Meet Dr. Dietzek

Charles L. Dietzek, D.O., FACOS

Dr. Charles L. Dietzek is a board certified Vascular Surgeon practicing since 1989. He was a faculty member and the Chief of Vascular Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-School of Osteopathic Medicine (UMDNJ-SOM) until July 2005. In August 2005, he founded the Vein & Vascular Institute. He remains a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery volunteer faculty at RowanSOM.

Dr. Dietzek has been named numerous times a “Top Doc” in both South Jersey Magazine and SJ Magazine. He has also been a “Top physician for Women” repeatedly. He has been featured on health segments on ABC6, NBC10 and national news programs. Total Vein Care, a national physician training course, was Co–Directed by Dr. Dietzek where he has . . .

Latest Blog Posts

DVT, Pulmonary Embolisms, and Your Life at Risk

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Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, is a serious health condition that could put your life at risk without prompt treatment. Unfortunately, these deep blood clots and their complications could happen to anyone, at any time, and with very little warning. Only by watching for the key symptoms and reporting them to your vein specialist can ...Read More

How Birth Control Makes Your Leg Veins Worse

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Hormonal birth control can assist in family planning, control your menstrual cycle, and even help you manage painful conditions, like polycystic ovarian syndrome and endometriosis. Despite those benefits, you have to weigh the risks, large and small, before choosing your ideal type of birth control. Otherwise, you could get caught off-guard by the side effects, ...Read More

Newly Pregnant? Here’s How Your Veins Will Be Affected in Coming Months

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If you're newly pregnant and noticing swollen, purplish veins near your skin's surface, you're definitely not alone. Known as varicose veins, many women notice these bulgy, sometimes "squiggly"-looking veins appear during pregnancy. It's a common experience; up to 70 percent of pregnant women are thought to develop varicose veins in their legs, and up to 10 percent experience ...Read More

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