Lindy McHutchison


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Get to Know Dr. McHutchison

Lindy McHutchison, M.D., earned her medical degree from the Louisiana State University Medical Center in Shreveport, LA. She completed her OB/GYN residency at the University of Southern California Los Angeles County Hospital in Los Angeles, CA. After experiencing symptoms of vein disease for which she was treated, her interest in venous disease was ignited.  She re-trained with notable physicians in the vascular surgery field and became a leader in diagnosing and treating venous insufficiency syndromes.

Dr. McHutchison founded Carolina Vein Center. As part of Center for Vein Restoration since 2023, she provides the most advanced, convenient vein care while ensuring that her patients feel at home. 

A Word From Dr. McHutchison

“Lipedema sometimes gets confused with lymphedema… Lipedema is an adipose disorder in women affecting 1/10 of women in the US...Women are happy to learn that there is an explanation for something they suspected. I enjoy teaching women how to manage it.” – Dr. Lindy McHutchison

Dr. McHutchison's Credentials

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Medical degree, Louisiana State University Medical Center, Shreveport, LA
  • Residency, OB/GYN, University of Southern California, Los Angeles County Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
  • Fellowship, Venous and Lymphatic Medicine (Phlebology), Clinical Training and Observational; Vein Help Clinic & The Duke Vein Clinic
  • Diplomate, American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine
  • Expert Collaborator, Fat Disorder Research Society (FDRS)
  • Lipedema Consensus Group Member, Standard of Care for lipedema in the United States
  • Medical Director, Hackett Hemwall Patterson Foundation’s Honduras Vein Week
  • Venous insufficiency
  • Varicose veins
  • Lipedema
  • Radiofrequency and laser ablation
  • Ambulatory phlebectomy
  • Ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy
  • Varithena
  • English

More About Dr. McHutchison

Dr. McHutchison is a Diplomate of the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine. She is deeply committed to lipedema management, is part of the United States of America Lipedema Standard of Care Consensus Committee, and is an expert collaborator with the Fat Disorder Research Society (FDRS).

“I love helping my patients live their best life by improving their leg discomfort to better help give them a good leg to stand on. I cherish getting to know my patients and enjoy educating them on the “why” of their condition. By partnering with CVR, a national leader in vein care, I’ll be able to devote more time with patients and have time to satisfy my curious nature with research.” – Dr. Lindy McHutchison, lead physician, CVR locations in Durham and Pinehurst, North Carolina

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