatric Unit at St Joseph’s in Tampa, and currently a Staff Nurse, Obstetrics at Martin Memorial Hospital. Robyn trained with Dr. Tapper Specializing in Laser and Sclerotherapy treatments for spider veins of the legs, face and chest. Her experience and clinical training will guarantee each patient the highest level of care and treatment to achieve the cosmetic results; confirming that “everyone deserves a great pair of legs”.
Melody L. Zieres RDMS, RVT, Certified Vascular Ultrasound Technologist, is highly skilled and well trained in all aspects of vascular ultrasound. Her skills performing ultrasound of the lower extremity venous system is instrumental in providing Dr Tapper with the information needed to properly diagnosis patients with venous insufficiency, a leading cause of varicose veins.