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 / Chief 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 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

Steve Davis / Vice President of Sales & Marketing

  • 28 years of experience and success in sales and marketing in the medical environment, including medical devices, diagnostics and pharmaceuticals
  • Led the US sales team at Vascular Insights for over a 3 1/2 years where they achieved tremendous success despite many reimbursement challenges
  • Expert in direct-to-physician sales in the vein health market
  • Has served in sales leadership and commercial business development roles throughout this career and has an impressive track record in not only exceeding revenue goals, but also building, maintaining and managing sales and marketing teams
  • Former Board Member of the American College of Phlebology Foundation (ACPF)

Wendy Walker / Vice President of Human Resources

  • 30 years of business management experience, with over 15 years focused as a leader in Human Resources
  • Has a proven track record for establishing an engaging employee culture and leading organizations through change
  • Formerly Vice President Human Resources, Alteon Health, Director of Human Resources, Emergency Medicine Associates and Director of Human Resources and Payroll at Coastal Sunbelt Produce
  • Strong background in corporate growth, mergers and acquisitions
  • Certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources by the Society for Human Resources Managers and the Human Resource Certification Institute
  • Awards include: 2015 Washington Post Top Workplaces(EMA), 2016 When Work Works(EMA), 2017 Glassdoor Top CEO(Jacqueline Pollock, EMA)

Deepak Nalli / Vice President of Revenue Cycle

  • At Center for Vein Restoration, provides leadership for all internal and stakeholders in the Revenue Cycle Management division
  • Between his various roles in the last decade, he has he has collected over $125M while improving overall team performance and sustaining growth
  • Holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Applications and has a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) in Finance
  • Has advanced knowledge and experience in technological innovation and revenue cycle management
  • Excels in various capacities in the US Health Care Arena