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.

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.

Mimi Le R.N., BScN

Joined the ALC in 2007. Mimi has an educational background in nursing, and aesthetics. She uses her wealth of knowledge in every component of the facility. Her meticulous hands-on skills have given her the ability to perform laser treatments and sclerotherapy. Her experiences and benefit of working side by side with the doctors and nurses in the clinic have provided her the knowledge to assess skin and treat spider veins.

Renee Araszewki R.N., BScN

Joined the ALC in 2018. Renee specializes in leg vein injections. She has over 20 years nursing experience in critical care and angiography. Renee currently works part-time at Lion’s Gate Hospital. Her easy-going attitude and kind manner make visits with her a breeze!