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Advanced Vein Center

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30 Reviews

Advanced Vein Center

Dr. Mauricio Giraldo, M.D., F.A.A.C.S
Dr. Jeff Houk, PA
Dr. Timothy Kavic, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Dr. Christina Teimouri, DPM

20555 Route 19
Cranberry, PA 16066



Advanced Vein Center is a full service, state-of-the-art medical and laser facility offering advanced, out-patient treatment services for all types of varicose veins, leg spider veins and facial veins.

Using conventional sclerotherapy, ultrasound guided sclerotherapy, microsurgery and laser, Advanced Vein Center offers the most modern techniques available in the United States today for vascular treatment. Our practice relies heavily on sclerotherapy because it is safe, virtually painless, inexpensive and effective, and patients return to normal activities right away. Relief of heaviness and other symptoms is almost immediate and people delight in what is achieved in a few short outpatient clinic visits.

No convalescence is required as veins disappear while patients go about their usual activities.

Additional Locations:

Cranberry, PA
Cranmar Plaza
20555 Perry Highway (Rt. 19)
Cranberry Township, PA 16066

Chippewa Twp., PA
2226 Darlington Road
Chippewa Township, PA 15010

Hopewell, PA
2438 Brodhead Rd
Hopewell, PA 15001

Moon Twp., PA
937 Beaver Grade Road
Moon Township, PA 15108

Bethel Park, PA
2790 South Park Rd
Bethel Park, PA 15102

Butler, PA
901 E Brady St,
Butler, PA 16001

Beaver, PA
Stone Point Bldg.
500 Market Street Suite 101
Beaver, Pa 15009

Services Offered

  • The Closure® Procedure
  • The VNUS® Closure procedure,
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Compression Therapy
  • Spider Vein Reduction
  • Wound Care



Dr. Mauricio Giraldo M.D.

Dr. Mauricio Giraldo, M.D., is a skilled, board certified surgeon with remarkable experience and multiple awards of distinction including Distinguished Best Student of Internal Medicine. As an instructor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, he has trained many skilled physicians and played a vital role in shaping their professional lives. Dr. Giraldo did a General Surgery Residency at AGH and a three year fellowship at UPMC in Transplant Surgery. He is a member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. 
He is certified in the VNUS Closure Procedure. His work in Surgical Oncology and Minimally Invasive Surgery qualifies him as an expert in identifying venous problems that require medical attention while utilizing his aesthetic skills to treat such conditions with the utmost care for desired appearance.

Jeff Houk, PA 

Jeff Houk, PA I am now in my 24th year of practice. I began my career at Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA, in the Department of Surgery. While there I had extensive experience in general ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. I assisted in facelifts, blepharoplasties, brow lifts, nasoseptorhinoplasties, muscle plications, nerve grafts, and head and neck cancer surgery with reconstruction. In additon to Botox® Cosmetic and Restylane® injections, other expertise includes 6 years of pain management experience evaluating and treating pain from a wide variety of causes. As a result I have extensive experience with trigger point injections as well as a wide variety of bursa and joint injections.

Dr. Timothy Kavic, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery

Dr. Kavic, a Pittsburgh native, Hopewell to be exact, now resides in Franklin Park, PA. He said he is excited to join the staff at the Advanced Vein Center and Body Beautiful Laser Medical Spa and bring his wealth of experience while offering offer high quality, compassionate care for his patients. He is certain that he and his team will deliver a unique experience for patients as he truly cares for the well-being of people.  Dr. Kavic enjoys interacting with patients and making sure they understand every step of their journey at our practice. As an example his compassion, Dr. Kavic is an active humanitarian and has been serving the people of the former Yugoslavia since 1993. For six years during the early 1990s, in the midst of the Yugoslav Wars, he aided hospitals and doctors with much needed medical supplies. Dr. Kavic wanted to help his native people of Serbia, so he dedicated his time, energy and money to ensure people were receiving proper medical attention during troubled wartimes. Today, Dr. Kavic is still involved and he has made several friends during his travels.

Christina Teimouri, DPM

Dr. Tina has been treating patients with ankle sprains, ingrown toenail, broken toes, heel pain and heel spurs, hammertoes, ulcers, corns, calluses, diabetic wounds & diabetic neuropathy symptoms and other painful foot conditions since the 1995. Dedicated to offering the most modern advances in podiatric services, Dr. T is a Podiatrist- Pittsburgh area- and a source for ground breaking treatment like Radio-Surgery, Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy, and Cryosurgery.
At the Advanced Vein Center our accomplished team of doctors and technicians have over 60 combined years of experience treating Varicose veins.  He is also the Director of the Cosmetic Professionals at Body Beautiful Laser Medical Spa, were spider veins are treated with a variety of methods, including sclerotherapy, Laser services, compression therapy and VNUS Closure. Our staff is regarded as leaders in our field, we are never satisfied with simply walking through the motions and sticking to the status-quo. Since medical technology is constantly modernizing with new treatment options and medications, ultimately allowing patients to have less downtime and pain-free in shorter amounts of time. However, this involves much more than using the latest state-of-the-art equipment and technologies. In order to contend with the rapid medical advancements, we constantly enhance our skills and search for specialists with incomparable expertise in our treatment areas. Thus, we are elated with the newest addition, Dr. Timothy Kavic, joining us as our Medical Director. Specializing in general surgery for infections diseases and wounds, thrombophlebitis varicose vein excision, destruction of skin debridement of burns and peripheral vascular disease phlebitis (PAD and PVD). His aptitude for diagnosing and treating varicose veins with minimally-invasive interventional procedures is truly unparalleled.  

Dr. Kavic has many decades of experience as a General Surgeon. He began practicing medicine in 1982 as an Associate in practice with Michael Kavic, his father.  From there, Dr. Kavic held positions at several hospitals across Western Pennsylvania and Minnesota, including his most recent position as the owner of a private practice in Clearfield, PA for 21 years. 

Dr. Kavic received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh and went on to Meharry Medical College (Nashville, TN) where he became an M.D. He completed his internship and residency at The Western Pennsylvania Hospital where he discovered his passion for wound care. Additional education includes a Masters Degree in Healthcare Policy and Management from Carnegie Mellon University (Pittsburgh, PA) and Advanced Laparoscopic Training in General Surgery from Moet Institute (San Francisco, CA).  

Dr. Kavic belongs to the American College of Surgeons and recently held a position on the Medical Executive Committee at Clearfield Hospital. He also has years of experience guest lecturing for HIPAA Compliance for Physicians and Healthcare Providers at St. Elizabeth Hospital (Youngstown, OH), Value Health Pho (Monongahela, PA), UPMC, Passavant Hospital (Pittsburgh, PA), and also conducted small business leaders lectures titled “Employers and HIPAA,” and for the SMA Business Alliance (Pittsburgh, PA). Dr. Kavic was an adjunct professor in Occupational Therapy at Duquesne University from 1997-1999. 

Board Certifications

American College of Phlebology


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