Our Vascular Specialists

Dr. Michael Martin BMsc, M.D., FRCPC

Joined the ALC in 2003, Dr. Martin is an Interventional Radiologist and performs the Endovenous Laser Treatment (EVLT TM) as a replacement for surgery in patients with large varicose veins. He also works full time at St. Paul’s Hospital.

Roxanne Hallgren R.N. BScN

Joined the ALC in 1996, Roxanne founded the successful Vancouver Vein Clinic ltd. in 1989. She has travelled the world to train with the best physicians in Phlebology. She has published articles, featured on CBC news hour and has presented at the Canadian and American Society of Phlebology meetings. She has instructed many physicians and nurses in assessment and treatment of spider and varicose veins.

Karen Thomson R.N.

Joined the ALC in 2000, Karen has a 30 year background in critical care and angiography. She has performed hundreds of EVLT’s with Dr. Martin and still works part time at UBC. She also assesses patients for the treatment of spider and varicose veins.