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Polyxene G. Kokinos, MD 

Santa Clara Medical Center
Department of Vascular Surgery - Dept 290

710 Lawrence Expressway
Dept 290
2nd Floor
Santa Clara CA 95051

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Office: 408-851-2000

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Dr. Kokinos is a vascular surgeon in the Department of Surgery at Kaiser Permanente Hospital, Santa Clara. She joined the staff of the hospital in March of 2000.

Dr. Kokinos is certified by the American Board of Surgery and has an added Qualification in Vascular Surgery. She is involved in the teaching and training of medical students and residents as the Surgery Department of Kaiser Santa Clara is an affiliated institution of the Stanford University School of Medicine and its Surgical Residency Program.

Dr. Kokinos was born in New York City and completed a degree in Biochemistry at Barnard College. She graduated Summa Cum Laude and became a member of Phi Beta Kappa and Phi Lambda Upsilon. She stayed in New York to attend the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University. She spent some of her time during medical school in Paris doing a special internship and also in California. She then chose to do her residency training in general surgery at University of California, San Francisco. She returned to Columbia University in New York to do research in molecular carcinogenesis and then finished her surgery training in San Francisco. After her training, she took a year to work at the Veteranís Hospital in San Francisco as part of the staff of UCSF and to get married. She and her husband then moved to Saint Louis in order that she pursue vascular fellowship training at Washington University.

Dr. Kokinos returned to California in 1996 when she began her private practice of general, vascular and trauma surgery. Her practice includes the treatment of all types of arterial problems including carotid disease, leg pain and ulcers, and aortic aneurysms. She has a special interest in the treatment of varicose veins, being one of the only physicians in the south bay to use minimally invasive techniques to treat them. She is also very experienced in the use of endovascular techniques for arterial problems.

Dr. Kokinos has four young children. She loves spending all her free time with them and her husband at home or traveling.

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