Alessandra Puggioni, MD, RPVI

Dr Puggioni is the Medical Director of our Vein Clinic. She has been serving the greater Phoenix area since 2009. As a compassionate and  experienced medical professional her first priority is to put your healing needs first. We are proud to provide a high quality level of customer service, medical experience, and commitment to health and wellness to all our patients. Our goal is to make you feel better as quickly as possible.

Experience and Professionalism

With nearly 25 years of experience and thousands of venous procedures, Dr Puggioni will assess your vein problems and will create a custom treatment plan that's right for you. We understand the importance of educating you on the most effective ways to take care of your legs, so that you can heal quickly. 

Achieve your goal: enjoy life with the healthies legs you possibly can

Not only will our providers treat your existing vein problems, we strive to help you improve your quality of life and achieve your goals for what you perceive as healthy legs.



Dr. Puggioni received her MD degree at age 23 from the Universty of Rome "La Sapenza", and received her 5-year General Surgery education at the University of Hawaii. Dr. Puggioni was trained by and collaborated with the surgeons who pioneered venous valve repairs, deep venous reconstructions, perforators ablations. She won several awards during her residency, including the "Best Resident`s Chairman Award"  for two consecutive years, due to her superior surgical skills, patient management and team leadership.

Dr Puggioni completed her Vascular Surgery Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota in 2006. 

During her 25-year medical career Dr. Puggioni has won several prestigious awards, such as the BSN research Fellowship of the American Venous Forum for her original experimental research and Marco Polo Fellowship by the Society for Vascular Surgery.  

After Fellowship Dr. Puggioni worked as an academic vascular surgery attending at Maimonides Medical Center in New York, where she held a position as Ass. Professor at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, NY.   Dr. Puggioni is  double board-certified and re-certified by the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery.  

Dr. Puggioni is former Chair of Vascular Surgery of Honor Health Osborn Medical Center in Scottsdale AZ and has been awarded status of Distinguished Fellow of the American Venous Forum in 2016. Dr Puggioni is a reviewer for the Journal of Vascular Surgery. 

Dr. Puggioni is a nationally and internationally known expert in Venous Disease, having served as member of vascular societies committees and councilor. She has presented her research work at major national and international vascular meetings, and has authored over thirty peer-reviewed medical articles as well as twelve book chapters.  

"I have 18 years of medical education (1988-2006) and dedicated my past 25 to saving lifes, legs and improving patients quality of life. For years I have been combining procedures to reduce the healthcare cost to patients and the healthcare system. Cosmetic spider treatments are non-medically necessary, not billed to insurance. We make donations to fight pediatric and adult cancer and I participate in ethical review of articles/cases for the highest level journal/organizations." ALESSSANDRA PUGGIONI, MD


- American Board of Surgery Diploma in General Surgery
- American Board of Surgery Diploma in  Vascular Surgery
- Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation

Dr. Puggioni is affiliated with the following Hospitals:

- Honor Health Scottsdale Osborn 
- Honor Health  Scottsdale Shea 

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