Virginia Vein Doctors

Virginia Locations

1500 North Beauregard Street, Suite 210
Alexandria, Virginia 22311

19450 Deerfield Avenue, Suite 150
Leesburg, Virginia 20176

8316 Arlington Blvd., Suite 515
Fairfax, VA 22031

Fair Oaks
3700 Joseph Siewick Drive, Suite 207
Fairfax, Virginia 22033

301 Park Hill Drive, Suite C
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401

8140 Ashton Avenue, Suite 216
Manassas, Virginia 20109

820 Greensboro Drive, Suite 210
McLean, Virginia, 22102

850A E. Main Street, Suite 208
Purcellville, Virginia, 20132

150 Elden Street, Suite 210
Herndon, Virginia 20170

1500 Breezeport Way, Suite 100
Suffolk, Virginia 23435

Virginia Beach
1800 Camelot Drive, Suite 400
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23454

2200 Opitz Boulevard, Suite 245
Woodbridge, Virginia 22191

Center for Vein Restoration in Virginia

Center for Vein Restoration serves Virginians from numerous offices in the state. Our conveniently located branches stretch along the eastern corridor of the state from Leesburg in the north to Virginia Beach in the south.

The Doctors Who Serve Virginia


Dr. Priya Thirumlai, FACS, studied medicine at Sri Devraj Urs Medical College in India. She did her General Surgical Residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York and completed an OB/GYN residency at the University of Maryland. 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 is a 2013 St. Vincent's Guardian Angel award winner — a patient-nominated award for great care going "above and beyond the standard." She is also an HCA Healthcare Distinction award winner and a Most Compassionate Doctor Award two-time winner. She is the lead physician in Center for Vein Restoration locations in the Washington, DC, area, including Alexandria, Virginia, and Easton, Maryland.


Dr. Seema Kumar, MPP, DABVLM, completed her graduate medical education at the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC). Dr. Kumar completed a fellowship in primary care at GUMC while obtaining a master's degree in Public Policy from Georgetown University School Public Policy Institute with a certificate in Health Services Research.

After relocating to Virginia in 1995, Dr. Kumar worked as an internist in Alexandria for many years. Her interest in venous insufficiency led her to further training and board certification in venous and lymphatic diseases. She has concentrated on venous disease since 2007. Dr. Kumar currently holds diplomate status from the American Vein & Lymphatic Society.

Manassas, Reston/Herndon

Dr. Michelle Nguyen, FACS, RPVI, received her medical training at the University of Virginia and completed her residency at Georgetown Medical Center. Dr. Nguyen specialized in obstetrics and gynecology and became an expert in ultrasonography at Georgetown Medical Center. Her expertise with ultrasound has benefited her patients by assessing and treating their venous insufficiency. Dr. Nguyen is particularly interested in treating venous ulcers, stasis dermatitis, sclerotherapy, and minimally invasive vein care and has performed over a thousand venous ablation procedures.


Lawrence Jay Markovitz, M.D., FACS, earned medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Completed residency in general surgery at Mount Sinai Medical Center and cardiothoracic surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Completed fellowships in Clinical Research & Adult and Pediatric Open-Heart Surgery. He is board-certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Dr. Markovitz has be recognized with multiple “Top-Doc” and “Top Surgeon” designations, including Washingtonian Magazine & Washington Consumers’ Checkbook. His participates in many professional societies including Member, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Fellow, American College of Surgeons, Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians, Member & American Vein and Lymphatic Society.


Richard Nguyen, MD, earned his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2003. He then finished his residency in emergency medicine at the University of Maryland Medical Center/Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore in 2006. Upon completing his training, Dr. Nguygen became a managing partner with Silver Spring Emergency Physicians at Holy Cross Hospital in Maryland for seven years. He also served as a teaching faculty member at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Nguyen works full-time as an emergency physician in Towson, Maryland, where he is also a managing partner of a prestigious regional group. In that role, Dr. Nguyen trains new physicians. He has been with Center for Vein Restoration since 2011.

Suffolk, Virginia Beach

Dr. Keith C. Nichols, RPVI, was awarded his medical degree from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. He served his internship and residency in emergency medicine at the University of Louisville in Kentucky. After beginning his medical career as an emergency care physician, Dr. Nichols switched his concentration to venous diseases, a specialty he has practiced for over 13 years. He was previously named staff physician at the Department of Emergency Medicine at the Memorial Hospital of Martinsville and Henry County, Virginia, and medical director of the Virginia offices of the Circulatory Centers of America (a practice he founded as Genesis Vein Specialists).

Dr. Nichols is a member of the American Vein & Lymphatic Society, the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, and the Portsmouth Academy of Medicine. He is also a diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine and the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine.

Fair Oaks

Tuan-Anh Vu, MD, earned his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, where he was a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Student Honor Society and graduated summa cum laude. He pursued his residency in Emergency Medicine at Christiana Care Health Systems, Newark, Delaware. After 21 years of helping people in the emergency room, Dr. Vu turned his attention to changing the lives of those suffering from leg pain, swelling, heaviness, and ulceration associated with venous insufficiency.

Dr. Vu is fluent in written and spoken Vietnamese as well as English. He believes that it is vital that his Vietnamese-speaking patients be able to express themselves to him in their native language to improve health care quality and patient satisfaction.

Fredericksburg, Fairfax

Dr. Theresa M. Soto, FACS, RPVI, attended SUNY Buffalo Medical School after being awarded an Air Force Scholarship. After graduating as a lieutenant with honors, Dr. Soto completed her OB/GYN residency in Buffalo, New York, at the Buffalo Children's Hospital. Her residency training included time at Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo General Hospital, and Millard Fillmore Hospitals. After completing her residency training, she was awarded the Te Linde Surgical Award for excellence in gynecologic surgery.

Dr. Soto began working in the northern Virginia area in 1999, where she practiced obstetrics and gynecology in Fairfax County until 2013. She is an Associate Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. She currently has privileges at Inova Fairfax Hospital. Dr. Soto has completed venous procedures and vascular interpretation training and is certified by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography as a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation. She's also a Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Why Center for Vein Restoration Loves Virginia

Virginia offers countless attractions, from historical sites — including Colonial Williamsburg and George Washington's home in Mount Vernon, to the famous resort town of Virginia Beach. Virginia Beach is also home to the Virginia Aquarium, Marine Science Center, and Military Aviation Museum.

Why Center for Vein Restoration

Center for Vein Restoration strives to provide the highest quality vein care to all our patients. We offer minimally invasive surgical procedures and non-surgical methods to help you overcome the discomfort of venous insufficiency. Whether you're suffering from the pain of varicose veins or another vascular disorder, our physicians and staff will work with you to develop a treatment plan to improve your quality of life.