Our Team

We have the best team in the business!

 

Our Story

Dr. Rao

Dr. Rao

Founder and Medical Director

Dr. Rao is a Houston native that graduated with highest honors from Rice University. He attended Baylor College of Medicine in Houston for his medical school training as well as for his residency training in diagnostic radiology. Dr. Rao was selected as Chief Resident during his tenure. Following his residency, he completed a fellowship in vascular and interventional radiology at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital and M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. 

For nearly 20 years, Dr. Rao has been in private practice in the Houston area as a diagnostic and interventional radiologist. Dr. Rao has served as director of Radiology at many hospitals and imaging centers throughout the Houston area. He is a board certified radiologist with the American Board of Radiology and member of the Harris County Medical Society, Texas Medical Association, and American College of Phlebology. His expertise in ultrasound and ultrasound guided procedures makes him the ideal physician in the diagnosis and treatment of venous disease.  

Dr. William “Kent” Johnson

Dr. William “Kent” Johnson

Physician

Dr. William “Kent” Johnson is a board-certified general surgeon who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of venous disease. Dr. Johnson has been practicing medicine for 27 years and specializing in veins since 2005. Kent went to Baylor University for his undergraduate degree. He  then earned his medical degree at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston in 1988 and completed a surgical residency at St. Joseph Hospital and the Texas Medical Center in 1993. He is an active member in The American Venous and Lymphatic Society. Dr. Johnson is dedicated to personalized patient care and providing detailed feedback to the referring healthcare professionals.

Staff

Nancy Soto

Nancy Soto

Office Manager

Serineh Paria

Serineh Paria

Ultrasound Technician

Nadia De Los Reyes

Nadia De Los Reyes

Ultrasound Technician

Olga “Letty” Rico

Olga “Letty” Rico

Medical Assistant

Monica Grijalva

Monica Grijalva

Medical Assistant

Julie Santoyo

Julie Santoyo

Medical Assistant

Tiffany Kowrach

Tiffany Kowrach

Receptionist

Diana Villarreal

Diana Villarreal

Receptionist

Annu Vu

Annu Vu

Marketing Lead

Valerie Flores

Valerie Flores

Procedure Coordinator

Mission Statement

Our mission at Texas Vein and Wellness Institute is to compassionately diagnose and treat vein disease in Houston, and the surrounding areas, using only the latest technology and highly experienced and friendly staff.