Please join us in welcoming Dr. Felipe Birchal Collares to the Vein Center team. Dr. Collares comes to Water’s Edge from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital, where he taught radiology since 2009. He is board-certified in vascular and interventional radiology and speaks fluent Portuguese.
“We are very pleased to have Dr. Collares on 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.
Dr. Collares works at the following Water’s Edge Vein Center locations: Ocala, Ocala West, Lady Lake, Orange City, Oviedo, Windemere, St. Cloud and Lake Wales. Learn more about Dr. Collares here: https://www.wederm.com/felipe-collares