Dr. Felipe Collares joins Florida’s leading dermatology and vein group from Harvard University Medical School
Palm Beach Gardens, FL – Florida-based Water’s Edge Dermatology announced today that Dr. Felipe Birchal Collares has joined the Vein Center team. Dr. Collares joins Water’s Edge from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital, where he has been teaching radiology since 2009. He is board-certified in vascular and interventional radiology and speaks fluent Portuguese.
“We are very pleased to welcome Dr. Collares to the Vein Center team,” said Luke Maj, MD, of the Water’s Edge Vein Center. “His expertise in vascular and interventional radiology expands our ability to deliver the highest quality of medical care to our Vein Center patients as we continue to grow throughout Florida and beyond.”
Born in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Dr. Collares earned his MD at Federal University of Minas Gerais and completed his MS in radiology at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Following two residencies in radiology in Brazil, Dr. Collares served as a research fellow and fellow in vascular/interventional radiology at BIDMC in Boston before joining the faculty in 2009 and serving as director of vascular ultrasound and the vein care program. He is the editor of “Varicose Veins: Practical Guides in Interventional Radiology” which was published in 2017.
“I am very excited to join the largest vein medical group in Florida,” Dr. Collares said. “I am looking forward to working with all of the providers and staff at the Water’s Edge Vein Center to deliver excellence in care to our patients and restore their vein health.”
Dr. Collares will be working at the following Water’s Edge Vein Center locations: Ocala, Ocala West, Lady Lake, Orange City, Oviedo, Windemere, St. Cloud and Lake Wales.
About Water’s Edge Dermatology
Water’s Edge Dermatology is Florida’s premiere skincare provider. Founded by Dr. Ted Schiff in 1998, we treat patients of all ages suffering from skin diseases, acne, sun damage, skin cancer, vein health issues, as well as those seeking cosmetic and plastic surgery. Our board-certified dermatologists, plastic surgeons, vein specialists, radiation oncologists and medical support staff are top-notch experts in providing the best medical, surgical and cosmetic services. Water’s Edge has 34 full service locations throughout Central and South Florida, and employs more than 400 dedicated physicians, medical and administrative support staff. For more information, visit: wederm.com.