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We only have 2 types of blood vessels in our body. Arteries and veins. Our circulatory system is a closed loop.
Sep 18th, 2018

Ask The Professional

Ask The Professional October 5, 2017 | Michael Nellestein, MD Dr. Nellestein answers some of your most pressing questions.
Oct 5th, 2017

Do You Know the Signs of Deep Vein Thrombosis?

Blood Clots Originate From the Deep Vein March is National Blood Clot Awareness Month and it’s the perfect time to consider the deep vein, the origination of a blood clot, and learn the signs of deep vein thrombosis.
Mar 28th, 2017

Grand Opening in St. Joseph

The Nellestein Vein Institute was pleased to host a Grand Opening ceremony at our new office in Saint Joseph.
Nov 9th, 2016

The NVI Featured in News-Press Now

The Nellestein Vein Institute is now open! Dr. Michael Nellestein has been a member of the St. Joseph community for over two decades and the NVI offers the highest quality of treatment for varicose and spider veins.
Nov 1st, 2016

Timing Your Treatment

Many patients are burdened by the appearance of their varicose veins during the warm summer months when the weather calls for shorts and swimsuits. But, for many people, varicose veins are more than just a cosmetic problem.
Aug 12th, 2016