333 N. 1st Street
Boise, Idaho 83702
(208) 333-VEIN (8346)
Fax: (208) 345-1213
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Mon - Fri, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
VeinCare is dedicated to providing professional evaluation, consultation, and treatment to patients experiencing an altered quality of life due to varicose veins and their complications. All patients are cared for by specialist physicians who are board certified in the evaluation and treatment of vascular disease. A treatment plan will be designed for each individual, choosing from the complete spectrum of available, proven treatment options for eliminating varicose veins and spider veins.
Because of their education, experience, and specialty training, board certified vascular surgeons are the most qualified individuals to treat simple varicose vein problems and complex venous disorders.
There are many options for the treatment of varicose veins, depending on the underlying cause of the problem, the symptoms, and the goals of the patient. Often a patient requires a combination of different treatments to achieve satisfaction and a complete resolution of varicose vein symptoms.
New Patients / Appointments
We are accepting new patients. Please contact our office for referral or to make an appointment. (208) 345-6545
St. Luke's Clinics
St. Luke’s Clinics are an integrated network of highly skilled health care professionals in locations throughout our region.
Jeffrey J. Gilbertson, MD, FACS is board certified in vascular surgery and general surgery, and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He earned his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and his medical degree from the University of Minnesota. He trained in general surgery at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City and completed a fellowship in vascular surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire. Dr. Gilbertson is a member of the Idaho Medical Association, Ada Medical Society, Frederick A. Coller Surgical Society, Pacific Northwest Vascular Society, and the American Association for Vascular Surgery. He has been in private practice in Boise since 1991.
|Philippe A. Masser, MD earned his undergraduate degree from Williams College, in Williamstown, Massachusetts, and his medical degree from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He completed his general surgery training at the University of Washington in Seattle. He served four years as a general surgeon in the U.S. Naval Reserve before completing a fellowship in vascular surgery at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland. Dr. Masser joined Cardiothoracic & Vascular Associates in 1996.|
|Brian Matteson, MD, FACS earned his medical degree and his undergraduate degree in physiology from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. He completed his residency in general surgery at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque and his fellowship in vascular surgery at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. He completed a mini-fellowship in endovascular surgery and served as assistant professor of surgery at the University of New Mexico. Dr. Matteson has been with Cardiothoracic & Vascular Associates since 2005.|
|Michael J. Tullis, MD, FACS is board certified in vascular surgery and general surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin in Madison and earned his medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He completed his training in general surgery at the University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, and specialized in vascular surgery at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. Dr. Tullis served as an assistant professor of surgery at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, and is a member of the American Association of Vascular Surgery, International Society of Endovascular Specialists, Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society, Pacific Northwest Vascular Society, Idaho Medical Association, and Ada County Medical Society. Dr. Tullis joined Cardiothoracic and Vascular Associates in 2000.|
Scott Burnett, PA graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. He trained as a surgical technologist (CST) at Boise State University, and as a physician assistant at the University of Cornell Medical College in New York City. He is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants with Special Recognition in Surgery, and in 2009 was elected as an affiliate member of the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS).
We try to stay on time, as a courtesy to you and others. Since paperwork may take a few minutes, please arrive early. As emergencies do occur, there may be occasions when your appointment time will be delayed. We will always try to keep you informed in the event of a delay, and will be happy to reschedule your appointment, if you prefer. We ask that you respect the appointment time we have reserved for you, and call 24 hours ahead to cancel or change appointments so that others may be helped during that time.
Communication with your provider is extremely important. It may be helpful for you to write down questions for your doctor or nurse practitioner prior to your visit. Bring a list of medications and the dosages, or bring the bottles with you.
Make sure you understand any instructions you are given. If clarification is needed, review your instructions with the provider or medical assistant before you leave. If you aren’t doing well after your visit, we want to hear from you. Our goal is to improve your health.
To expedite your registration process, we have provided the forms below. Please download and complete them prior to your scheduled appointment time. Thank you.
We accept most insurance plans, including Medicare, in-state Medicaid, Tricare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and others.
We ask that you bring your insurance card with you to each visit and notify us of any changes in your address, phone number, or insurance information.
Talk with your provider at each visit to be sure your prescriptions are up to date. For refills, contact your pharmacy. Your pharmacy will then contact our office for verification and approval. For patient safety, narcotics cannot be refilled outside of office hours. Talk with your provider before your prescription runs out, and please allow 48 hours for refills.
Introduction to Varicose Vein Treatments