Experience a New Type of Medical Environment

Gitter Vein Institute is a patient focused, minimally invasive surgery center that utilizes the most proven and innovative laser techniques and other modalities to treat and cure abnormalities associated with the peripheral venous system. These include varicose veins, spider veins, vascular malformations, venous ulcers, and vascular lesions of the face and body. We have also recently expanded our services to include skin rejuvenation and the treatment of fine lines and wrinkles, scarring, mature wrinkles and anti-aging phototherapy.

Gitter Vein Institute invites you to experience a new type of medical environment. We commit our focus and expertise to earn your confidence and trust.

Our patients feel like part of our family when they come here.


Dedicated and Compassionate Care

The director of Gitter Vein Institue, Richard Gitter, MD is an experienced, board certified, Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon who has dedicated his professional career to the surgical treatment of blood vessels.

Dr. Richard Gitter is a native of New Orleans and grew up in Old Metairie. He graduated from Isidore Newman in 1981 and then earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Tulane University in 1985.

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