About the Center for Vein Restoration in Fairbanks, Alaska

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Fairbanks, Alaska

1626 30th Avenue, Suite 203

Fairbanks, AK 99701

About the Center for Vein Restoration in Fairbanks, Alaska

The Center for Vein Restoration location in Fairbanks, Alaska is one of our two centers in the state. Dr. Don Ives, an experienced vein doctor at our Fairbanks vein center, works with a dedicated team to provide affordable, comprehensive, and state-of-the-art vascular care to those with venous disorders, varicose veins, and spider veins.

At our vein clinic in Fairbanks, Alaska, your treatment will begin with a thorough examination of your veins. After your initial examination, you’ll receive a diagnosis and effective treatment recommendations, such as sclerotherapy, laser ablation, radiofrequency ablation, and ambulatory phlebectomy. These safe, effective procedures are performed in the office and don’t require anesthesia. You can return to your daily activities within mere hours. Our staff will work with you to establish a post-op care plan to ensure your recovery is as smooth as possible.

Accessible from 30th Avenue and easily reached from Parks Highway, Center for Vein Restoration in Fairbanks, Alaska, is conveniently located at 1626 30th Avenue, Suite 203.

About Our Location in Fairbanks, Alaska

Fairbanks, Alaska, is located at 65 degrees north latitude. This affords its residents the luxury of experiencing the Aurora Season, an ideal time to see the aurora borealis and the Midnight Sun Season, providing an impressive 24 hours of sunlight for 70 days. Fairbanks hosts the Midnight Sun Baseball Game, the Midnight Sun 10K Run, and the Midnight Sun Festival during the Midnight Sun Season.

With the Chena River running through its heart and several museums, shops, and restaurants, downtown Fairbanks is a beautiful and bustling place. Downtown Fairbanks is home to the Fairbanks Children’s Museum, which offers many interactive exhibits, the Fairbanks Ice Museum, and the Museum of the North.

Meet Dr. Ives

Dr. Don Ives, MD, DABVLM, RPVI, RVT, has clinics at vein centers in Fairbanks and Anchorage, Alaska. As a specialist in venous insufficiency, phlebology, vascular surgery, spider veins, and varicose veins, Dr. Ives offers patients high-quality care. Dr. Ives is also a member of the Alaska Academy of Family Practice, the American Academy of Family Practice, and the American Venous and Lymphatic Society.

A graduate of Westmont College, Dr. Ives attended medical school at the University of North Carolina - School of Medicine. While there, he received the UNC - School of Medicine Dameron Award due to his commitment to practicing primary care in underserved areas. After his graduation from UNC - School of Medicine, Dr. Ives worked at Boise Family Practice Medical Center, where he completed an internship, residency, and fellowship.

Serving the Alaskan community since 1993, Dr. Ives has worked at the Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center, been a physician sponsor for Warbelow’s Air Medevac Service, and served as the medical director of the Tanana Valley Clinic Community Health Aide Training Program.

In 2007, Dr. Ives established the Laser Vein Center of Alaska after realizing how important vein health was to patients' overall well-being. He improved many patients’ health and quality of life while working at Laser Vein Center of Alaska and, in 2019, partnered with the Center for Vein Restoration to continue helping those with vein disease.

“It gives me great pleasure to take care of people’s pain, to make their lives better, to make them healthier because they can exercise,” Dr. Ives says. “People will say, ‘My legs feel so much better, I have my life back.’ That, to me, is very gratifying.”


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