Commonly asked questions for a General Surgeon, Dr. Brian Chin.
Dr. Brian Chin practices advanced laparoscopic, bariatric, and general surgery at BASS Vein Center's Walnut Creek and Brentwood offices.
Dr. Chin earned his medical degree at the University of Michigan Medical School, then returned to California for his surgery residency at the University of California at San Diego, where he won the Department of Medicine’s Halasz Award for surgical consultation and the Department of Surgery’s Chairman’s Prize for teaching and service excellence.
Additionally, he served as administrative chief resident. Following residency, Dr. Chin completed a fellowship in bariatric and advanced laparoscopic surgery at the University of California at San Francisco, working alongside world-renowned leaders at the forefront of laparoscopic surgery.
Read his full bio here.
Yes, most insurance plans do cover vein treatments particularly after it has been demonstrated that patients continue to have significant symptoms after a trial of conservative measures which includes the use of compression stockings, avoidance of prolonged standing, regular walking, and leg elevation. Hi, I'm Dr. Brian Chin, and I am a surgeon and vein specialist here at the BASS Vein Center.