General Information

Welcome to the Vein Center of New Mexico

Vein Center of New Mexico is the state's first and most experienced vein practice dedicated solely to the full spectrum of Venous disease.? This center is well staffed with registered nurses, vascular ultrasound technologists, certified surgical technologist, medical assistants, clerical assistants and receptionists all whom are specially trained to serve you. We strive to provide superior Venous Disease healthcare with the highest performance standards. The Vein Center of New Mexico, nationally accredited by the Intersocital Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories to perform venous testing, is staffed by two registered vascular ultrasound technicians.

Physician Profile

Ole Peloso MD, FACS, RVT, RPVI

Dr. Peloso has lived in Albuquerque since 1940. He is Board-Certified in General Surgery. He founded Vein Center of New Mexico in 1998 and personally performs all medical procedures carried out at our Vein Center, utilizing cutting edge technology and techniques. Dr. Peloso is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American College of Phlebology. He entered the private practice of general and vascular surgery in Albuquerque in 1969 joining Albuquerque Surgical Group.

Services Provided

Vein Treatment Options
  • Endovenous laser ablation
  • Micro-ambulatory Phlebectomy
  • Ultrasound guided foam Sclerotherapy
  • Sclerotherapy
  • ICAVL/ultrasound diagnostic

Vein Center of New Mexico provides a wide range of vein treatment procedures in it's state-of-the-art, professional, and comfortable office environment.? We serve patients in Albuquerque and the surrounding area.


Accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC)
  • Peripheral Venous Testing
  • Superficial Venous Treatment
The IAC accreditation means that Vein Center of New Mexico has undergone a thorough review of its operational and technical components by a panel of experts and has been found to be providing quality patient care in compliance national standards through a comprehensive application process including detailed case study review

Patients can have confidence that this facility has been carefully critiqued on all aspects of it's operations. This accreditation is widely respected within the medical community.

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery, American College of Surgeons and American College of Phlebology

Affiliations and Associations

American College of Surgeons

Photos from Ole A. Peloso, MD,RPhS,RVT,RPVI,FACS Diplomat American Board of Phlebology

The Medical Team

LASSIE SIMMS, Sclerotherapy Nurse

Born and raised in Albuquerque, Lassie graduated from UNM with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Prior to joining us, she spent 14 years with the surgeons at PMG Surgery. She is currently our Sclerotherapy Nurse. 

CRYSTAL LANG, Registered Vascular Sonographer

Crystal has worked as a Registered Vascular Ultrasound Technologist for 21 years. Prior to joining VCNM, she was employed at a Vascular Surgeon's office for 12 years. Crystal became a Registered Phlebology Sonographer in 2010. She performs ultrasound and assists in procedures here at VCNM, and enjoys helping our patients feel better about their legs.

CARMEN MARTIN, Registered Vascular Sonographer & Phlebology Specialist

Carmen was born and raised here in Albuquerque, NM. She's been a Vascular Ultrasound Tech for over 15 years. She has worked at VCNM for nearly 7 years. Carmen performs the initial "map" of our patients' legs, and assists Dr. Peloso in surgery on a daily basis. Carmen is bilingual in English and Spanish.

JESSICA CALDERON, Medical Assistant

Jessica joined VCNM in 2007 as a medical assistant who provides excellent care for all of our patients, from their first visit all the way through their procedures and post-op visits. Prior to joining us, Jessica worked for PMG surgery, as well as Kaiser Permanente in California as a medical assistant/brochoscopy tech. Jessica is bilingual in English and Spanish.

AMANDA ORELLYS, Medical Assistant

Amanda was born and raised in Albuquerque. She started her carreer as an EMT 21 years ago. Prior to joining VCNM she was working for the New Mexico Heart institute. Amanda's core values are to provide the patient with the best experience possible and excellent patient care. Amanda is bilingual in English and Spanish.

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Hours of Operation

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


English and Spanish

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