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

John Hlywak / CFO

  • More than 25 years’ executive experience, managing the growth and financial stability of major healthcare organizations
  • Expertise includes acquisitions, revenue development, market share growth, process improvement and efficiency enhancement as well as providing financial and operational information for key decision-making
  • As a senior leader in the company, John brings a strong finance background with in-depth knowledge of all aspects of financial reporting, strategic planning, regulatory environments, valuation and acquisition as well as funding sources and capital markets
  • Formerly: Executive Vice President/CFO at IntegraMed America; Senior Vice President/CFO at MedSource, as well as a partner at a large international accounting and consulting firm

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

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

Jennifer Church / Associate Vice President, Human Resources

  • More than 15 years of progressive leadership experience in Human Resources -Masters Degree in Industrial/ Organizational Pyschology
  • Strategic business partner dedicated to the achievement of CVR’s mission and vision
  • Committed to helping create an environment where CVR employees thrive and have the resources/ support they need to make a difference each & every day
  • Currently leads a creative, energetic, and trusted group of HR professionals inspired by the success of CVR’s team members