Welcome Diana Wilsher, DO, DABVLM

Written By Center for Vein Restoration
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Center for Vein Restoration (CVR) is thrilled to welcome vein specialist Diana Wilsher, DO, DABVLM, to our Canton, Michigan location. Dr. Wilsher is a devoted, hard-working, and compassionate physician with eight years of experience in diagnosing and treating venous and lymphatic disease and family medicine.

She is board-certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians and a Diplomate of the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine.

Dr. Wilsher has a long-standing history of successful outcomes, high patient satisfaction rates, and excellent communication skills. As a devoted patient advocate, she approaches each patient as a whole person, considering their entire well-being.

“I approach the patient as a whole person, not just the issue that brought them to see me. I ask questions, listen intently, and communicate my findings and recommendations thoroughly with both the patient and the referring physician."

Dr. Wilsher’s Credentials

Dr. Wilsher earned her medical degree as a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA. In addition, she completed an internship and residency in Family Practice at Garden City Hospital, Garden City, MI. She also achieved a Master of Arts degree in Philosophy, at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy at the University of Michigan, Dearborn, MI.

Dr. Wilshire has achieved Diplomate status with the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine (ABVLM).

Dr. Wilsher’s Specialties

Dr. Wilsher began her career as a family medicine practitioner and is now dedicated exclusively to treating venous and lymphatic disorders, including varicose veins, chronic venous insufficiency, venous leg ulcers, and other disorders of venous, lymphatic, and mixed origin. She specializes in:

Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) is a condition in which the tiny valves in the legs weaken or become damaged, allowing blood to collect in lower vessels. The result can be swelling, unsightly or painful varicose veins, itching, and skin changes.

This condition is marked by swelling caused by excess fluid collecting in the arms or legs. CVR vein doctors evaluate for superficial venous insufficiency, which is the most common cause of lymphedema.

In both procedures, a thin catheter is gently inserted into the vein through the skin through which heat is emitted, closing the affected vein. The closed vein is reabsorbed into the body, and the blood finds a new path through healthier veins.

During this minor office-based procedure, a bulging, twisted, superficial vein is removed from the leg. The tiny incisions are covered with a band-aid, and the patient can return to regular activity immediately.

A needle is placed into the damaged vein via ultrasonography guidance. Then, medicine called a sclerosant is injected into the vein, resulting in the closure of the damaged vein. Blood naturally reroutes to healthier veins.

Varithena is the trade name for polidocanol injectable foam, the sclerosing agent used to treat varicose veins. The agent collapses the damaged vein, forcing the blood to reroute to healthier veins.

More About Dr. Wilsher

In addition to being technically adept and efficient, Dr. Wilsher enjoys an excellent rapport with her patients. She listens intently to her patient’s concerns and takes the time necessary to communicate her findings and recommendations thoroughly. Dr. Wilsher is equally communicative with referring providers and prides herself on working as a team on behalf of the mutual patient.

How to Schedule an Appointment with Dr. Wilsher

Call 1-800-FIX-LEGS or visit centerforvein.com for more information.

Location

2200 N. Canton Center Road, #200

Canton, MI 48187


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