Dale N. Payne, MD, PhD, FACS, a Cardiothoracic Surgeon and Vein Specialist with Arizona Vein and Laser Institute

Get to know Cardiothoracic Surgeon and Vein Specialist Dr. Dale N. Payne, who serves patients in Phoenix, Arizona.

Dr. Payne is a board-certified cardiothoracic surgeon, who has expertise in many areas of cardiothoracic and vascular surgery, including heart transplant and artificial heart devices. 

Currently, he serves as a vein specialist in practice with Arizona Vein and Laser Institute in Phoenix, Arizona. The Institute’s mission is to give patients the very best care while addressing venous diseases on all levels. The board-certified physicians working there have well over 40 years of circulatory system experience at solving any and all chronic venous disease problems ranging from spider veins to peripheral arterial disease. 

Before joining Arizona Vein and Laser Institute in 2013, Dr. Payne served as a Clinical Professor at the University of Arizona for three years, teaching medical students cardiovascular subjects.

His acclaimed career in medicine began in 1979 when he earned his medical degree from the Ohio State University College of Medicine. Then, he proceeded to complete his internship in general surgery at the prestigious UCLA School of Medicine, followed by his residency in general surgery at the University of California Davis School of Medicine from 1981 until 1984. From 1984 until 1986, he did his fellowship in thoracic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He also holds a Doctor of Philosophy from Ohio State University. 

The doctor, in addition to being a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American College of Phlebology, is board-certified in thoracic and cardiac surgery by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery (ABTS). The ABTS is an American surgical organization devoted to surgery of the chest.

A vein specialist, like Dr. Payne, is a medically qualified doctor who has undergone further post-graduate training to expertly diagnose, treat and where possible, prevent any form of venous disease, whether it be varicose veins, clotting disorders, vascular birthmarks, or leg ulcers.

Cardiothoracic surgery is the field of medicine involved in the surgical treatment of organs inside the thorax. Cardiothoracic surgeons are medical doctors who specialize in surgical procedures inside the thorax, which may involve the heart, lungs, esophagus, and other organs in the chest. Alongside performing surgery, they also diagnose and treat diseases of these organs. 

Learn More about Dr. Dale N. Payne:

Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/2793960-Dale-Payne-Cardiothoracic-Surgeon or through Arizona Vein and Laser Institute, https://veinandvascularaz.com/our-surgeons/dr-dale-n-payne-md-facs-phd.

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