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

Does Tanning or Spray Tanning Make Spider Veins Worse?

While it's absolutely true that tanning may decrease the visibility of spider veins for the short-term, it is absolutely not a long-term solution - especially when you consider that you're doing all sorts of damage to your skin by exposing it to ultraviolet rays.  Thankfully, there are effective treatments for spider veins available to you Read More
  • Posted on Sep 20, 2020
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Can Varicose Veins Cause Weight Gain?

Can Varicose Veins Cause Weight Gain
According to the experts at the Mayo Clinic, varicose veins are twisted, enlarged veins that most commonly appear on someone's legs. This is due in large part to the fact that standing and walking upright increases the pressure in the veins at these points of the body, thus making the condition more likely to occur Read More
  • Posted on Sep 10, 2020
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The Link Between Birth Control, Blood Clots & DVT

birth control blood clots
The Story Behind Birth Control and Venous Insufficiency Does birth control increase the risk of venous insufficiency or deep vein thrombosis (DVT)? Empirical research shows that certain types of birth control, such as oral combined contraceptive pills (OCCPs), might put some women at a higher risk of developing venous problems, including blood clots and DVT. Read More
  • Posted on Aug 20, 2020
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