Richard Bock, MD is board-certified in Vascular Surgery by the American Board of Surgery. He is a member of the American Venous and Lymphatic Society and the American Venous Forum. He has sub-specialized in vein problems since 2005, and has performed extensive research on vein disease. In March 2016, he was published in the New England Journal of Medicine as first author of its lead article.

Dr. Bock attended undergraduate and medical school at the University of Virginia. After a full, six-year residency in general surgery (Chief Resident 1993), he completed a two-year fellowship in vascular surgery at UCLA, where he also held a faculty position and performed research.