The Leg Vein Doctor is a private phlebology practice exclusively offering treatments to  patients suffering from venous disease and its manifestations on the lower limbs. Patients are presented with modern treatment options for varicose veins and spider veins in line with international standards of best practice.

Predominately servicing the Brisbane metropolitan area including Ipswich and the Gold Coast, the clinic's reach extends far beyond to country Queensland. Doctor Kemp is committed to providing treatment to rural communities as a Fellow of the College of Rural and Remote Medicine, he runs a monthly clinic in Toowoomba and sees many patients from his former doctors group in Mount Isa. 

Because The Leg Vein Doctor specialises in the removal of varicose veins and spider veins, you will be offered the most suitable treatment for your individual condition. Our team of reception and nursing staff are knowledgeable on the symptoms of venus disease and assisting with patients that suffer from it. Because we are dedicated only to phlebology there is no hidden agenda of up-selling on cosmetic injectable, or vasectomies as other centres might.  

Dr Nicholas Kemp has been mentored by renown Phelobologist A/ Professor  Kurosh Parsi, President of The Australasian College of Phlebology at his centre of excellence; Sydney Skin and Vein Clinic.

From Sunday 10 - Thursday 14 August, Dr Kemp is off to Sydney for The Australasian College of Phlebology Annual Scientific Meeting for 2014, which is being held in conjunction with the XXVIth World Congress of the International Union of Angiology (IUA). The event is also in association with the International Society for Vascular Surgery, the Australasian Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, the Australian and New Zealand Society of Phlebology,  the Australian Wound Management Association, with participation of the Royal Society of Medicine Vascular Medicine Section, the Cochrane Peripheral Vascular Diseases Group, the French Society of Vascular Medicine, the Italian Society for Angiology and Vascular Medicine, the International Surgical Thrombosis Forum and other vascular societies and institutions affiliated with the IUA.

The IUA is a Society for Vascular Biology, Medicine, Surgery and Phlebology, with the red, blue and yellow rings of the IUA logo signifying the full spectrum of arterial, venous and lymphatic disorders which will be presented at the meeting.

Vascular physicians, angiologists, cardiologists, haematologists, vascular surgeons, phlebologists, interventional radiologists, vascular sonographers, scientists, wound care specialists and vascular nurses from around the world are coming together for this unique and productive multidisciplinary scientific exchange.  Notably Dr Kurosh Parsi, the President of the Australian College of Phlebology, will be discussing topics such as haemodynamic approaches to  the management of AVMs, endovascular and interventional management of venous malformations,

The program will feature multidisciplinary symposia, key-note lectures, and workshops on a wide range of topics, including arterial and venous thrombosis, anti-thrombotic and anti-platelet drugs, aortic and arterial aneurysms, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease, atherosclerotic risk factors and screening, prevention and management of acute stroke, hypertension, peripheral arterial disease, critical limb ischaemia, diabetes and related complications, endovascular treatment of arterial and venous disease, vascular malformations, lymphoedema, wound management, evidence based medicine, vascular imaging, prevention and management of venous thromboembolism and chronic venous disease.

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Australia will soon have its first dedicated Phlebology Centre thanks to a collaboration between the Phlebology Foundation of Australia (PFA) and Australasian College of Phlebology (ACP).

The centre will share the name 'Phlebology Foundation of Australia' and will be a clinical and research based centre of excellence for the field of Phlebology. The Phlebology Foundation of Australia was originally formed in 2013 as a charity dedicated to clinical, educational and research initiatives of Phlebology.

They endeavour to form a Phlebology Centre in every Australian capital city. Through these centres and their dedicated Outreach Programs, the Foundation will better serve the Indigenous population and socially disadvantaged through the provision of free medical treatment of various chronic venous diseases and vascular anomalies to remote locations across the country.

The overall aim of the centres is to improve the quality of life and highest standards of patient care through medical research  The centres will expand clinical education capabilities and broaden current research in the field of phlebology. This research will help specialists better understand the causes of venous disease, leading to the development of more effective treatments.

For many people, chronic venous disease is rarely understood as a treatable condition which can be managed and not just endured. For the socially disadvantaged population, this treatment is virtually inaccessible as they lack the resources or knowledge that such treatments exist.

Once established The Phlebology Centre is determined to raise both public awareness of research and treatments available in the field, and provide medical treatment for various chronic venous diseases for the socially disadvantaged at no cost.