General Information

Welcome to Elite Vein Specialists, the Varicose Vein Center of Excellence. We are on the cutting edge of medical and aesthetic vein treatment technology. Whether vein disease has left you with painful symptoms or cosmetic concerns, Elite Vein Specialists is dedicated to improving your vascular health and helping you achieve the results you desire.

From scheduling your appointment to following up after your procedure, our top priority is giving you outstanding patient care. Dr. Hyde and his staff are experienced in providing individualized, minimally-invasive vein care in a friendly, comfortable setting. Dr. Hyde uses advanced techniques in sclerotherapy, a nonsurgical alternative to stripping and ligation, which have no downtime and over a 98% success rate following the first treatment. His methods have been featured on ABC News' Health Watch, where he treated local patients that suffered from large, painful varicose veins.

If you are tired of living with unsightly, uncomfortable varicose veins or spider veins, contact us today to schedule an initial consultation. Our innovative treatments will give you the beautiful legs you deserve.
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  • Endovenous Laser
  • Surface Sclerotherapy
  • Ultrasound Guided Sclerotherapy
  • Foam Sclerotherapy
  • Veinlite Sclerotherapy
  • Ambulatory Phlebectomy
  • Injection Specialists

Physician Profile

Dr. Nicholas Hyde is a Yale-trained Board Certified in Phlebology, Board Certified Vein Specialist in the East Bay area of Northern California. He has been in practice since 1988 and has been performing advanced vein treatment procedures, such as endovenous laser ablation and ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy, since 2001. He guides his patients through the initial consultation, ultrasound diagnosis, treatment, and recovery. Dr. Hyde is fully involved in the clinical care of his patients, using his vast experience in vein treatment to ensure that you get the personalized care you deserve.

A leader in his field, Dr. Hyde is the first physician in the East Bay to use the new fourth generation Sciton endovenous laser, which provides a gentler, non-surgical alternative to surgical vein stripping. This technique boasts a success rate of more than 98% following the first session and requires no downtime. Dr. Hyde employs the most cutting-edge technologies to provide minimally-invasive, highly targeted vein treatment and therapy for a wide range of vein problems.

When ABC News' Healthwatch series needed a nationally recognized, expert vein specialist, they turned to Dr. Hyde. He was featured on the show treating local patients that were suffering from large, painful varicose veins.

Dr. Hyde provides free initial consultations to assess your problems and assist you with truly comprehensive vein therapy. Many PPO insurance plans have begun covering medically necessary varicose vein treatments, and our staff will work with you to get you the best possible coverage under your plan. Let Dr. Hyde and Elite Vein Specialists help start you down the road to complete vascular health.

Services Provided

Experience is essential. Finding a doctor who specializes in vein disorder medicine is imperative. This field is complex and requires training and knowledge in more than just procedural treatment.

Elite Vein Specialists employs advanced technologies to provide highly targeted therapy for all vein problems. Dr. Hyde is trained in using the latest technique of ultra-sound guided foam sclerotherapy and excels at treating complex and recurrent vein problems.

Physicians must understand how to properly diagnose vein diseases, and they should be able to answer your questions regarding the following: issues with DVT; incompetent perforators; dual greater saphenous veins; varicose vein recurrence and neovascularization after stripping and ligation; vein therapy during pregnancy; RF Closure vs. EVLT; foam sclerotherapy with or without ultrasound guidance; and contraindications to vein treatment.



Elite Vein Specialists offers vein surgery and vein treatments in Walnut Creek, California.


Obstetric Anesthesia / Thoracic Anesthesia- July 1987-June 1988, Yale New Haven Medical Ctr., New Haven, CT. 


Anesthesiology- July 1985-June 1987, Yale New Haven Medical Ctr., New Haven, CT. 

Flexible- July 1984-June 1985, Hospital of St. Raphael, New Haven, CT. 

Medical School
New York Medical College, Valhalla, N.Y. 1980-1984

S.U.N.Y. Binghamton, Binghamton, N.Y. 1976-1980 BS Biology

Board Certifications

American College of Phlebology

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Hours of Operation

  • Sunday
  • Monday
    8:00am- 5:00pm
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
    9:00am- 4:00pm
  • Thursday
    8:00am- 5:00pm
  • Friday
    9:00am- 4:00pm
  • Saturday
    8:00am- 2:00pm



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