Varicose Vein Treatment – Lake Wales, FL

About Our Physicians

Christopher Meyer, M.D. graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1995 and
attended medical school in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he stayed for his surgical training. He
is Board certified and a fellow in the American College of Surgeons. He practiced in the
Orlando area for five years before coming to Lake Wales in 2009.

He has advanced laparoscopic skills including laparoscopic colectomy, gastrectomy,
splenectomy, nissen fundoplication, and adrenalectomy.
His vascular practice includes
lower extremity bypass, carotid endarterectomy, aortic aneurysm repair, and dialysis
access. His thoracic practice includes minimally invasive lobectomy, minimally invasive
esophagectomy, thoracoscopic wedge resection, thoracoscopic decortication,
pleurodesis, mediastinoscopy, pacemaker insertion and pericardial windows.

In 2011, he opened the Florida Vein Care Center in Lake Wales to meet a need for
medical care in the community. At the Center, he performs in-office laser treatments to
reduce and eliminate painful varicose and spider veins.

Dr. Snehal Patel graduated from the SABA University School of Medicine, and completed his residency in General Surgery at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. He is board certified and a fellow in the American College of Surgeons and practiced in the Orlando area from 2006 until 2009, when he came to Lake Wales.

He has advanced laparoscopic skills including laparoscopic colectomy, gastrectomy, splenectomy, nissen fundoplication, and adrenalectomy. He prefers the laparoscopic approach to inguinal, femoral, and incisional hernias, appendectomies, lysis of adhesions, and all colon and small bowel resections. In his vascular practice, he focuses on lower extremity bypass, carotid endarterectomy, aortic aneurysm repair, and dialysis access. In his thoracic practice, he focuses on minimally invasive lobectomy, thoracoscopic wedge resection, thoracoscopic decortication, pleurodesis, mediastinoscopy, pacemaker insertion and pericardial windows.

At the Center, he performs in-office laser treatments to reduce and eliminate painful varicose and spider veins.