About Florida Vein Center

Dr. Federico Richter, MD

Dr. Richter was born and raised in Argentina and grew up in a family of vein doctors. His Grandfather, one of the first vein specialists in Argentina, helped pioneer sclerotherapy for the treatment of varicose and spider veins in the 1940s. His Father has been treating veins for over 45 years.

Dr. Richter recently re-located from the busy suburbs of Indianapolis where he completed his residency and practiced for 5 years. Since completion of his residency here in the United States, he has also focused on the newest developments in minimally invasive vein treatments. Dr. Richter received his medical degree in Argentina in 2003 from Universidad Nacional de Cordoba . He then completed a year of general surgery and a 3-year Fellowship in vein and lymphatic disorders in 2007. As a venous and lymphatic medicine specialist, he is dedicated to treating varicose and spider veins and their underlying causes. With over a decade of experience in the specialized medical field of diagnosing and treating vein disease, Dr. Richter was one of the first doctors to use lasers to treat a variety of vein diseases in Argentina. Certified by the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine and an active member of the American College Of Phlebology , Dr. Richter has also accumulated an impressive list of qualifications and educational accomplishments during the course of his career.

Dr. Richter’s 1st priority is the well being and quality of life for his patients in the Bradenton, Sarasota, Sun City, Ruskin, and surrounding areas.

Andrea “Andi” Lofay, NP-C (Nurse Practitioner)

Born and raised in Ohio, Andi moved to Florida as an emergency department travel nurse. During her career, she has always had a love for procedures and vascular access, which drove her to pursue a career in treating patients with chronic venous insufficiency. After completing her advanced practice degree in 2018, Andi relocated to Bradenton to team up with Dr. Federico Richter.

Andi is board certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and has over 15 years of experience in the medical field. Her expertise ranges from working as a former nurse to a vascular access nurse with interventional radiology and interventional cardiology.

Andi is a member of the Manatee Area Council for Advanced Nursing Practice and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

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