State-of-the-Art Medical Center for Vein Disease and Skin Treatment Expands to Better Serve South Mississippi.

By October 26, 2012Press Release

October 26, 2012, Ocean Springs, MS – For over 10 years, residents of the Mississippi Gulf Coast have benefited from the exemplary services provided by the Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, PLLC and Vein & Laser Center of South Mississippi. Now, as part of the trusted facilities ongoing efforts to provide Southern Mississippi with the highest standard of care possible, the centers have expanded their services under the new umbrella, Spring of Youth Medical Group.


With offices in Ocean Springs and Gulfport, MS, Spring of Youth Medical Group features a team of highly trained and caring health professionals, experienced in treating vein disease and aesthetic skin conditions. Medical staff are skilled in the areas of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment, enabling patients to achieve better skin and vein health, and to look and feel their best.


Spring of Youth Medical Group is under leadership of Medical Director Dr. Hazem Barmada. Dr. Barmada has over 30 years of experience providing superior patient care — treating arterial conditions, vein disease, spider veins, varicose veins, and chest conditions.  An accomplished cardiovascular and thoracic surgeon, Dr. Barmada’s credentials uniquely allow him to treat all six phases of venous disease, giving patients in Southern Mississippi access to state-of-the-art, comprehensive care right in their own backyard.  From treating spider veins to ulcerations, Dr. Barmada’s patient-focused experience position him as an expert in the field of vein care, making it easy to see why he is one of the most trusted and valued vein doctors in Mississippi.


SOY Skin Treatment, Ocean Springs, MS.jpgSpring of Youth Medical Group’s health experts and standard of excellence in care aren’t the only things that set it apart. Dr. Barmada also leads the center in its commitment to promoting community health education and public outreach. Twice per year, Spring of Youth provides free health screenings for the early detection of vein problems. The center participates in local radio shows, festivals, and employee screenings for Gulf Coast corporations, working to educate the public about prevention, and to improve overall health and wellness.


These efforts carry over to Spring of Youth’s blog, where readers can stay informed of the latest news for vein and skin health, read health tips, and learn about different vein disease and aesthetic treatments. Spring of Youth Medical Group now has active presence on social media with hopes to better engage wider audiences. Readers can follow Spring of Youth Medical Group on Facebook and Twitter to receive daily health tips, and learn about upcoming free screenings and other health events.

Patients in Southern Mississippi who have varicose veins, spider veins, or other vein disease conditions – or who are looking to improve the health and appearance of their skin – are fortunate to have access to a specialty center like Spring of Youth Medical Group. Visit to learn more about vein disease, treatment options, and available services.


About Dr. Hazem Barmada


A practicing physician for over 30 years, Dr. Hazem Barmada is a Cardio-vascular and Thoracic Surgeon, with special interest in venous and lymphatic disease. As a Cardiac-Vascular surgeon with extensive national and international experience, he has acquired broad expertise in managing venous disease, harvesting veins, and dealing with any possible complications.  Since coming to the Mississippi Coast in 2000, he has developed both the dialysis access and venous parts of his practice. Since 2009, he has focused on enlarging his practice in venous disease and dialysis access.


Dr. Barmada started his career in the US in 1991 when he joined the Heart Institute at St. Vincent Hospital in Portland, Oregon as a Chief Fellow working alongside the world-renowned Cardiac Surgeon, Dr. Albert Starr, the first surgeon in the world to insert a successful heart valve in the heart.  He later became an Associate of Cardiac Surgery at Harvard University’s Beth Israel Hospital. His prestigious awards and associations include current membership with the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, US (since 2000), Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU), and the American College of Phlebology ), a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine, London, England, and a fellow of the British Boards in Cardio-thoracic Surgery. Dr. Barmada hold numerous degrees and credentialing certificates including a B.Sc. in Medical Science from St. Andrews University, Scotland (1971); M.D. (MB, ChB) from Manchester University Medical School, UK (1974); FMGEMS issued by ECFMG, USA, No: 223-778-2; FLEX for Medical State Board of Pennsylvania (1991). He currently holds three US medical patents for improved medical practices and procedures.


Dr. Barmada is the Managing Director of Spring of Youth Medical Group, is located in Ocean Springs, MS and services the entire Gulf Coast.

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