VCNT Affiliations

Below, you'll find a collection of helpful links to other websites.

Medical Affiliations

American College of Surgeons

Dedicated to improving the care of the surgical patient and to safeguarding standards of care in an optimal and ethical practice environment.

 

The American Medical Association

The AMA helps doctors help patients by uniting physicians nationwide to work on the most important professional and public health issues.

 

The American Board of Medical Specialties

Established in 1933, the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), a not-for-profit organization comprising 24 medical specialty Member Boards, is the pre-eminent entity overseeing the certification of physician specialists in the United States. The primary function of ABMS is to assist its Member Boards in developing and implementing educational and professional standards to evaluate and certify physician specialists. By participating in these initiatives, ABMS also serves as a unique and highly influential voice in the healthcare industry, bringing focus and rigor to issues involving specialization and certification in medicine. ABMS is a designated primary equivalent source of credential information.

 

The American Board of Surgery

The American Board of Surgery (ABS) is an independent, non-profit organization founded in 1937 for the purpose of certifying surgeons who have met a defined standard of education, training and knowledge. The ABS certifies surgeons in the fields of general surgery, vascular surgery, pediatric surgery, surgical critical care, surgery of the hand, and hospice and palliative medicine. The ABS is one of the 24 member boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties.

 

Texas Medical Association

Texas Medical Association was organized to serve the people of Texas in matters of medical care, prevention and cure of disease, and the improvement of public health.

 

Society for Vascular Ultrasound

Founded in 1977, the Society for Vascular Ultrasound, (formerly the Society of Vascular Technology) is the only professional organization completely dedicated to the advancement of noninvasive vascular technology used in the diagnosis of vascular disease.

 

The Association of Clinical Research Professionals

The Association of Clinical Research Professionals is the primary resource for clinical research professionals in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries, as well as those in hospital, academic medical centers, and physician office settings.

 

American College of Phlebology

The American College of Phlebology is the premier association for physicians and allied health professionals working in the field of phlebology.

 

American College of Phlebology Foundation (ACPF)

It is the mission of the American College of Phlebology Foundation (ACPF) to advance the highest standard of care for patients with venous disease through investment in research and education. It is our vision that the American College of Phlebology Foundation (ACPF) will be the world's leading organization supporting education and research to expand scientific knowledge, understanding, and awareness of venous disease in order to improve patient quality of life.

 

The American Board of Phlebology

The ABPh was established in 2007 to improve the standards of medical practitioners and the quality of patient care related to the treatment of venous disorders.

 

The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

The Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography was founded in 1970 to promote, advance, and educate its members and the medical community in the science of Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Our core purpose is to enhance the art and science of medicine by advancing medical sonography.

 

The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine

The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine is a multidisciplinary association dedicated to advancing the safe and effective use of ultrasound in medicine through professional and public education, research, development of guidelines, and accreditation.

 

The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography

The American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography® (ARDMS®), incorporated in June 1975, is an independent, nonprofit organization that administers examinations and awards credentials in the areas of diagnostic medical sonography, diagnostic cardiac sonography, vascular interpretation and vascular technology."

 

World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM)

WASM is an international organization comprised of healthcare professionals primarily active in the field of sleep medicine. The goal of the World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM) is to advance knowledge about sleep and sleep disorders among health care personnel and among the public worldwide. WASM was founded to improve sleep health worldwide and to encourage prevention and treatment of sleep disorders.

Treatment Products

VNUS Medical Technologies

VNUS Medical Technologies is a world leader in the development of products for minimally invasive treatment of venous disease.

 

CoolTouch Inc.

CoolTouch Inc. develops and supplies advanced technologies to medical professionals.

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