Bruce W. Cardone, MD, is a Phlebologist and Radiologist practicing at Vena - The Varicose Vein Institute in Waukesha, Wisconsin. He is currently on staff at St. Francis Hospital (OHS) in Wisconsin and Rockford Memorial Hospital in Illinois.
Over the course of his 28 years in practice, Dr. Cardone has become an expert in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Varicose Vein Disease (Phlebology) ,and all aspects of Diagnostic Radiology , with special expertise in US,CT, MRI, vascular and Interventional Radiology.
Dr. Cardone received his medical degree in 1984 from the University of Torino, in Turin ,Italy He trained in General Surgery at St. Francis Medical Center, in Trenton , NJ, and then in Diagnostic Radiology at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago,IL. Additionally, he received Fellowship Training in US,CT,& MRI at the Medical College of Wisconsin.
Dr. Cardone is Board Certified in Diagnostic Radiology by the American Board of Radiology and is Board Certified and a Diplomate of the Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine . He remains active and stays current on the latest developments, technologies and procedures in both the fields of Phlebology and Diagnostic Radiology .
Education and Training
University of Torino
Univ Di Torino- Fac Di Med E Chirurgia- Torino- Italy 1984
American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine - Phlebology / American Board of Radiology- Diagnostic Radiology
RadiologyAmerican Board of RadiologyABR
Bruce W. Cardone MD, RVT, RPHS's Expert Contributions
It is possible to treat this in a couple of ways. We would need to do an ultrasound screening to see exactly which veins were causing the problem and if they could be treated by laser ablation. A person with diabetes and hypertension can be treated, just monitored closely. READ MORE
There are a variety of doctors who treat varicose veins. I am a Radiologist and a Phlebologist. I would recommend an ultrasound screening of your mother's legs to determine which veins need to be treated and if they could be treated by laser ablations or sclerotherapy (injections). READ MORE
Varicose veins are diagnosed with an ultrasound screening to see which veins are bad and if they needed to be treated by laser ablation or sclerotherapy (injections). This test is a diagnostic test and is covered by insurance. READ MORE
There are a couple of things that can be tried at home, however, whether or not you can get rid of them would be dependent on whether or not you have an underlying problem, i.e. venous insufficiency. The things you can try at home are elevating your legs at least once through out your day and wearing compression hose. READ MORE
There can be many different symptoms of a DVT (deep vein thrombosis) but the best way to accurately diagnose a DVT is with an ultrasound. I'm not sure where you are located, but we have an excellent ultrasonographer who would be able to take a look at it. READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
- Med Coll Wi Affil Hosps, Diagnostic Radiology Michael Reese Hosp Med Ctr, Radiology St Francis Med Ctr, General Surgery
- Varicose Vein Disease; Diagnostic Radiology
- Medical College of Wisconsin (CT Scans and MRI)
Professional Society Memberships
- American College of Phlebology , American College of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine , American College of Radiology , Radiological Society of North America , American Medical Association, Wisconsin Medical Society, Wisconsin Radiological Society
What do you attribute your success to?
Education and Perseverance
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Get to know Phlebologist and Radiologist Dr. Bruce W. Cardone, who serves the population of Waukesha, Wisconsin. Dr. Cardone is a highly trained and qualified radiologist with a vast expertise in all facets of his work, especially ultrasound, CT, MRI, vascular and interventional radiology, and the treatment of Varicose Vein Disease. Dr. Cardone has been in practice for more than 28 years and is currently serving patients at Vena – The Varicose Vein Institute in Waukesha, Wisconsin. Dr. Cardone graduated with his Medical Degree in 1984 from the University of Torino, Turin, Italy, prior to training in General Surgery at St. Francis Medical Center. He then went on to complete his residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, before undertaking his fellowship training in CT, MRI, and Ultrasound at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Cardone is Double Board Certified in Diagnostic Radiology by The American Board of Radiology and in Phlebology by The American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine. To keep up to date with the latest advances and developments in his field, Dr. Cardone maintains professional memberships with the American College of Phlebology, the American College of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine, the American College of Radiology, the Radiological Society of North America, the American Medical Association, the Wisconsin Medical Society, and the Wisconsin Radiological Society. Additionally, he has earned the coveted title of Diplomate of the American Board of Phlebology. Dr. Cardone attributes his successful career to his education and unwavering perseverance. Radiologists, use imaging to gather information about the structure and function of the human body that may be unavailable without surgery. They rely on penetrating radiation, such as X-rays, CT scans, and PET scans to diagnose diseases. They may also employ ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans.
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