Fairbanks, Alaska


1626 30th Avenue
Suite 203
Fairbanks, AK 99701


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About the Center for Vein Restoration in Fairbanks, Alaska

Center for Vein Restoration (CVR), located in Fairbanks, Alaska, offers patients state-of-the-art venous care in a comfortable office setting. Our highly qualified, compassionate providers bring years of experience in treating leg pain and swelling, leg aching, cramping, heaviness, and wounds of the ankles and legs that are slow to heal.

Continuously redefining the care of patients experiencing venous insufficiency, Center for Vein Restoration is the clinical leader in vein care; CVR treats patients in every one of their 100+ locations in an environment of clinical excellence, integrity, mutual respect, and trust.

About Our Location in Fairbanks, Alaska

Known across the globe for the aurora borealis, also known as the northern lights, Fairbanks has earned the nickname “The Golden Heart of Alaska.” Said to have been named by Galileo in 1623, the northern lights appear in Fairbanks, Alaska, between August and April, when less daylight leads to darker night skies.

This spectacular natural light display is far from the only attraction in Fairbanks. Visitors to the Aurora Ice Museum are encouraged to bring a parka year-round to experience the world’s largest ice environment. For something completely different, Running Reindeer Ranch offers unique guided tours of the Boreal Forest with hands-on encounters with reindeer.

Meet the Fairbanks, Alaska CVR Provider

Dr. Peter Liao, MD, PhD board-certified General Surgeon with special expertise minimally invasive procedures and over 20 years of medical experience. Dr. Liao obtained his medical degree from the Jefferson Medical College as part of the Penn State/Jefferson combined six-year BS, MD program. During his time at Jefferson, Dr. Liao also completed a PhD in Pharmacology. Following his medical education, he had many and prestigious academic and private practice appointments. Starting in 2014, he practiced with Maryland Vein Professionals, and then joined the Center for Vein Restoration in 2020 when the two companies partnered.

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About Center for Vein Restoration in Fairbanks, Alaska

Center for Vein Restoration (CVR) is proud to serve patients at our Fairbanks vein clinic. The physicians and staff CVR Fairbanks have decades of collective experience treating symptoms of vein diseases such as varicose veins, spider veins, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), and other vein conditions related to chronic venous insufficiency (vein disease).

The board-certified physicians at Center for Vein Restoration are world-renowned vein specialists, authors, lecturers, and trainers on the latest techniques for diagnosing and treating vein disease. Commitment to patient care goes beyond physician credentials, however. Our entire team works together to provide our patients with a level of comfort and understanding.

Center for Vein Restoration (CVR) is the nation's clinical leader in vein care and is proud to provide minimally invasive, office-based treatment for problem veins in the comfort of our Fairbanks, Alaska, location. The experienced providers live and work near the Fairbanks vein clinic area and are a part of the local community.

They offer patients expert diagnosis and customized treatment plans to address vein problems, including varicose veins, spider veins, leg pain and swelling, restless legs, leg ulcers, DVT, and other vein problems. Our treatment options require no hospital, no stitches, and no downtime. Most procedures take less than an hour to complete, and patients return to regular activity immediately, with few restrictions.

Our Vein Clinic in Fairbanks, Alaska

Fairbanks, Alaska, is located approximately 360 miles north of Anchorage and 120 miles south of the Arctic Circle and is famous for long summer days where the sun never seems to set and long dark days where the sun never seems to appear. While it's one of the coldest cities in the United States, there is no shortage of things to do when visiting Fairbanks. The Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum is TripAdvisor's #1-rated attraction in Fairbanks and boasts much more than just antique cars.

When visiting CVR's Fairbanks vein clinic, explore Chena River State Recreation Area, a 254,080-acre state preserve located just east of Fairbanks. It features campgrounds, hiking, fishing, ATV, snowmachine, and sled dog trails. After a busy day recreating, relax at Chena Hot Springs Resort, offering visitors a 156° geothermal hot springs to soak their cares away.

Services at Center for Vein Restoration, Fairbanks

Diagnosis and treatment for varicose vein disease start with a complete health history. Blood can flow backward and pool if veins are damaged, causing a high-pressure buildup in the veins. A duplex ultrasound will painlessly assess blood flow in the legs using sound waves. Using this tool, our vein doctor can "see" how quickly and in what direction your blood flows. From this information, a treatment plan is developed to reduce or eliminate symptoms of venous disease.

Vein treatment types

Vein conditions are treated using minimally invasive outpatient procedures in the comfort of the Fairbanks, Alaska, vein clinic. Treatments include laser ablation, during which a thin fiber is gently inserted through the skin, heating the diseased vein, and radiofrequency ablation, in which radio waves heat and destroy the problem vein. After both procedures, blood is rerouted to healthier veins.

Treatment plans are customized to each patient's needs and may include one of the many other treatments offered at the Fairbanks, Alaska, vein clinic.

How to schedule an appointment with Dr. Liao

Scheduling an appointment at Center for Vein Restoration in Fairbanks, Alaska, is easy! Simply call 240-965-3915 to speak with a caring, qualified Patient Services Representative.

CVR accepts all major insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid. Don't see your insurance company online? Contact us to find out if you're covered.

Services at Center for Vein Restoration, Fairbanks

Our board-certified vascular surgeons offer a wide range of innovative treatment options for leg pain, swelling, cramping, itching, varicose veins, spider veins, restless leg syndrome, ulcers, and other symptoms of vascular disease.

Symptoms of vein problems

When the tiny valves in your leg veins fail to circulate blood back to the heart, it can be a sign of venous disease.

The result can be:

These symptoms are often the result of venous insufficiency and are unlikely to heal on their own. This common vein condition is progressive and will likely worsen without treatment.

Vein treatment options

Vein care providers at vein treatment clinics use the most advanced minimally invasive treatments available today. CVR’s modern outpatient treatment plans are far superior to the older vein-stripping methods used in the past.

Treatments include VenaSeal, a proprietary medical adhesive that safely closes off varicose veins, and ClariVein, a two-in-one approach that uses an ablation device to inject a sclerosing agent that closes the vein with a tiny rotating wire tip, which destroys the diseased vein.

At Center for Vein Restoration, we offer a wide variety of other treatment options, including:

Vein treatments take approximately an hour or less to complete, and patients can return to their normal routine immediately with few restrictions. No staples or stitches are required because a simple band-aid covers the tiny incisions. Our in-office treatment requires only local anesthetics, and recovery and symptom relief are fast, and there is little to no scarring.

How to schedule an appointment with Doctor Hamilton and Cynthia Smith

Scheduling an appointment at Center for Vein Restoration in Fairbanks, Alaska, is easy! You can now schedule an appointment online.

CVR accepts all major insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid. Don't see your insurance company online? Contact us to find out if you're covered.

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