Dr. Edward Mackay, MD

Dr. Edward Mackay, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
58 y/o

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Dr. Edward Mackay, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in Palm Harbor, FL and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in vascular surgery.Read his story

Dr. Mackay Vein & Circulation Specialist

2863 Alt 19

Palm Harbor, FL 34683
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Venous Insufficiency
very high
more than 99% of peers
Varicose Vein Procedure
very high
more than 98% of peers
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Mackay's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Mackay "EDWARD G. MACKAY, M.D., R.V.T., R.P.V.I. Dr. Edward G. Mackay is Board-certified in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery by the American Board of Medical Specialties as well as certified by the American Board of Phlebology. He has practiced vascular surgery in the Tampa Bay area since 1993 and has also shown special competence in the use of ultrasound by obtaining RVT (Registered Vascular Technician) and RPVI (Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation) certifications. Many insurances require physicians to be a Vascular Surgeon, RVT and RPVI to do specific procedures. A Florida native, Dr. Mackay earned his medical degree from the University of Florida Medical School in 1986. Dr. Mackay completed 4 years of a General Surgery residency at Georgia Baptist Medical Center in Atlanta and the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville. After his residency, Dr. Mackay completed a one-year Vascular Surgery fellowship with the University of Tennessee Medical Center. After practicing as an Emergency Physician for over 8 years and as a Chief of General Surgery for 2 years, Dr. Mackay opened his own practice in 1999 specializing in treating patients with venous diseases. As a highly-regarded physician and leader in treating venous diseases, Dr. Mackay is considered to be one of the country's leading vein specialists and continuously offers the latest in office-based vein therapies that will best benefit his patients. In 1999, Dr. Mackay was the first in the state of Florida to offer VNUS Closure™ and in 2001, he was the first in the bay area to offer Endovenous Laser Treatment (EVLT). Due to his vast knowledge and particular experience concerning venous diseases, Dr. Mackay has been invited to speak at numerous vascular conferences and provides training in vein treatment procedures to physicians throughout the US and internationally. Dr. Mackay is also a co-author for many published articles focusing on vein therapies. In addition, Dr. Mackay is co-director of the International Vein Congress (IVC) held annually in Miami, FL. Along with fellow presenter, Dr. Jose Almeida, Dr. Mackay is co-director of the Venous Masters Practicum (VMP), which hosts a bi-annual working session in the Dominican Republic to train physicians on venous procedures and see patients who are in need of treatment."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mackay "We offer a personalized approach to healthcare. Do you know who is treating your leg veins? Dr. Mackay is board-certified in vascular surgery, voted one of the top 25 most influential venous professionals, a world-renowned speaker, author & trainer for vein treatments, co-director of one of the largest vein congresses in the world, the developer & holder of patents for new products related to vein treatments, 1st to perform RF vein treatments in FL, an accredited vascular testing facility."

1  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • Phlebology
    Accredited by: The American Board of Phlebology
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

31  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Effort Vein Thrombosis
  • Intracranial Venous Thrombosis
  • Leg Circulation
  • Leg Pain
  • Leg Ulcer
  • Leg Venous Ulcer
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Poor Circulation
  • Portal Vein Thrombosis
  • Renal Vein Thrombosis
  • Spider Veins
  • Thromboembolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vein Diseases
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Reflux
  • Venous Thrombosis
  • Venous Ulcer

32  Procedures

  • Ablation
  • Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • BioTE® Pellet Therapy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Xeomin® Injection
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins
  • Endovenous Laser Treatment
  • Endovenous Mechanochemical Ablation of Varicose Veins
  • Facial Peel
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • In-Office Ablation
  • In-Office Ultrasound
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Juvéderm® Voluma® Injection
  • Laser Ablation
  • Laser Treatment of Varicose Veins
  • Phlebectomy
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Skin Care Regime
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound-Guided Injection
  • Varicose Vein Ligation
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vein Ablation
  • Vein Treatment
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Weight Loss Management
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of FL
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • University of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Georgia Baptist Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Georgia Baptist Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Tenn Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Tenn Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Edward Mackay, MD
Dr. Mackay is kind and caring. His office staff are the same! Bethany Berghoffer who took care of me is amazing. She just made everything so easy and worry free. I was looking down below at the pictures of his entire team and I can say that each of the people I had contact with during my visits,...Read More
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Maureen S. in New Port Richey – Jan 08, 2018
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I had a great experience with Dr. Mackey's office! I had a varicose vein surgery. I had the ablation treatment for my vein. It was painless, fast, and no down time! The recovery is easy. Minimal bruising, and my leg is healing great! The staff is amazing at both Largo and Palm Harbor offices. I...Read More
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Clearwater, FL – Aug 08, 2017
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Best guy for legs hands down! I have tons of spider veins and I am in my mid 50s, I now wear short above my knee! I had a bad varicose vein down my back leg, GONE, and it didnt even hurt! Great helpful, friendly staff and clean office. Highly Recommend to anyone.
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Ozona in Palm Harbor – Jul 12, 2017
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Dr. Mackay is no doubt my hero, I went to another physician locally and did not have positive results thinking there was no hope for my varicose veins. I was wrong, Dr. Mackay worked miracles on my legs. His staff was amazing, every person I came in contact with! I strongly recommend Dr. Mackay to...Read More
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Palm Harbor – Feb 15, 2017
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I would highly recommend Dr Mackey to anyone that is nervous to have vein surgery, He is very professional and makes you feel very comfortable. I had surgery on my saphenous and great saphanous veins, I asked him when he was inserting the tubing into the vein , he said I am all done, to my great...Read More
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Bridget Schaefer in Tarpon Springs, FL – Apr 19, 2016
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