The American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine Announces Results of 2014 Certification Exam, Congratulates Dr. M. Albert Malvehy on Achievement of Diplomate Status

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Dr. Malvehy joins distinguished group of 675 diplomates within the United States and Canada.

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The American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine (ABVLM), formerly known as The American Board of Phlebology (ABPh) has recently completed its seventh exam cycle specializing in Venous & Lymphatic Medicine and utilizing the PearsonVue® testing centers in the United States and Canada.

With this class of diplomates, the ABVLM has now awarded diplomate status to 675 practitioners within the United States and Canada.

It is with great pride that we announce the addition of Dr. Malvehy to this group of diplomates. His certification with the American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine is a direct reflection of his skill, knowledge, and experience in providing quality patient care, and his continued commitment to the advancement of vein care. To become ABVLM certified is truly an accomplishment. Less than 1% of all vein care professionals in the U.S. and Canada have earned certification from the ABVLM.

To become an ABVLM diplomate, an applicant must complete the requisite training and experience qualifications, meet the continuing medical education requisites, and pass a stringent certification examination. Certification periods are ten years and maintenance is dependent on the ability of the diplomate to display competency in four areas of assessment: evidence of professional standing, evidence of commitment to lifelong-learning and periodic self-assessment, evidence of cognitive expertise, and evaluation of performance in practice.

Dr. Malvehy serves patients in the greater Miami area with offices in Miami Beach and Coral Gables. He offers the only dedicated, comprehensive vein practice in either Miami Beach or Coral Gables. Dr. Malvehy provides comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for spider veins, varicose veins and venous insufficiency. He offers customized treatment options for patients including laser vein treatment, sclerotherapy, VeinWave for facial veins and minimally invasive surgical options. All treatments are performed in-office with no downtime.

The American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine (http://www.ABVLM.org) is an independent, non-profit organization founded in 2007 (as the ABPh) for the purpose of certifying physicians who have met a defined standard of education, training and knowledge in the field of venous and lymphatic medicine. The American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine was established to:

1.    Improve the standards of medical practitioners and the quality of patient care related    
to the treatment of venous disorders and all aspects of venous disease;
2.    Serve the public and the medical profession by establishing initial and continuing    qualifications for certification and maintenance of certification as physician specialists in the practice of venous and lymphatic medicine;
3.    Examine physician candidates for certification and maintenance of certification in the practice of venous and lymphatic medicine;
4.    Establish educational standards for teaching and training programs in venous and lymphatic medicine;
5.    Award certifications in venous and lymphatic medicine to candidates who meet the established requirements; and
6.    Maintain a registry of individuals who hold certificates issued by the Board.
For more information, visit http://www.ABVLM.org.

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