About Us

We have served the Minneapolis/St Paul twin city area for more than 7 years with a combined physician experience of 75 years. Our reviews speak volumes on how our patients feel about us and the care they received. We have comfortable treatment options from treatment of spider and varicose veins. We offer Saturday appointments and our patient care coordinators help you navigate through the insurance and HSA account maze. Our patients feel the difference and it shows in our reviews on Facebook and Google. Our patients have access to our specialists and our focus is your goals of treatment

Dr Kamran Afzal is in network with the following insurances:

  • America’s PPO
  • Healthpartners
  • Preferred One
  • Medica
  • Medicare
  • UCare
  • Humana

If you would like to set up an initial consultation or speak directly with one of our doctors, click here or give us a call now  at 612-789-8346

 Kamran Afzal, M.D

As a board-certified physician, Dr. Afzal utilizes cutting-edge, minimally-invasive dr_kamran-e1450029179458technology to treat leg pain and swelling caused by varicose veins and ugly spider veins

Dr. Afzal is considered a regional expert in vein disease care having performed more than 3000 ablations and 120,000 injections.Dr. Afzal is the regional trainer for Covidien, providing training on radiofrequency ablation, also known as the Venefit procedure. He is also a regional trainer for Vascular Solutions, a company that specializes in the development of medical devices for the vascular field, providing training on endovenous laser ablation, also known as EVLA, Laser and EVLT. He is the only vein doctor in Minnesota who holds this distinction.

Dr Afzal was personally trained by Dr Klein and Dr Burris, world class dermatalogic surgeons. We use safer techniques, cost effective state of the art procedures, providing better results. Look at the liposuction before and after results.

Dr Afzal became the medical director of the medspa @ Metro Vein in 2015. Since that time we specialize in comprehensive face care. Dr Afzal thinks that beauty starts from the skin. Schedule a face consult today . 

Dr. Afzal’s passion in life is charity. He often says, “In the course of a day we go to work for OURSELVES, we pray for OURSELVES, we study in school for OURSELVES, we go to the gym for OURSELVES. But the question is, ‘What do we do for others?'”

Click her to see pictures of his charity work

For two weeks out of each year since 2009, in collaboration with the Hackett Hemwall Foundation, Dr. Afzal makes others a priority by traveling to small towns in Honduras and Mexico. There he treats painful varicose veins that cause chronic debilitating leg ulcers on patients who would otherwise go without care. He helps educate doctors from all over the world on the evaluation and treatment of varicose veins.

As part of his volunteer work, Dr. Afzal has led groups of phlebologists on medical missions to Guadalajara, Mexico each January since 2010, in addition to mission trips to Honduras. He celebrates his birthday by volunteering for Christian nonprofit Feed My Starving Children with his clinic staff, where they pack countless meals for people in Haiti. In addition, Dr. Afzal and his clinic staff have run the MuckFest MS, which benefits multiple sclerosis, since 2012.

If you would like to set up an initial consultation or speak directly with one of our doctors, click here or give us a call now  at 612-789-8346.

Blanchette, RN

Miss Blanchette is a registered nurse who has been with Metro Vein Clinic since 2011. She earned her RN degree from St. Cloud Community and Technical College in 2015 and is in the process of earing her bachelor’s degree from Bethel University

Miss Blanchette’s favorite part about working at Metro Vein Clinic is getting to know the patients and making a difference in their lives. In her spare time, Miss Blanchette enjoys traveling, snowboarding, the outdoors and spending time with family and friends. She also has a passion for volunteer work and was instrumental in getting the clinic involved in “feed my starving children”

Natalie, BA, RVT

Natalie at Minneapolis Area Metro Vein and Cosmetic SurgeryNatalie earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Minnesota in 2008. In 2010, she decided to pursue an additional degree, focusing on the healthcare field. She completed her Associate of Applied Science degree in vascular diagnostic medical sonography in early 2013, and shortly thereafter earned her registered vascular technologist credential.

Outside of work, Natalie enjoys reading, going to the theater and spending time with her husband, Matt.

Linda, Director of Operations

Linda at Minneapolis Area Metro Vein and Cosmetic SurgeryLinda is the director of operations for Metro Vein Clinic. She has a wealth of experience in various aspects of management, customer service, business and administrative functions, purchasing and project management. Linda draws her experience primarily from the health care field, where she successfully managed clinic and office functions and handled purchasing for a few different medical groups.

Linda has a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration from Northwestern College. Her goal is to use her experience and professional skills to build a strong business foundation that promotes future growth and success for Metro Vein and Cosmetic Surgery, while at the same time creating an exceptional patient experience.

In her spare time, Linda enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, decorating and gardening.

If you would like to set up an initial consultation or speak directly with one of our doctors, click here or give us a call now  at 612-789-8346.