Dr. Stephen Sorenson, MD

Dr. Stephen Sorenson, MD

Phlebology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
Dr. Stephen Sorenson, MD is a phlebologist in Lake Zurich, IL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in phlebology and emergency medicine.Read his story

795 Ela Rd Ste 115

Lake Zurich, IL 60047

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Dr. Sorenson's Experience

Dr. Sorenson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Phlebology
  • Board certified in Emergency Medicine and Phlebology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Sorenson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sorenson "Dr. Stephen Sorenson has exclusively specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of venous abnormalities the past 22 years. He has been caring for patients in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, first with the largest group of vein specialists in the the United States, and today in private practice. He has dedicated his medical career to finding better, less-invasive treatments for varicose veins, spider veins, venous ulcers, thrombophlebitis, venous stasis dermititis, leg edema and facial/hand cosmetic veins. Dr. Sorenson has collaborated on multiple research projects to advance venous and lymphatic medicine, was one of the first diplomates of the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine (Phlebology) and is a founding member of the American College of Phlebology Education Foundation. He is also a Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) and a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI). Dr. Sorenson is a residency-trained , board certified Emergency Physician as well. He lives in Barrington, IL and continues to be educated by his wife, four children and three cats."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sorenson "Our mission is to provide each patient with a comfortable, respectful experience when in our care, as well as delivering the best possible outcome from their treatment. We encompass a comprehensive, minimally invasive approach to varicose vein care that includes endovenous laser ablation and ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy. None of our treatments require hospitalization or surgery, normal activities can be resumed the same day. Our greatest satisfaction is alleviating the pain and disability caused by varicose veins and venous related disorders."

2  Specialties

  • Phlebology
  • Emergency Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Emergency Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Emergency Medicine*
  • Phlebology
    Accredited by: The American Board of Phlebology

19  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Blood Clot
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dermatitis
  • Edema
  • Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome
  • Lymphadenopathy 
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Spider Veins
  • Superficial Thrombophlebitis
  • Thrombophlebitis
  • Varicose Eczema
  • Venous Hypertension
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Reflux
  • Venous Thrombosis
  • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy
  • Venous Ulcer

10  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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 Nevada-Reno
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Eastern Virginia Graduate School Of Medicine-Internal Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Of Louisville Hospital-Emergency Medicine Residency
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Registered Vascular Technologist, Registered Physician in Vascular interpretation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Vein Care Specialist-Physician Instructor (1996-Present)
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Awarded the designation of Registered Vascular Technologist by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography, April 24th
Media & Publications

Dr. Sorenson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sorenson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sorenson to family and friends
31 total reviews (5 have comments)

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Dr. Sorenson's Performance

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  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
Dr. Sorenson Says:

Having dedicated my medical career to the care of patients with venous and lymphatic abnormalities, I am humbled and grateful that my patients take the time to offer their experiences to others.


Patient Comments (5)

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Dr. Sorenson was Caring and Professional. Always explaining the next steps in the procedure that I was having done. Taking time out to listen to my concerns. I would recommend Vein Specialist of Illinois to my friends.
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At an open house I met Dr. Sorenson and staff at the Lake Zurich office. I decided to have my varicose veins treated. I am very pleased with the outcome.. Thank you for the wonderful care I received.
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When I decided to finally address my extensive varicose veins, I was fortunate that my dermatologist recommended Vein Specialists of Illinois. I was very happy to learn that the Lake Zurich office was convenient to my home. Dr. Sorenson and his staff were professional and clearly explained the...more
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I met Dr. Sorenson and his staff during an open house they were having. At that time they were very personal and explained every detail of their specialty. During my procedures and follow-ups, that never changed. They always make you feel welcome and important. They are very professional and I...more
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