About Us

The AVLS is the leading resource for vein care physicians, health professionals, and patients.


Board of Directors

Officers (Executive Committee)

2010_Schul Marlin W. Schul, MD, MBA, RVT, FACPh
Lafayette, IN
Meissner Mark Mark H. Meissner, MD
Seattle, WA
Daugherty Stephen F. Daugherty, MD, FACS, RVT, RPhS
Clarksville, TN
Kathleen D. Gibson, MD
Bellevue, WA

Past President

2010_Khilnani Neil M. Khilnani, MD, FACPh
Past President
New York, NY


Carl Black, MD
Provo, UT
Yung-Wei Chi, DO, FAHA, FSVM, FACPh
Sacramento, CA
Comerota Anthony Comerota, MD, FACS
Toledo, OH
Steven Elias Steve Elias, MD, FACS, FACPh
Englewood, NJ
Sergio Gianesini Sergio Gianesini, MD, PhD
Ferrara, Italy
Mann Margaret Mann, MD
Bay Village, OH
2010_Neuhardt Diana L. Neuhardt, RVT, RPhS, FSVU
Phoenix, AZ
Chris Pitman Chris Pittman, MD
Tampa, FL
Satish Vayuvegula Satish Vayuvegula, MD, MS, FACPh
Orlando Park, IL

Executive Director

Dean Bender
American Vein and Lymphatic Society