La Jolla Vein & Vascular Expands Services and Announces New Medical Staff

Renowned Vein Clinic Expands Services and Adds New Interventional Radiologist to the Team

Dr. Elliot DeYoung, Interventional Radiologist joins medical staff at La Jolla Vein & Vascular (Photo: Business Wire)

SAN DIEGO--()--La Jolla Vein & Vascular (LJVV), the regional leader in vein treatment, is excited to announce expanded vascular services, including endovascular procedures that rely on advanced medical imaging in real-time. The new services are spearheaded by LJVV’s newest hire, Dr. Elliot DeYoung. Dr. DeYoung specializes in interventional radiology—and provides expertise in a variety of areas, including vascular disease, angioplasty, stenting, embolization, ablation, and more. “We’re excited to welcome Dr. DeYoung to LJVV’s team of doctors and vein specialists,” said Dr. Nisha Bunke, renowned vein expert and founder of LJVV.

Now spanning four locations, LJVV is better positioned to provide expert care for increasingly complex vascular conditions throughout Southern California. With the hire of Dr. DeYoung, the LJVV team is able to offer a wider variety of advanced services to complement its famed non-surgical procedures for varicose veins and chronic venous insufficiency. Dr. DeYoung’s expertise additionally includes interventional treatments for conditions such as peripheral arterial disease, pelvic congestion, May-Thurner, deep vein thrombosis, varicocele, and uterine fibroids. He also specializes in a novel treatment for osteoarthritis, called geniculate artery embolization (GAE). GAE is a minimally invasive intra-arterial intervention that selectively embolizes the geniculate branches for treatment of chronic knee pain from osteoarthritis.

Previously known as La Jolla Vein Care, the new LJVV name reflects the expanded service offering. “We’re proud to build our reputation on our innovative approach to advanced vein care,” said Dr. Bunke. ‘It’s always been our mission to offer the most comprehensive vein care possible—and now we’re able to offer even more comprehensive vein and vascular care to the entire region,” said Dr. Bunke.

About La Jolla Vein & Vascular:

La Jolla Vein & Vascular is San Diego’s most comprehensive endovascular center, dedicated exclusively to the diagnosis and treatment of vascular disorders. Vascular conditions permeate both women and men’s health. Vascular disorders treated include peripheral arterial disease, pelvic congestion, labial varicose veins, uterine fibroids, May-Thurners, deep vein thrombosis, varicocele, varicose veins, leg ulcers and uterine fibroids. Learn more about LJVV’s approach to bringing experts together to offer unparalled vascular care and what has driven its 10+ years of success at

About Dr. DeYoung

Dr. Elliot DeYoung is a board-certified interventional radiologist who has spent his career focused on minimally invasive procedures. He completed his training at University of California, San Diego where he specialized in vascular interventions and served on the patient safety committee. Dr. DeYoung’s expertise spans vascular disease from angioplasty and stenting to embolization and ablation. He values thorough patient education and the continuity of patient care. Dr. DeYoung received his bachelor's degree from USC in Psychology followed by his medical degree from the University of Sydney, School of Medicine. He initially trained as a General Surgery resident in New York before transitioning his training to Interventional Radiology in San Diego. He has a passion for water sports and his free time is spent enjoying the outdoors with his family.


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