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Vein Center of Northeast Ohio

R. Sudheendra, MD, FACS

Dr. Sudheendra - Vein Center of Northeast OhioDr. R. Sudheendra is a board certified surgeon and a graduate from the Mysore Medical College, located in Mysore, India. The Mysore Medical College is a medical school of 85 years standing, and has produced outstanding medical graduates since its inception. Dr. Sudheendra completed an approved surgical residency at New York Methodist Hospital, which is now a teaching hospital attached to Cornell University. He became board certified in general surgery in 1971.

While in New York, Dr. Sudheendra held a clinical instructor position at the State University of New York’s Downstate Medical Center. He later completed a fellowship in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery at Louisiana State University School of Medicine and Charity Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was a clinical instructor in surgery while at LSU. He practiced cardiovascular and thoracic surgery at Hamot Medical Center in Erie, Pennsylvania up until 1976, when he moved to Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren, Ohio. Dr. Sudheendra has excelled as Chief of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at Trumbull Memorial Hospital until July of 2007, when he retired from the practice of surgery and devoted full-time to the practice of venous diseases and treatment of varicose veins.

Since his arrival in Warren, Ohio, he has been affiliated with both Trumbull Memorial and St. Joseph’s Health Centers. He is currently the Medical Director of the Vein Center of Northeast Ohio in Warren, Ohio, where he dedicates his full-time position to the treatment of varicose veins, spider veins, Chronic Veinous Insufficiency (CVI) and other complicated venous disorders with the Covidien Venefit™ Procedure (formerly VNUS® Closure), microphlebectomy, Endovenous Laser Ablation using the CoolTouch Laser, sclerotherapy, microphlebectomy, ligations, and Veinwave treatment.

Professional Organizations

Fellow of the American Society of Angiology
Fellow of the American College of Angiology
Fellow of the International College of Surgeons
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery
Diplomate of the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine

Licensed To Practice in the Following States


Organizations and Societies

Member of the American Medical Association
Member of Ohio State Medical Association
Trumbull County Medical Society
North American Society of Phlebology
Charter Member of the International Society of Endovascular Surgery
Affiliated physician of the Cleveland Clinic Complex
James D. Reeves Surgical Surgery of Louisiana State University School of Medicine
American Heart Association
American Lung Association
KSMD member of the Karnataka State Medical and Dental Association of America
American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin
Member of Youngstown Warren Chamber of Commerce

Honored By The Following Institutions

Listed in Marquis Who’s Who, Inc. Directory of Board Certified Medical Specialists
Listed in Marquis Who’s Who In America
AMA Physicians Certification Award for continuing medical education
Recipient of the Government of India Merit Scholarship