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Contact: Stephanie Small
Office: 419-783-6930
Cell: 419-262-0371

Free Vein Screenings Offered at ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital

posted on: 02/20/2014

DEFIANCE, Ohio, February 19, 2014 – Varicose or Spider veins may be unsightly; but they are also an indication of more serious health problems like blood clots or poor circulation.

Anyone suffering from leg aches, resting leg discomfort, Varicose or Spider Veins, or who has a family history of high blood pressure, heart disease or stroke, can sign up for a free vein screening taking place Saturday, February 22 from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. at ProMedica Defiance Regional Hospital’s Women’s Center. Interventional Radiologist Dr. Anthony Semaan will be on hand to identify symptoms early and consult on non-invasive treatment options.

Appointments are free but register is required. Schedule a screening or make an appointment with the specialist by calling 419-783-6931.


Toledo, Ohio-based ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit healthcare organization formed in 1986. ProMedica has more than 15,000 employees and nearly 1,900 physicians with more than 600 healthcare providers employed by ProMedica Physicians. Its 12 hospitals and more than 300 facilities offer comprehensive diagnostic, medical and surgical specialties in heart and vascular, oncology, orthopaedics, neurology, and women and pediatric services. ProMedica’s mission is to improve health and well-being, with a strong focus on wellness and clinical excellence, as well as innovative, community advocacy programs that address health-related issues such as hunger and obesity. For more information, please visit www.promedica.org.