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

The Relationship Between Cycling and Varicose Veins

Don’t put the brakes on your bike rides just because of a few reports of long-distance cyclists developing varicose veins. Quite the contrary — biking is good for your legs. If you have varicose veins, you’ve probably been told to exercise. Exercising stimulates the calf muscles and keeps the blood flowing in the right direction. Read More
  • Posted on Oct 11, 2019
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Should I Try Natural Treatments for Breast Veins?

Many women experience visible, blue veins on their breasts — but these veins can be treated just as effectively as varicose veins in the legs.  Noticeable blue veins don’t crop up only on the legs and ankles. For some women, enlarged, visible veins appear on their breasts. Although rarely a sign of an underlying serious Read More
  • Posted on Sep 24, 2019
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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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