Our Instructors

Dr. Kenneth Harper, MD, FACS, RPVI, RPhS

Dr. Harper is the founder and medical director of Vein Specialists of the South, LLC, the Comprehensive Vein Training Center, and Spa Medical in Macon, GA. Dr. Harper serves as the instructor for the vein care preceptorship course. Trained as a general surgeon, Dr. Harper is a diplomat of both the American Board of Surgery and American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine (ABVLM). His phlebology practice opened in 1997 and he has dedicated his practice solely to vein care since 2002. In 2019, Dr. Harper’s practice was the first in Central Georgia to become an accredited vein center by the IAC.

He is an active member of the ABVLM and has served as chairman of the surgery section, on the faculty of the annual congress on numerous occasions as a speaker, is active on various committees, and has been recognized by the ABVLM for clinical research.

In addition to these credentials Dr. Harper is certified as a (RPVI) Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation and is a (RPhS) Registered Phlebology Sonographer and oversees their IAC accredited vascular lab in venous testing.

He is dedicated to sharing his techniques and experience with other physicians as a clinical instructor and preceptor, and increases his own knowledge through hours of continuing education each year. He believes that to excel as a physician, it is necessary to excel in education. Dr. Harper is a clinical instructor at the Mercer University School of Medicine, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons.