Our Physician

Dr. Anne Luhan

American Board of General Surgery Certified

American Board of Surgical Critical Care Certified

American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine Certified

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (F.A.C.S.)

About Doctor Luhan

Dr. Luhan is certified by the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine. There are less than 1000 specialists in the entire United States that have passed these specialty boards, which demonstrates Dr. Luhan’s utmost dedication to the treatment of venous disease. In addition, she is also a certified general surgeon and surgical intensivist.

Dr. Luhan’s membership as a the fellow of the American College of Surgeons marks her as a surgeon of the highest ranking. The college only bestows the letters F.A.C.S. to surgeons it deems professionally competent, educationally excellent and ethically upstanding.

Her education includes the following accomplishments:

  • Graduated summa cum laude from the University of Ulm in Germany
  • Completed a research semester at Harvard University in Boston
  • Completed residency in general surgery at the University of Arizona, Tucson
  • Earned a fellowship in intensive care and trauma surgery at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center

Currently, Dr. Luhan specializes in the treatment of spider and varicose veins in Mission Viejo, Calif., and strives to bring the best of her medical expertise and the latest technology to her patients and practice.

Why Choose Dr. Luhan

Ann Luhan has been delivering top-notch care to a wide range of patients for more than 10 years.

Treating a full range of vein conditions, Dr. Luhan cares for patients from the initial assessment through surgery; then, she oversees the healing process. Care at the Vein Center include treatments for the following conditions:

  • Spider Veins
  • Varicose Veins
  • Leg Pain
  • Restless Legs
  • Heavy legs
  • Swollen ankles
  • Venous stasis ulcers

The full spectrum of vein care at the center includes:

  • Comprehensive exam with duplex guided ultrasound
  • Cosmetic sclerotherapy
  • Varicose vein radiofrequency ablation
  • ClariVein for anesthesia-free vein treatment
  • Duplex guided foam sclerotherapy

Dr. Luhan’s inclusion as a fellow of the American College of Surgeons marks her as an excellent choice for vein surgery, as only the best surgeons are granted membership. Additionally, the clinic emphasizes minimally invasive surgeries that prioritize short downtimes and immediate return to activities.

Dr. Luhan’s Approach to Care

Each patient who enters the Elite Vein Institute can expect expert, individualized care at the highest standards of current practice — no exceptions.

Treating a medical condition is different for each patient, which is why Dr. Luhan firmly believes in carefully reviewing all the options to find the best one for you.

Dr. Luhan has been dedicated to patient care for more than 10 years, and in that time she has honed her skills of assessment, treatment planning and surgery. She carefully tailors each plan to the individual it will serve.

Not only is the surgeon herself friendly, approachable and extremely knowledgeable, her staff is made up of compassionate and caring experts in the vein surgery field, and they will help to make your time at the Vein Center as pleasant and productive as it can possibly be.

If you think you might benefit from vein surgery, come to the Vein Center and meet Dr. Luhan personally.

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