SPRINGFIELD — Dr. Robert L. Goodman, owner of the Goodman Vein and Laser Center in West Springfield, recently attended the National Conference of the American College of Phlebology in Jacksonville, Fla. The most current research and state-of-the-art techniques for treatment of varicose veins and venous disease were presented and discussed by the leaders in this relatively new medical field called phlebology.
As a member of the American College of Phlebology, Goodman was the only physician from Western Mass. in attendance.
Goodman is a practicing vascular surgeon with 26 years of experience treating vascular disease. He is chief of Vascular Surgery at Mercy Medical Center, active on staff at Holyoke Medical Center and Baystate Medical Center, and the vascular consultant to Cooley Dickinson Hospital.