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Nationally Recognized Expert Speaker

Dr. Daugherty is a regular expert speaker at major national meetings of vein specialists and served the American College of Phlebology as a representative to the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission which developed standards for accreditation for vein treatment facilities, a process intended to improve the quality of care in vein centers.

Dr. Daugherty was elected in November, 2012 to serve on the Board of Directors of the American College of Phlebology, now known as the American  Vein and Lymphatic Society. He has served as a contributing and associate editor for the Phlebology Forum, a publication of the American Vein and Lymphatic Society which reviews recent journal articles with expert commentary.

Dr. Daugherty also reviews scientific articles submitted for consideration of publication in the journal Phlebology. He served in 2011 and 2012 as a member of the Board of Directors of the American College of Phlebology Foundation, dedicated to raising funds for research and education in the medical specialty of Phlebology. Dr. Daugherty is a leader in expanding the scope of the practice of Phlebology to include complex venous diseases throughout the body.

National Presentations

Dr. Daugherty is a regular speaker at national meetings of vein professionals and a partial list of major presentations is shown below:

  • We need to create a new name and code for ultrasound-guided chemical ablation
  • Healthcare policy and advocacy
  • How to recognize pelvic venous disorders—questions to ask and clinical clues
  • Pelvic varices: treatment priorities
  • Non-thermal ablation techniques
  • Evaluation of Pelvic Venous Disease
  • Pathways to Vein Center Accreditation
  • Iliac Vein Stenting and Intravascular Ultrasound Workshop
  • Mixed lower extremity venous obstructions and reflux
  • Challenging cases in venous leg ulcer management
  • Deep and superficial venous physiology
  • Practical considerations of tumescent anesthesia
  • Practical, regulatory, and accreditation issues in vein centers providing deep vein procedures
  • Pelvic congestion syndrome–diagnosis and management
  • Peripheral arterial disease–diagnosis and management
  • Lower extremity venous obstruction and tumors–diagnosis and management
  • Role of intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) during venous stenting
  • Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome and marginal veins: diagnosis and treatment options
  • The role of iliac obstruction in pelvic venous disorders
  • Nonthrombotic venous obstructions cause pelvic congestion syndrome
  • Thrombophilic disorders in patients with iliac vein compression
  • Pelvic congestion syndrome due to missed iliac vein compression in a patient who had been treated with ovarian vein occlusion without relief
  • Venous angioplasty and stenting improve pelvic congestion syndrome caused by venous outflow obstruction
  • Pelvic congestion and abdominal/pelvic/back pain compression syndromes
  • Chronic iliofemoral and IVC obstruction: identification and management
  • IAC-Vein Center credentialing requirements
  • IAC-Vein Center accreditation
  • Management of post-endovenous ablation venous thrombosis
  • Chronic deep vein thrombosis–never too late
  • Vein center accreditation–updates
  • Swollen limb debate: iliac venous stenting
  • Correlation of deep and superficial vein pathology
  • Chronic iliac vein obstruction
  • Ambulatory microphlebectomy
  • How to treat the difficult saphenous vein
  • Surgical treatment of truncal veins
  • Diagnostic ultrasound of the truncal veins
  • Venous aneurysms of the hand, minimally invasive treatment with perivenous anesthesia
  • Intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) and venous stenting
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