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Nellestein Vein Institute

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Nellestein Vein Institute

Michael E. Nellestein, M.D.

1341 Village Drive
Saint Joseph, MO 64506



It is our goal to make a positive difference in the lives of patients by offering exceptional, comprehensive care in a friendly, professional and dignified environment.
At the Nellestein Vein Institute, we provide innovative, state-of-the-art varicose veins treatment and treatment for spider veins with the highest standards of care, tailored specifically to individual patients' needs.
We aim to improve patients' health, appearance, self-confidence, and overall quality of life.
We will strive to understand your needs and exceed your expectations.

Services Offered

  • Phlebectomy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Spider Veins
  • Varicose Veins
  • Edema
  • Endovenous Ablation
  • Venous Ulcer


Michael E. Nellestein, M.D.

A board-certified cardiovascular surgeon, Dr. Michael Nellestein provides expert venous disease management at Nellestein Vein Institute in Saint Joseph, Missouri, and the greater Northwest Missouri region. He runs a family-oriented practice where he and his talented staff are committed to caring for and educating each patient through a professional yet personable approach. Dr. Nellestein believes in being completely transparent with his patients in terms of treatment plans and insurance.

Dr. Nellestein graduated from the University of Utah with an undergraduate degree in molecular biology and went on to receive a medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Nellestein completed his cardiothoracic surgery training from Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City, Missouri. He has been living and practicing in Saint Joseph since 1998.

For the past six years, Dr. Nellestein has focused his skills and passion for medicine on venous disease management. Before that, he worked at Heartland Regional Medical Center/Mosaic Life Care for sixteen years, where he held various positions, including the medical director of cardiothoracic surgery and medical director of vascular surgery. He started the Mosaic Vein Clinic in 2012.


Undergraduate - University of Utah
Medical degree - Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Cardiothoracic Surgery Training - Saint Luke's Health System

Board Certifications

American Board of Thoracic Surgery


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Hours of Operation

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



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