Midwest Vein Center - Downers Grove

Midwest Vein Center - Downers Grove

Stephen J. Sanofsky, MD, RVT

2001 Butterfield Road

Suite 100

Downers Grove, IL 60515 (Get Directions)

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General Information

The Midwest Vein Centers, widely recognized as Leaders in the Art and Science of Vein Care, offer all scientifically tested and modern treatment options that are non-surgical, require little down time, and are done in our state-of-the-art medical facilities. Our Board-Certified physicians have undergone extensive fellowship training and are devoted to diagnosing and treating all types of vein problems.

Physician Profile

Dr. Sanofsky is a Board Certified General and Thoracic Surgeon. He has practiced Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery for over 25 years and has been active in treating venous disease for over 20 years.

Dr. Sanofsky has served as Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery at Brown University (1990-1992), and also as Medical Director of Vascular Lab (1997-2013) and Chairman of the Endovascular Committee (2001-2011) at Aultman Hospital in Ohio.Prior to joining Midwest Vein Center, Dr. Sanofsky ran his own vein practice at Aultman Hospital for 17 years, treating venous problems of the legs as well as complex venous disease in the abdomen, chest, and lungs.  In 2011, Dr. Sanofsky established a vein practice outside the hospital called Canton Vein in order to accommodate those patients who were better served in a private office setting. Treatments at Canton Vein included endovenous laser and radiofrequency ablation, phlebectomy, sclerotherapy, ultrasound guided sclerotherapy, and diagnostic ultrasound.  

Dr. Sanofsky has also provided venous care to patients in other countries as part of a group doing mission work.  He has given numerous lectures on all aspects of venous disease to the community and has chaired several venous symposia for physicians while in Ohio. Dr. Sanofsky brings a mature, experienced, and well-rounded perspective of patient care to Midwest Vein Center. Dr. Sanofsky offers Midwest Vein Center’s Downers Grove location a strong understanding of the vascular system through over 25 years of research and practice in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery.

Services Provided

The Midwest Vein Centers treat the entire spectrum of vein problems including varicose veins, spider veins, and facial talengiectasias. Treatment options include PhotoDerm, Microsclerotherapy, Ambulatory Phlebectomy, and Endovenous Laser Treatment.


MD: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
ResidencyUniversity of Michigan, General Surgery University of North Carolina, General Surgery
Fellowships: University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Cardiovascular Research University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Vascular Surgery University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics, Cardiothoracic Surgery
Boarded: American Board of General Surgery and American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Awards:Phi Beta Kappa, Northwestern University Marcy Academic Scholar, Northwestern University

The following is a partial list of the societies to which Dr. Sanofsky has been elected:
  •  Society of Vascular Surgeons
  •  Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  •  Midwest Vascular Surgical Society
  •  International Society of Endovascular Surgery
  •  Womack Surgical Society
  • Society of Vascular Ultrasound

Board Certifications

American Board of Thoracic Surgery and American Board of Surgery

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Hours of Operation

  • Sunday
  • Monday
    8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.
  • Tuesday
    8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.
  • Wednesday
    8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.
  • Thursday
  • Friday
    8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.
  • Saturday