Fellows of the ACP are recognized for their substantial commitment and contribution to phlebology.
South Portland, Maine (PRWEB) November 27, 2012
The American College of Phlebology (ACP) recently named Dr. Cindy Asbjornsen a Fellow, with the designation of “FACPh.”
Dr. Asbjornsen joins only 42 other ACP Fellows, including such pioneers in phlebology as Drs. Steven Elias, Helane Fronek, Robert Min, and Melvin Rosenblatt.
Fellows of the ACP are recognized for their substantial commitment and contribution to the specialty of phlebology, the medical field that is concerned with the study, diagnosis, and treatment of venous disease.
According to the ACP, commitment to phlebology is shown through publications, education, years of practice, leadership, volunteerism, and other qualities or behaviors that lead to the advancement of vein care. Fellows must be unanimously approved by the ACP Fellowship Committee and unanimously elected by the ACP Board of Directors.
Dr. Cindy Asbjornsen is the founder of the Maine Phlebology Association and the Vein Healthcare Center in Maine. Dr. Asbjornsen is certified by the American Board of Phlebology and cares for all levels of venous disease, including spider veins, varicose veins and venous stasis ulcers. She is also the Editorial Director of Vein Health News, Maine’s vein magazine for primary care physicians.