Physician’s Vascular Services (PVS) is a leader in the diagnosis and treatment of vascular issues including venous reflux disease – the condition that causes varicose veins. Medical Director, Dr. Joseph B. Furlong is an expert in the treatment of vein disease and interventional radiology. PVS offers new patients a Fast Track Vein Health Assessment to determine the exact medical status of their vein health. Dr. Furlong and his team of medical professionals stand ready to help improve the quality of life of their patients using the most advanced techniques and technology available.
Certified by the American Board of Radiology
Diplomat of the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine
A leader in the treatment of vein disease with extensive training and experience in interventional radiology, Dr. Furlong attended medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska. He then completed a residency in Diagnostic Radiology at the UMKC-Truman Medical Center in Kansas City, Missouri and proceeded with a fellowship in musculoskeletal radiology at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Both residency and fellowship training were with strong emphasis on interventional procedures.
Dr. Furlong is the Medical Director of Physician’s Vascular Services Clinic and is deeply committed to helping each and every one of his patients understand their individual diagnosis, treatment options, and treatment plans. Dr. Furlong has been recognized by referring practitioners (many of whom are also his patients) as “patient-centric” for his efforts in ensuring every aspect of patients’ experiences at Physician’s Vascular Services Clinics are positive ones.
Certified by the American Board of Surgery
Dr. Patrick R. Cook attended medical school at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA. He then completed a rigorous five year residency in General Surgery followed by an additional 2 year accredited fellowship in Vascular Surgery at UC San Diego / Scripps Clinic. Dr. Cook’s training has included the comprehensive study, diagnosis, and treatment of venous disease. He maintains a keen interest in both the surgical and catheter based treatment modalities of venous disease. His patients’ understanding of their diagnosis, planned course of treatment, comfort, and satisfaction is of paramount importance to him.
He is board certified in both General Surgery and Vascular Surgery by the American Board of Surgery. Additionally, he is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons which reflects his level of education and training, professional qualifications, surgical competence, and ethical conduct.
A native of El Paso, Pablo Fernando Martinez, M.D. attended the University of Texas at El Paso in which he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He continued his studies at Texas Tech University School of Medicine followed by completing a vigorous residency program at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in El Paso, in which he became board certified. For over 5 years, Dr. Martinez practiced at University Medical Center focusing on the care of the patient. Dr. Martinez has since joined Dr. Furlong on maintaining the highest standard of medicine in the Borderland.