Meet Our VIP Team
Dr. Fadi Saba
Dr. Fadi Saba is the Medical Director for the Vein Institute of Pinellas. Dr. Saba started Professional Health Care of Pinellas, Inc. in St. Petersburg, in 1997. He also specializes in office, hospital, nursing home and various long-term facility visits. He attended American University of Beirut and received his MD degree in June, 1993.
Dr. Ralph Dematteis
Dr. DeMatteis is Board-Certified by the American Board of Surgery and has been in the practice of general and vascular surgery in St. Petersburg for over 40 years. Currently he is restricting his practice to vein therapy. Dr. DeMatteis is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine.
Mrs. Paige Bourbeau, ARNP graduated from University of South Florida in 2012 with a Masters of Science degree in Nursing. Graduating at the top of her class with a Sigma Theta Tau International Honors Society degree and as a member of the American College of Phlebology, Paige has a depth of knowledge when it comes to treating venous insufficiency.
MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
Joey earned his Master’s in Nursing from South University and is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner through the American Nursing Credentialing Center (ANCC). He is also a member of the American College of Phlebology. Joey specializes in recognizing and treating venous insufficiency.
Kimberly holds two registries, Registered Vascular Technologist (RVT) and Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer (RDCS) by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS). She graduated with honors from Florida Institute of Ultrasound in 2013 and has 6 years experience, with 5 of those years specializing in vein treatment.
Kimberly has 22 years of experience in ultrasound imaging, with 13 years as an ultrasound trainer and educator in the field of venous disease. She graduated with a Bachelor degree of Science in Vascular Technology from the Oregon Institute of Technology, with advanced ultrasound training and experience in vascular interventions requiring ultrasound guidance.
Iran has several years experience as a Medical Assistant. He received his doctorate degree in medicine in Cuba. As Medical Assistant for VIP, he balances the needs of patients and provides support to the physician in all facets of medical procedures before, during and after.
Becky Pienta is our Insurance Authorization Specialist & Patient Relations Assistant with the Vein Institute of Pinellas and also serves in assisting with patient check in and patient accounts. Becky joined Professional Healthcare of Pinellas in January of 2019 in the billing department and transferred to the Vein Institute in May of 2019.
Paula graduated from St Johns School of Respiratory Therapy and Springfield College in Springfield Illinois. She is a Registered Respiratory Therapist who has over 20 years experience as a clinician and as a Marketing Specialist.