The Smart Choice: Vein Institute of the Desert
Dr. Joan Warren provides the finest experience personally and professionally. After 20 years of practice devoted to phlebology and completing thousands of procedures, Dr. Warren is very adept at eliminating varicose and spider veins.
Dr. Joan Warren, M.D., RPhS
Medical Director, Vein Institute of the Desert
One of the first to write the American College of Phlebology certification boards, becoming one of 15 practitioners in California to become a Diplomate of the American Board of Phlebology.
Among the first in the United States to train in the use of EVLT (Endovenous Laser Treatments) and is recognized as an official physician trainer for other doctors.
Dr. Warren is credentialed as a Registered Phlebology Sonographer.
This certification lets you know a radiological professional is evaluating you.
Recognized by Consumers Research Council of America year after year as one of America’s Top Physicians in Phlebology.
Less than a year after SmartLipo™ or laser assisted liposuction was FDA approved in the United States, Dr. Warren was certified and has since safely completed hundreds of procedures. To date, she has not had a single post operative infection.

You can count on a professional experience in a relaxed atmosphere under the care of Dr. Joan Warren and her team.
Meet Our Team
Dr. Joan Warren, M.D., Medical Director
Dr. Joan Warren, M.D., RPhS
Medical Director
Lindsay Tarango, Certified Medical Technician
Lindsay Tarango
Certified Medical Technician
Paul Malkin, RN, BSN, Corporate Manager
Paul Malkin
RN, BSN, Corporate Manager
Tania Taylor, Medical Assistant
Tania Taylor
Medical Assistant
Ruby Gamboa, Receptionist/Front Office
Ruby Gamboa
Receptionist/Front Office
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