- Meet the Team
- About Varicose Veins
- Vein Treatments
- Our Clinics
Phlebologists are qualified doctors who have a special interest in vein disease and its treatment and have undergone extensive additional training. In Australia, they are credentialed by The Australasian College of Phlebology (ACP).
Dr Chris Lekich is the Medical Director of Vein Doctors Group. Dr Lekich has a background in Microsurgical techniques and was trained by world-renowned Microsurgeon, Professor Earl Owen. He is a Fellow and the Past Vice-President of the Australasian College of Phlebology. Dr Lekich continues to educate doctors in the treatment options and techniques for Varicose Veins.
As well as offering a comprehensive modern non-surgical treatment for varicose veins, Dr Lekich established a pregnancy vein service to support women with varicose veins during pregnancy..
Born in Singapore, Dr Nicholas Teo moved to Queensland to study medicine at the University of Queensland
and fell in love with sunny Queensland where he has lived, trained and worked for the past 10 years. Dr Teo graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery from the University of Queensland in 2015.
Dr. Teo has worked at the Gold Coast University Hospital, the Toowoomba Base Hospital and at the St Andrews Hospital in Toowoomba. He gained solid experience with acute medicine and cardiac emergency units, aiding the development of the Rapid Access Heart Centre at St. Andrews Hospital. His time treating emergency cardiac issues led to an interest in studying an ultrasound course and becoming a member of the Australasian Society of Ultrasound in Medicine.
After graduating from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, Dr Jackman travelled all across Australia, gathering experience in Cairns, Darwin, and Broome.
Dr Jackman spent several years with the Royal Flying Doctors, helping people in far off communities, and has been a GP for over 15 years. Through her GP experience, she gained a high valuation for how movement and mobility affects many aspects of a person’s wellbeing, and led her to gaining irreplaceable knowledge from the Australasian College and becoming a sclerotherapy gold medal recipient from the college.
We are delighted that Dr Jackman has found a home as part of the Vein Doctors Group family.
Dr Stuart McMaster joined the vein doctors group in 2019, having previously worked with Dr Lekich in providing an outreach vein clinic in Mackay in the early 2010s, and provided vein treatment services to patients on Brisbane’s North Side since the mid 2000s.
Dr McMaster graduated from the University of Otago Medical School in 1987, working initially as a general practitioner and rural hospital clinician and obtaining general practice fellowship (FRNZGP) in 1991.