The Vein Center

The Vein Center at Frye Regional is home to the VNUS® Closure® procedure, a minimally invasive treatment for varicose veins. 

Many major health insurers cover the Closure procedure. Your physician can discuss coverage at the time of consultation.

Our Staff

Staffed by physicians specializing in vascular surgery, general surgery, podiatry and registered nurses with advanced training in schlerotherapy and laser technology, the Vein Center is able to coordinate with referring physicians to provide comprehensive care. 

In addition, Todd Piercy, MD, FACS, board-certified Vascular Surgeon, provides the following procedures at the Center. 

  • Open and Endovascular Surgery
  • Treatment of Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Treatment of Venous Insufficiency
  • IVC Filter Placement
  • Temporal Artery Biopsies
  • Renal and Mesenteric Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Wound Treatment 


The Vein Center at Frye Regional is located in the lower level of the Medical Specialties Building, Suite 002, across the street from the hospital’s main campus at the corner of North Center St. and 5th Ave. NW in Hickory. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 828.315.3391.