Dr. Paul Espinoza, MD, RVT, RPhS

Dr. Paul Espinoza is a native of Charleston, SC and moved to Columbia in 1987 for undergraduate studies at the University of South Carolina. He then attended the USC School of Medicine, graduating with Honors. He is board certified in Family Medicine and a Diplomate of the American Board of Phlebology. Phlebology is the field of medicine that deals exclusively with venous disorders and disease.

Dr. Espinoza is one of only a handful of phlebologists in South Carolina with extensive training in ultrasonography that allows him to carry the RVT (Registered Vascular Technology) Certification.

He is a member of: Vein Experts, American College of Phlebology, American Medical Association, South Carolina Medical Association, Lexington Medical Association and a fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.


Monica Whitehead, CFNP

Monica Whitehead is a native of Lexington, SC. She earned her nursing degree at Clemson University in 1997. After graduating she worked in Labor and Delivery at Lexington Medical Center. She graduated with honors earning her Master Degrees in Pediatric and Family Medicine in 1999 from the University of South Carolina. She went to work at Lexington Family Practice until October, 2014. She also worked Urgent Care at Lexington Medical Center from 2010 until 2016. She started with Palmetto Vein & Aesthetic Center in October, 2014 and is a member of the American College of Phlebology.