Helane Fronek, MD, FACP, FACPh

Helane has been a physician since 1982, initially in general internal medicine and then as a specialist in the rising area of phlebology. Being board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Phlebology, she has supported her medical societies by serving on numerous boards of directors, as President of the American College of Phlebology, and as Chair of education, leadership and fundraising committees.

Additional Articles by: Helane Fronek, MD, FACP, FACPh

Your Own Personal Secret to Work Life Balance

So, what exactly is the secret to that elusive work life balance that we all strive for? Read more to find out.


Be Your Own Personal Coach by Helane S. Fronek

In seeking fulfillment, it’s essential to know what we want. Since the long, arduous road to becoming a doctor requires ignoring or postponing our desires, we often lose connecti...


Try A Little Mindfulness

Have you noticed that word mindfulness popping up in all sorts of places lately? As busy healthcare professionals, we are mindful of many pressing things – the worried patients i...


2013 Just Might Be the Year for Some Resolutions

As the new year approaches, we often consider how our lives could be different. Unfortunately, as many of us have experienced, those well-intentioned ideas rarely serve to change a...


The Opposite Is Also True

I recently spent an hour with a confused patient whose physician had quickly scheduled a procedure without much explanation. Increasingly squeezed for time, even those physicians w...


Communication Matters

Communication is one of the four core clinical skills, along with knowledge base, problem-solving ability and physical examination; a large body of evidence proves its importance. ...


Looking For the Perfect Gift

The holidays will soon be upon us — and with them, the stress of finding that perfect gift for our families, friends, colleagues and employees. Advertising comes at us from all ...


Women in Phlebology Around the World

Helane Fronek, MD, FACS, FACPh, has been the true Pioneer Woman in phlebology here in the US. That’s not just my opinion, but the opinion of any and everyone who has had the oppo...


Power of People

During his inaugural address, President Obama repeated the words, “We, the people,” many times. He evoked a sense of collective and personal responsibility and encouraged us to...


Making the Most of Our Lives Use the UIP as your First Experiment!

As Gretchen Rubin muses in her delightful and inspiring book, The Happiness Project, the days are long but life is short. (That is also the reason why we're wisely encouraged to ea...