At Desert Vein & Vascular Institute we look after your best interests, make your care more accessible, and resolve your vein problem with the best possible outcome. For us, this includes making it easy for you to get informed, stay aware, be prepared, and be supported in your quest to get relief and get back to living your life.
Need an answer? Looking for a new-patient form or other document? Please look below to find the resource you’re looking for, including dates for upcoming vein-screening events.
We understand you may have questions about varicose veins, treatment options, and what to expect. We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions to help!
Based on your answers, we would like to offer you a free vein screening to address your problems. Please use the form below and one of our vein specialists will be in touch.
If you are unsure whether you have coverage, please call our office at 1.800.VARICOSE. Procedures that are medically necessary with a diagnosis are often covered.
Coverage for varicose veins:
The VenaSeal™ procedure, ClosureFast™ Procedure, ambulatory microphlebectomy, and sclerotherapy procedures for varicose veins are covered by almost all plans.
Procedures for cosmetic purposes only are not typically covered by insurance.
Call us now to learn more or to schedule a complimentary evaluation: 1.800.VARICOSE or
If you’re visiting Desert Vein & Vascular Institute for the first time, please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment to allow time for registration. For your convenience, our Patient Forms are available for download below.
To assist the physician with your care, please bring bring the following to your first office visit:
You should expect to receive an ultrasound as well as a consultation with the doctor and be hydrated by drinking 6-8 glasses of water prior to your appointment.
Please notify us of any changes in name, address, telephone numbers, and insurance carriers as they occur, so we can keep your records current. We require all information be updated annually.
If you’re unable to keep a scheduled appointment, please notify us at your earliest convenience so that another patient can be seen during your previously appointed time.
At Desert Vein & Vascular Institute, we strive to make it easy to get advanced, effective care and solutions for vein disorders and for vascular issues. To provide you with the best treatment, we must gather important information about your medical history and current physical condition. We also need to keep your emergency contacts and insurance information up-to-date.
So we invite you to save time and maximize the convenience of your first DVVI visit by downloading these forms and bringing the completed paperwork with you for your first appointment. You can also download our other forms, notices, and policies that may pertain to you or your loved one:
If you prefer not to download the forms in advance, we ask that you arrive 15 minutes before your appointment to fill out the forms at the clinic.
Do you have a question? Visit our questions and answers page. If you don't know what to expect when you come to your first appointment. Call to learn more about your first appointment.
Call us now for more information or to schedule your free consultation: 1-800-VARICOSE.
We welcome Canadian visitors to our practice and will gladly accommodate free vein screenings, consultations and procedure appointments during your stay. You may reserve your appointment at any of our locations by completing the form below or calling us directly at 1.800.VARICOSE.
We were proud to be the Presenting Sponsor of the 13th Annual Desert Woman's Show on February 22nd, 2020. We look forward to seeing you all at the 2021 event!
DVVI offers Free Vein Screening events at our Rancho Mirage location throughout the year.
Schedule your appointment by calling: