Dr. Kenneth E. Harper, a cosmetic surgeon, was recognized in the first class of Diplomats in
American Board of Phlebology in 2008. He is, also board certified by the American Board of Surgery since 1986 and has vast experience with the management of the venous disease. Vein Specialists of the South, L.L.C. focuses on the minimally invasive treatment of varicose veins using the latest endovenous and minimally invasive techniques and sclerotherapy in combination with ultrasound localization. In 2009 Dr. Harper received certification in vascular interpretation from the ARDMS and is credentialed as a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation.
Dr. Harper’s involvement in numerous professional organizations keeps him informed of new developments in the field of phlebology. He is an active member of the American College of Surgeons and the American College of Phlebology. His experience is shared with his peers at American College of Phlebology meetings which benefits his colleagues as they treat patients with venous disease. Dr. Harper also shares his cosmetic surgeon wisdom and experience with tomorrow’s surgeons as a clinical instructor at the Mercer University School of Medicine, and increases his own knowledge with dozens of credits of continuing education each year.
As a father of four children and the grandfather of 3, family is important to Dr. Harper. His wife Terri Harper, RN, BSN is the clinical director of SpaMedical, the cosmetic arm of Vein Specialists of the South, LLC and works closely with Dr. Harper. Terri enjoys her grandchildren and is actively involved with SpaMedical and the Comprehensive Vein Training Center. She is a national and international educator on sclerotherapy and other cosmetic treatments. They are active in their local church First Presbyterian Church and Dr. Harper serves as a lay leader and Bible teacher.
Believing that it is important to give back to the community Dr. Harper is committed to many local organizations including: Covenant Care which is a Christian adoption agency placing crisis pregnancy children in adoptive homes and Campus Clubs which serves at risk adolescents with a comprehensive Christian outreach program. He encourages you to seek out ways to give back to your community.
Dr. Harper is committed to downtown revitalization and has chosen to locate his office in a historic building in downtown Macon (circa 1929). The building renovation was completed in 2002 and serves as the home of Vein Specialists of the South, LLC, SpaMedical and the Comprehensive Vein Training Center. In addition there are 8 loft apartments which are currently leased to Mercer University for graduate student housing.