Look Your Best

Varicose veins affect more than 30 million Americans. We specialize in treatments to remove painful, bulging veins-- leaving you looking and feeling your best.

Feel Your Best

Varicose veins can cause legs to feel heavy, painful and restless. Treating vein disease can make your active moments more enjoyable and your quiet moments, more relaxing and rewarding.

Stay Active

Varicose veins cause needless leg pain. Our treatments are non-invasive and covered by most medical insurance plans. Set up a consultation and we can get you back to doing what you love.

Virginia Vein Institute

Founded by Dr. David MacMillan, and operated currently by Dr. Frank Purpera, the Virginia Vein Institute is a premier vein center that has been treating patients with venous disorders throughout Southwestern Virginia, including Abingdon and Bristol, for over 10 years.

With dedication to patient comfort and the latest vein treatment technologies, Dr. Purpera treats patients struggling with varicose veins, spider veins, and other vein disorders. Sclerotherapy, endovenous vein ablation, and laser vein treatment are all available through our Blacksburg, Virginia location - just a short and beautiful drive from Bristol and Abingdon. Most forms of treatment are covered by personal insurance, Medicaid, and Medicare.

Personalized care from our highly trained staff ensures that you receive the highest quality care with the utmost levels of safety.

To find out more about our facility, as well as treatment options and other venous disease information, contact us.

Frank Purpera, MD, RPhS


(540) 552-VEIN (8346)


Monday - Friday: 9am to 5 pm

Office Location

1901 South Main Street
Suite 2
Blacksburg, VA 24060
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