Get to Know Dr. Featherston
Mark Featherston, MD, DABVLM, joined Center for Vein Restoration (CVR) through a partnership with Carolina Vein Specialists, with locations in Greensboro and Winston-Salem, North Carolina. By joining these practices, patients experiencing venous insufficiency (vein disease) symptoms are better served. These symptoms include leg pain, swelling, achiness, restless legs, slow-healing wounds of the lower leg, and bulging varicose veins.
After practicing primary care medicine in Greensboro for ten years, Dr. Featherston focused on specializing in vein care. He completed a fellowship in phlebology (vein disease) and later became a regional medical director in the field. His responsibilities included training and supervising physicians, nurses, and ultra-sonographers in the latest techniques for diagnosing and treating vein disease.
Dr. Featherston was in the first class of physicians to pass the certification exam offered by the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine (ABVLM). The ABVLM was established to maintain the highest standards to improve the quality of patient care related to the treatment of vein disease.
Dr. Featherston's Credentials
- American Board of Family Medicine
- American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Disease (DABVLM)
- Medical degree, Duke University School of Medicine
- Residency, Family Medicine, Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital (Affiliate of the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Medicine)
- Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude honor graduate, Duke University
- Diplomate of the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Disease
- American College of Phlebology
- American Academy of Family Physicians
- North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians
- Greater Greensboro Society of Medicine
More About Dr. Featherston
A lifelong North Carolina resident, Dr. Featherston demonstrates his deep commitment to the community by having served in several capacities as an emergency room, urgent care, and primary care physician. He shared his depth of medical knowledge and experience with medical students by serving as an instructor in the Medicine Residency Program at Moses Cone Family and the Physician Assistant Program at Wake Forest University. He was also an instructor of Clinical Phlebology (a branch of medicine concerned with the veins).
Dr. Featherston is an avid golfer and water sports enthusiast. He enjoys travel and is actively involved in the church along with his family.