Priya Thirumlai


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Get to Know Dr. Thirumlai

Born in Queens, New York, and raised in New Jersey, Priya Thirumlai, MD, is a distinguished vein specialist with 20+ years of experience with ultrasound-guided venous access. She is board-certified by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is affiliated with the Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross, Georgia.

Dr. Thirumlai earned her medical degree from Sri Devraj Urs Medical College in India before completing her general surgery internship at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. She pursued her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Maryland Medical Center's R Adams Crowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, MD.

Dr. Thirumlai's commitment to excellence has been recognized with awards such as the St. Vincent's "Angel Award," bestowed upon her for exceptional care, and the HCA Healthcare Distinction Award, presented to only four graduating United States residents per year across all medical specialties. She has also been recognized as a Top Docs Award recipient—an honor bestowed by her peers in Easton, Maryland. 

A Word From Dr. Thirumlai

“Think back to your family. Did they have varicose veins, spider veins, skin discoloration, or leg ulcers? If so, there is definitely a hereditary factor as a cause for your venous insufficiency.” – Dr. Priya Thirumlai

Dr. Thirumlai's Credentials

  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Medical degree, intensive 7-year program, Bangalore University, India
  • Internship, General Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY
  • Residency, OB/GYN, University of Maryland Medical Center’s R Adams Crowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, MD
  • Mayo Clinic Health System
  • American Vein & Lympthatic Society
  • Phlebology
  • Spider Veins
  • Varicose Veins
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Pelvic Vein Congestion
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012 & 2014)
  • Resident Teaching Award, University Of Maryland
  • Top Doctors 2021, Arlington Magazine
  • HCA Healthcare Distinction Award
  • St. Vincents "Angel Award"
  • English
  • Tamil
  • Kannada

More About Dr. Thirumlai

After earning her medical degree in an intensive 7-year program at Bangalore University, India, Dr. Priya Thirumlai completed a general surgery internship at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, where she trained under world-renowned vascular surgeons and led the department’s wound care clinic. She then completed an OB-GYN residency at the prestigious University of Maryland Medical Center’s R Adams Crowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, MD.

Dr. Thirumlai’s vast surgical experience includes ultrasound-guided amniocenteses and venous access, laparoscopic and open abdominal procedures, as well as ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy, micro-stab phlebectomy, tumescent, and non-tumescent ablative procedures.

An experienced educator having won the Teaching Award three years in a row during residency, Dr. Thirumlai now teaches venous disease to residents in the Dermatology Department at Howard University Hospital, Washington DC. She is currently on the board at PRIMUS Pharmaceuticals and the Sclerotherapy Program at Center for Vein Restoration. Dr. Thirumlai is also one of the lead physicians at Center for Vascular Medicine, where she runs the Pelvic Vein and Peripheral Arterial Disease Clinic.

Dr. Thirumlai is the proud recipient of the HCA Healthcare Distinction Award, recognizing the commitment and caring that goes beyond everyday acts of kindness and inspiring colleagues.

Recently, Dr. Thirumlai recently published a case study on Varithena, an optimal treatment choice for a patient with tortuosity and skin changes.

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