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 . . .

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Does Crossing Your Legs Cause Varicose Veins?

Like many other myths regarding varicose veins, crossing your legs is not the cause of this condition. Among the many misconceptions about varicose veins is the belief that crossing your legs causes the bulging, purple-colored cords along the legs. This myth is in part due to an incident in the late 1990s, when a company Read More
  • Posted on Sep 10, 2019
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Is Varicose Vein Treatment Painful?

Many varicose vein sufferers delay treatment because they believe the only cure for the painful condition is extensive surgery. While surgery may have been the only option decades ago, today’s minimally invasive varicose vein treatments require little or no anesthesia, are virtually painless, and allow patients to quickly return to their normal activities.Twenty years ago, Read More
  • Posted on Aug 22, 2019
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The Connection Between Circulation and Varicose Veins

When the circulatory system functions properly, blood flows freely, transporting needed oxygen and nutrients to tissues and organs. Unfortunately, certain conditions may cause poor circulation, resulting in symptoms that range from tingling sensations in the extremities to painful varicose veins.Issues Associated with Poor CirculationThere are a number of symptoms that can suggest poor circulation.Those include Read More
  • Posted on Aug 08, 2019
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