Dr. Jon Orlino, a Vascular Surgeon, was born and raised in the greater Los Angeles area of southern California. He attended college at the University of California at San Diego graduating with bachelor’s degrees in the fields of Bioengineering as well as Psychology. He then moved to the East Coast and pursued further higher education at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. earning a master’s degree in Physiology & Biophysics. For his medical training, Dr. Orlino remained at Georgetown University School of Medicine, known to be one of the most selective medical schools in the country. After obtaining his medical degree, he moved to the Midwest and completed his residency in Vascular & Endovascular Surgery at Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri, receiving extensive training in the breadth of vascular disease. Upon finishing residency, Dr. Orlino moved back to his home state of California and joined BASS Medical Group to practice in his specialty of open surgical as well as minimally invasive endovascular treatment of vascular disease including varicose veins, peripheral arterial disease, dialysis access, aortic aneurysms, and carotid artery disease.
"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!"Read More Reviews
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.