Dr. Polyxene (Polly) Kokinos is a ABMS Board Certified General And Vascular Surgeon with extensive training in the diagnosis and the treatment of vascular disease. Celebrating 25 years of service in San Jose as an independent community Doctor, Dr. Kokinos has spent her entire career DEDICATED to serving the South Bay Community as a Board Certified General and Vascular surgeon.
Her award winning South Bay Vascular Center and Vein Institute is the South Bay’s largest Vascular Surgery practice specializing in the treatment of vascular disease, including Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) Leg Swelling, the Treatment of Blood Clots (DVT’s), Varicose Veins and amputation prevention. Dr. Kokinos and her staff have performed over 20,000 Varicose Vein patients in the past 25 year while serving the South Bay Community and has worked at San Jose Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, O’Connor Hospital, Regional Hospital and Saint Louise Hospital. Dedicated to the community, Dr. Kokinos’ South Bay Vascular Center doesn’t just treat the symptoms of a problem: they find the “Why” so you have real solutions to living a healthy life.
If you or anyone you know suffers from any of the conditions listed above, or have had complications with cosmetic vein procedures, Dr. Kokinos is happy to discuss your treatment options. Call today to schedule an appointment at 408-376-3626 or visit us at our website at www.southbayvascular.com
South Bay Vascular Center and Vein Institute is Northern California’s #1 varicose vein treatment center and vein repair clinic. Our ABMS board certified vascular surgeons have performed more successful varicose vein procedures than any other physicians in the region and are the best trained vein specialists in the area. Every vascular surgeon at South Bay Vascular Center and Vein Institute has completed a board eligible fellowship training program in both general as well as vascular surgery and has been trained to both identify and to treat any level of venous disease.
Unlike interventional radiologists, interventional cardiologists, phlebologist’s and dermatologists who perform varicose vein procedures to supplement the income from their primary speciality, VASCULAR SURGEONS have spent their entire careers treating diseases of the circulatory system. They spend all their time diagnosing and treating any venous and/or arterial abnormalities. More importantly, when the problem is more than a simple cosmetic issue (most commonly experienced as leg swelling or aching) the vascular surgeons of South Bay Vascular Center are the ones to take care of it. They have the most advanced ultrasound testing facility, angiography suite and screening protocols in the entire region to help diagnose deeper systemic circulatory diseases such as DVT’s (blood clots) and iliac vein compression.
Many of the patients who visit our clinic find us after their vein treatments at other “Vein Speciality” clinics fail to help them achieve their desired outcomes. Unfortunately, many of these same patients tell us they were led to believe that varicose vein surgery is a relatively easy procedure and can be performed by any level of licensed physician after a basic course in cosmetic vein treatment modalities.
Having served the South Bay for over 20 years, Dr. Kokinos and the staff of South Bay Vascular Center and Vein Institute have performed over 20,000 successful Varicose vein procedures. In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Kokinos is recognized nationally as an expert in the treatment of varicose veins, peripheral arterial disease, chronic limb ischemia and iliac vein compression. Together with her partner, Dr. Carlos E Pineda, Dr. Kokinos is proud to bring this level of care and experience to every one of her patients and is honored to be entrusted with the care and treatment of them.
Understand your treatment options. Ask your “Vein Specialist” about what happens if you have a complication with your procedure. Ask your provider if they have “Admitting privileges” at the local hospital in the event something goes wrong during the procedure and what their plan is if their procedure fails. Most importantly, check the primary board speciality of your varicose vein “specialist”. If it isn’t vascular surgery, there is someone more qualified and better trained to perform the procedure.
Remember, these are your legs. You deserve the best..and you deserve to “Love Your Legs Again”.
CALL US AT SOUTH BAY VASCULAR CENTER AND VEIN INSTITUTE.