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Our Minimally Invasive Varicose Vein Treatments

Our doctors spend time with each patient during a consultation to develop a customized plan based on our minimally invasive treatment options. With thousands of successful varicose vein treatments, you can count on our board-certified team.

Arterial Disease Specialists with Decades of Experience

Don’t let arterial disease stop you from doing what you love. As one of the top vascular groups in the East Bay, we use the latest technology to help you get out of pain and back to life faster. Our on-site vascular lab makes appointments even easier.

Michael Ingegno, MD
Michael Ingegno, MD
Board Certified Vascular Surgeon
Michael Ingegno, MD, is an experienced, board-certified vascular surgeon. He currently serves the East Bay community at Vascular Surgery Medical Group in San Leandro and San Ramon, California.

Dr. Ingegno graduated with his bachelor’s degree in biology from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He received his medical degree from the SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University in Brooklyn, New York City.

After graduating, Dr. Ingegno completed both an internship and residency in general surgery at the University of California Irvine in Irvine, California. He completed a fellowship in vascular surgery at the University of Florida’s Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida.

Currently, Dr. Ingegno is the Vice Chairman of Surgery at Eden hospital and the Medical Director of the Endovascular Suite and Noninvasive Vascular Laboratory at Vascular Surgery Medical Group. Previously, Dr. Ingegno served as Chief of Staff at San Leandro Hospital.

Dr. Ingegno has also held numerous other leadership roles throughout his extensive medical career. Past positions include Vice Chief of Staff and Chairman of the Department of Surgery at San Leandro Hospital as well as President of the Northern California Vascular Society.

His professional memberships include the American College of Surgeons, the Society for Vascular Surgery, the American College of Phlebology, the Society for Vascular Technology, the Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association, the East Bay Surgical Society, the San Francisco Surgical Society, and the Northern California Vascular Society.

Varinder Phangureh, MD
Varinder Phangureh, MD
Board Certified Vascular Surgeon

Varinder S. Phangureh, MD, RPVI, is one of the board-certified vascular and endovascular surgeons on the team at Vascular Surgery Medical Group. Dr. Phangureh sees patients at both of the practice’s state-of-the-art offices located in San Leandro and San Ramon, California.

Dr. Phangureh began his undergraduate career at the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley), where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts with honors in molecular environmental biology. After graduating from UC Berkeley, he went on to earn his Doctor of Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, located in The Bronx, New York.

Following his formal education, Dr. Phangureh was accepted into a competitive residency program in integrative vascular surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan. While there, he honed his skills as a vascular surgeon by working with some of New York’s most esteemed physicians.

Dr. Phangureh maintains active memberships with the American College of Surgeons, the Society for Vascular Surgery, the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, and the Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society. He is devoted to staying current on advancements in his field so that he can help his patients achieve optimal health outcomes.

Lamont Paxton, MD
Lamont Paxton, MD
Board Certified Vascular Surgeon
A board-certified surgeon and registered vascular technologist, Dr. Paxton performed his vascular surgery fellowship at the Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in La Jolla, California. He obtained his M.D. at the George Washington University School of Medicine and completed his surgical residency at the University of California at San Diego. Dr. Paxton received the Chairman’s Prize for Outstanding Achievement as a resident.

Dr. Paxton is past Chairman of the Department of Surgery and Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery at Eden Medical Center. Dr. Paxton is past president of the Northern California Vascular Society, the East Bay Surgical Society, the Alameda-Contra Costa County Medical Association and the San Francisco Surgical Society. He is a member of the Western Vascular Society, the Pacific Coast Surgical Society and the Society for Vascular Surgery.

Roberty Gingery, MD
Roberty Gingery, MD
Board Certified Vascular Surgeon
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Abid Mogannam, MD
Abid Mogannam, MD
Board Certified Vascular Surgeon
Abid C. Mogannam MD, MBA, RPVI is a Vascular Surgeon at the Vascular Surgery Medical Group. Dr. Mogannam cares for patients across the spectrum of vascular disease and performs open and minimally invasive endovascular procedures to treat both arterial and venous disorders. Dr. Mogannam practices at offices located in San Leandro and San Ramon.

Dr. Mogannam completed his undergraduate studies at Santa Clara University with honors. While he completed a Combined Sciences major and Spanish minor, he performed basic science research on cellular membranes and published his work in the Journal of Chemical Education. He went on to complete his medical degree at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. Dr. Mogannam holds a Masters Degree in Business Administration from The Paul Merage School of Business at UC Irvine. This was completed concurrently with his medical degree and focused on healthcare policy and economics.

Dr. Mogannam matriculated to the General Surgery Residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda California. During this time period, Dr. Mogannam performed clinical research and published institutional retrospective reviews of anterior retroperitoneal spine exposure and major vascular reconstruction in the setting of oncologic resection in JAMA Surgery and Annals of Vascular Surgery. After completing General Surgery Residency, Dr. Mogannam completed fellowship training at the University of California, San Diego in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. During this time period, Dr. Mogannam trained to perform the most up to date endovascular techniques. He published a multi institutional retrospective review of treatment of endoleaks in the Journal of Vascular Surgery and presented his work at regional and national meetings.

Dr. Mogannam maintains active memberships in the Society for Vascular Surgery, American College of Surgeons, and the Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association. Dr. Mogannam believes in creating individualized treatment plans that will provide the best possible outcome for his patients.

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