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Do you have tired, achy, heavy, or swollen legs? Don’t let your legs stop you from doing what you love!

  • Tired
  • Achy
  • Heavy
  • Swelling
  • Restless
  • Cramps
  • Numbness
  • Tingling
  • Itching
  • Burning
  • Varicose Veins
  • Broken Veins
  • Skin Changes
  • Ulcers
  • Sores

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“Dr. Hershman is one of the most caring physicians I have ever worked with over the years. She takes the time to know your medical concerns as well as you as a person. She is extremely knowledgeable, nonjudgmental, patient, and sincere. I left a practice to maintain Dr. Hershman as my vascular physician. Hands down – she is the best!”


Your Pinehurst Vein Clinic
Vascular Institute of the Pines

Leah Hershman, D.O.

Dr. Hershman is a board certified, fellowship trained vascular surgeon from Tennessee with over 14 years of experience. She graduated in the top ten percent of her medical school class, completed her general surgery residency at Detroit Medical Center and her vascular surgery fellowship at the prestigious Arizona Heart Hospital, known as one of the best vascular and endovascular training centers in the United States. Dr. Hershman prides herself in excellent patient satisfaction with establishing a personal relationship with each patient as well as balancing that with timeliness at each encounter. She, her husband, Curtis, and their son Brysten reside in Southern Pines, NC. She enjoys time with her family and their Great Dane, Maverick, church, traveling, and all types of sports.

Dr. Hershman is Board Certified through The American Osteopathic Board of Surgery, a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation, and a member of the American Vein & Lymphatic Society.

What is Venous Insufficiency?

When leg veins are healthy they allow blood to flow from the legs back toward the heart. Small valves inside the veins open and close like doors to help control the flow and pressure. Venous Insufficiency is a progressive disease of the valves in the veins of the leg. These valves regulate blood flow back to the heart. When they are sick blood pools in the legs causing many symptoms some of which include pain, swelling, fatigue, and restless legs.

What can VIP do to treat your Venous Insufficiency?

ClosureFast Radiofrequency Ablation

VIP uses ClosureFast radiofrequency ablation for the treatment of superficial varicose veins and Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI). The ClosureFast procedure is a minimally invasive ablation treatment that utilizes radiofrequency (RF) energy to provide uniform heat to contract the collagen in the vein walls, causing them to collapse and seal. Once the diseased vein is closed, your blood will re-route itself to your deep vein system. ClosureFast is a trademark of the Medtronic company.

ClosureFast RFA System
ClosureFast Radiofrequency Ablation


Sclerotherapy is a non-invasive, procedure that treats spider veins and varicose veins using a mild chemical solution, known as a sclerosant. VIP uses state of the art ultrasound guidance to inject the affected veins.

Ambulatory Phlebectomy

An ambulatory phlebectomy is a procedure performed in the comfort of our office in which your physician uses small, slit-like incisions in the skin in order to remove superficial bulging veins. Patients are able to walk immediately after the procedure and continue with normal activities.

Conservative Therapy

Conservative therapy treatment options include leg elevation, exercise, external compression, medical therapy, and weight loss. Conservative therapy is commonly the start of your varicose vein treatment that will be documented in your medical record prior to other treatment options.

Cosmetic Sclerotherapy

While similar to Sclerotherapy, Cosmetic Sclerotherapy concentrates on the visible superficial spider veins. VIP is pleased to help you accomplish your aesthetic needs in the comfort of our office.

Diagnostic Ultrasound

VIP takes excellence in strides and provides you with only the best state of the art technology and equipment. Our ultrasound machine and Registered Vascular Technologist are here to accommodate all vascular ultrasound procedures including Superficial and Deep Vein Studies, Arterial Studies, Procedural Ultrasound Guidance and more.

Before and After Venous Ablation Procedures

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Don’t allow your vascular conditions to progress!
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Located in the heart of Pinehurst
in the Heather Glen division.

6 Regional Drive, Ste C Pinehurst, NC 28374

Office Hours: Monday to Friday | 8am to 5pm

Phone: 910-338-3381 | Fax: 910-226-0197

At the Vascular Institute of the Pines, we’re committed to providing you with exceptional care in a comfortable and friendly environment. Whether you’re seeking consultation or need answers to your questions, we’re here to support you.

Your privacy and trust are paramount to us; rest assured, your contact information is kept confidential and will never be shared with third parties. Reach out to us today to schedule your appointment or to learn more about the services we offer. We’re dedicated to ensuring that each interaction with our office is seamless and reassuring.

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