Dr. Sanjiv Lakhanpal / President & CEO

  • Founder of Center for Vein Restoration
  • Residency in Cardiovascular surgery from the University of Minnesota
  • Board Certified in General Surgery and Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
  • Former Director of Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery at Washington Adventist Hospital
  • Former Director of Cardiac Surgery at Prince George’s Hospital Center
  • Extensively published in the field of cardiovascular surgery, diagnosis, and management of venous insufficiency
  • National Spokesperson on Vein and Cardiovascular Care

Dr. Khanh Q. Nguyen / Corporate Medical Officer

  • Board Certified Physician (Re-certified in 2015)
  • Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation
  • Managing Partner Silver Spring Emergency Physicians – Holy Cross Hospital
  • Former Board Member Silver Spring Emergency Physicians
  • Extensive Training in Ultrasound, and Vascular Access
  • Nationally Published in the field of Venous Disease

Ken Abod / CFO

  • More than 30 years of executive experience leading and managing, high-growth, multi-entity innovative healthcare providers
  • Expertise with both public and private companies which have been active in the capital markets executing funded growth strategies, as well as corporate M&A transactions
  • Strong financial background and track record of track record of developing and re-engineering financial infrastructures that provide process improvement and operational efficiency to drive key decision making
  • Recognized as CFO of the Year by the Washington Business Journal in 2015 and is also a CPA
  • Formerly: Executive Vice President/CFO with MyEyeDr, SVP and Treasurer with Hanger, Inc., and SVP and Treasurer with Sunrise Senior Living, Inc.

Neil Collier / Chief Operating Officer

  • Over three decades of executive operations experience leading teams in innovative, high growth, healthcare, and retail industries
  • Growth champion that has contributed to successful expansions including developing 38 offices to 341 in less than 5 years
  • Graduate of the Dale Carnegie Management Class
  • Certified Facilitator of Diversity and Managing with Excellence

Bob Howell / Associate VP, Growth and Development

  • 25 Years of healthcare experience in the areas of community health, business development, physician relations, marketing, media and public relations
  • Currently leads a team of dynamic and professional community outreach health educators in order to educate community members about venous disease
  • An employee of Center for Vein Restoration since its inception in 2007, assisted in company growth from a single site entity to more than 30 sites by 2015
  • Former Director at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore, Inova Health System, Prince George’s Hospital
  • Membership with the American College of Phlebology and Metro Area Physician Services Association Former Board Member of Capitol Area Society of Health Care Planning & Marketing, and American Cancer Society