Thom Rooke, MD

Dr. Thom Rooke completed Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Medicine residencies at Mayo Clinic, where he joined the Vascular Medicine section at Mayo. He is the Krehbiel Professor of Vascular Medicine, and he founded the Mayo Clinic Wound Care Center. He serves on a number of national boards, committees, and societies. He has a long history of service to the Society for Vascular Medicine (SVM).

Additional Articles by: Thom Rooke, MD

Veins in Athletes and Bodybuilders: One Vein Physician Gives an Alternate Explanation

Why do bodybuilders have huge, bulging veins? The conventional explanation of low body fat may not be right. Here's what Dr. Thom Rooke of Mayo Clinic thinks.