Vein Center
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Jennifer Avise MD
Rajiv Nagesetty MD FACS - Vein Doctor at the BASS Vein Center

Jennifer Avise


About the vein doctor

Dr. Jennifer Avise is a Vascular Surgeon located in Pleasanton California. Dr.  Avise's areas of expertise is on early detection and disease  prevention, minimally invasive (endovascular) techniques, and complex open  surgery. She treats a wide variety of conditions, including aortic aneurysm,  limb salvage, varicose veins, peripheral artery disease (PAD), carotid  disease, dialysis access and spinal access surgeries.

Dr. Jennifer Avise grew up in the Atlanta, Georgia area and completed her  medical school and general surgery residency training at Emory University, a  rigorous and high volume program, followed by vascular and endovascular  surgical fellowship at Wake Forest University in North Carolina.  She relocated to the Bay Area to be closer  to family and her first 7 years were spent building out a practice in the  Oakland and Tri-Valley region for Stanford where she served as an associate  professor and medical director of the Heart and Vascular center.  She now joins BASS Medical Group to focus  on a patient centered practice providing high quality care for the community  of the East Bay.

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Serving Pleasanton, Dublin, Livermore, and Fremont

What our patients are saying

"I highly recommend the BASS Vein Center, even if you must travel to see them. The staff at BASS show great concern, and spend ample time getting to know their patients as a person as well as their medical history. They provided an excellent treatment plan to help guarantee that I’d receive the best possible care!"

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Vein Treatments

Here's a look at some of the vein treatment options offered at the BASS Vein Center
Vein Treatment

Conservative Vein Treatment

Given that varicose veins are not a life- threatening problem, some patients achieve adequate relief with conservative therapy. This includes leg elevation and the use of compression stockings for symptom relief.Some insurance companies require a trial of compression stockings for 6-12 weeks prior to approval for a more definitive treatment.

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Vein Treatment

Radiofrequency Ablation Therapy

Radiofrequency ablation therapy uses precision focused radio-frequency energy to treat varicose veins. During the procedure, a small catheter is inserted into the vein. The catheter is heated using radio-frequency energy. The heat from the catheter shrinks and collapses the diseased vein, effectively sealing off the malfunctioning portion of the vein.

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Vein Treatment

Ambulatory Phlebectomy

Ambulatory Phlebectomy, Micro-phlebectomy, or “hook” phlebectomy, is a micro-extraction procedure used to remove bulging varicose veins, both large and small, that are close to the surface.

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Vein Treatment


Also known as ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy, this procedure targets and eliminates varicose veins that are hidden from the naked eye and only seen by ultrasound.

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Vein Treatment


The VenaSeal™ system delivers a small amount of a specially formulated medical adhesive to seal — or close — the diseased vein, rerouting blood to nearby healthy veins, which provides symptom relief.

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