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Texas Vein Experts looks to meet the needs of patients concerning vein health, comfort, and appearance. Dr. Scott Powell, Dr. Denny Thomas, and Physician Assistant Justin Patten,  offer a range of treatments and procedures to improve vein conditions safely. Our team consists of highly trained venous specialists that diagnosed and treated venous diseases, including venous reflux using minimally-invasive techniques for more than ten years.

Dr Scott Powell

Dr. Scott Powell, MD​

Is a graduate of UTMB medical school. He did a five-year surgical residency at the University of Florida, and is a board certified general surgeon. He has practiced in Texas since 2003, and since 2011 has specialized in the treatment of venous disorders.

He is one of the most experienced physicians in Texas that treats venous disease. He was one of the first in DFW to use VenasealTM (a new super glue for veins), and he is still one of the few to offer this service. Dr. Powell has taught colleges and peers about venous disease in national conferences and has served as a physician trainer. If you are looking for an expert in venous disease, look no further.

Dr. Denny Thomas, DO

Received his Bachelors in Nursing from UT Arlington in 2007 and worked as an ICU nurse at Dallas Methodist for 4 years before pursuing medicine. He completed medical school training at Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Tennessee which was followed by Emergency Medicine Residency in Oklahoma. He maintains a board certification through American Board of Emergency Medicine. 

Although he enjoyed Emergency Medicine, he grew a passion for treating underlying medical issues related to venous insufficiency. Dr. Thomas has been with Texas Vein Experts since 2020 and is committed to giving patients the best medical care for underlying venous pathology. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids. 

Dr Justin Patten

Justin Patten, MPAS, PA-C

Is a graduate of Texas A&M University and UNT Health Science Center where he earned a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies. Since graduating in 2014, he has specialized in orthopedic pain management and, more importantly, the treatment of venous insufficiency. 

In early 2017, he joined Texas Vein Experts. Since then Justin has immersed himself in the world of venous disease and has quickly become one of the more experienced PA’s in north Texas who treat venous disease. He gives full focus and attention to his patients and their outcomes are incredible.

Matheson Taylor PA-C

Matheson Taylor, PA-C

Matheson graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a Bachelor’s degree in Biological and Biomedical Sciences. She also holds a Master of Science in Physicians Assistant Studies from the University of Alabama. She is an experienced Medical Assistant and has worked at University Orthopedic Surgeons in Knoxville, Tennessee. Matheson is looking forward to helping patients as the newest addition to the staff at Texas Vein Experts.

Erin Forrey FNP-C

Erin Forrey, FNP-C

Erin Forrey received her Master of Science degree in Nursing from The University of Tampa. She is board certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners in both family and adult geriatric primary care. Ms. Forrey began her career as a Licensed Practical Nurse in 2006 having been valedictorian of her LPN class. In 2008 she completed her Associate of Nursing Degree, RN, as Salutatorian of her Registered Nursing class. She then received a Doctorate of Nursing, DNP, in 2021 from The University of South Florida, qualifying for the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. Erin is new to Dallas and looks forward to helping patients at Texas Vein Experts.

Esther Longe, FNP-C

Esther Longe, FNP-C

Esther Longe is a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She graduated with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing from The Towson University in Maryland, and her Masters of Science in Nursing from The George Washington University in Washington D.C. She has about seven years of experience in phlebology and treating venous insufficiency. Esther enjoys helping individuals improve their health, wellness and overall quality of life. She prides herself on providing a patient centered approach, and delivering quality care to patients.

News And Media

Watch Dr. Scott Powell and Dr. Denny Thomas explain venous insufficiency on WFAA Good Morning Texas!
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