MD, FACS, RVT
About Chris Meyer
Dr. Christopher Meyer is a graduate (Summa Cum Laude) of the University of Notre Dame, and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Following medical school, Dr. Meyer completed his surgical residency at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, and moved to Central Florida in 2004, where he has been dedicated to providing state-of-the-art care in General and Vascular Surgery in Orlando, FL.
During his training in Vascular Surgery, Dr. Meyer realized that patients with venous disease were being ignored by the medical community. Although patients suffered from pain related to varicose veins and venous disease, they were told that its treatment was merely cosmetic, and not a medical issue. As a result, Dr. Meyer started Florida Vein Care Specialists in order to service the vascular health needs of patients in Florida. Dr. Meyer is dedicated to the care and cure of venous disease ranging from varicose veins, chronic swelling, venous ulcers, and spider veins.
To cure these conditions, he uses cutting edge, minimally invasive medical procedures. These include Endovenous Laser Therapy (EVLT), Phlebectomies (vein removal), Sclerotherapy, and the VeinGogh Ohmic Thermolysis System.
Dr. Meyer is also the founder of the Vein Academy that trains physicians from all over the world on both the EVLT and Radio Frequency procedures for varicose veins. The Vein Academy is located in Winter Park, Florida. See www.Vein-Academy.com.
About Jared Reiss
Jared Reiss, PA-C has a wealth of experience caring for patients over the last twenty one years. He has been a nationally certified Physician Assistant since 1995. He is a skilled educator of patients as well as colleagues. Jared is an expert in the diagnosis and management of venous disease. Jared provides treatments in Orlando and our other 8 offices, as does Dr. Meyer. Together, they ensure our patients receive the education and personal care they are looking for.
In addition, Jared came to Florida Vein Care Specialists after spending many years in other specialties, which has allowed him to provide our patients even further insight into their care. He has helped teach injection workshops around the country at the American Academy of Physician Assistant National Conferences every year for the last twelve years. He is a proven healthcare provider. Jared is an integral part of our team.
About Christina Herrero
Christina Herrero is originally from Missouri where she got Nursing degree at Concord Career College. Christina has an extensive background in vascular medicine. She is highly skilled at ultrasound technology, Vein Gogh Spider Vein Laser, and Sclerotherapy (vein injections) for leg veins. In addition to Christina’s medical background, she is also a licensed Esthetician and has a passion for helping women look and feel beautiful.
Ms. Herrero has helped create Spider Vein Experts in Central Florida so that she can use both her medical and aesthetic skills to help women achieve more beautiful legs. Christina will use the best combination of techniques and technology to make sure that your legs are vein free and looking great. She loves the beach and loves living in Central Florida.
About Raul Leoni
Raul Leoni – Nurse Practitioner is originally from Ohio but moved to Central Florida in 2015. He has extensive experience in Family Practice medicine as well as Vascular Medicine. He has a master’s degree as a nurse practitioner from Case West Reserve University and undergraduate from Kent State both in Ohio.
He has a keen interest in lower extremity vascular issues and works to eliminate both spider and varicose veins in patients by way of lasers and radio frequency procedures. He is a big sports fan and at one time played professional baseball.
About Jorge Ballesteros
Jorge G. Ballesteros is an accomplish health care provider who initially obtained his degree of doctor in medicine from The Lviv State Medical Institute, Ukraine. He practiced as a general physician and surgeon in a number of Colombian hospitals for more than 10 years. Later he was admitted at The University of Michigan and obtained his Master Degree in Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health.
In 2001 he returned to the United States to continue his studies and was admitted at The Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences where he was granted the degree of Master of Physician Assistant Studies after several clinical rotations in New Hampshire and Massachusetts hospitals. Jorge Ballesteros PA has much experience in vascular medicine and speaks fluent Spanish. He spends most of his time in our East Orlando office.