Dr. Stephen Torpy MD FACS RPVI
Omaha vein doctor Stephen Torpy MD FACS RPVI has practiced vascular surgery for over 35 years, and has been a leader in introducing innovative, effective and minimally invasive vein treatment techniques to the Omaha region. Dr. Torpy’s practice, Totally Vein, specializes only in the treatment of vein disease and offers an unparalleled level of expertise.
Dr. Torpy was the first surgeon in the metro area dealing exclusively with vein disease. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine and is the first physician in the Omaha area who has successfully completed the Board’s certification examination. Specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of vein disorders, Dr. Torpy is also certified as a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography. Dr. Torpy has performed over 7,000 venous of procedures over the past 15 years and was the first physician certified by Covidien to perform the new Venaseal™ venous ablation procedure. In short, Dr. Torpy is far and away the area’s most experienced vein surgeon.
A native of Omaha, vein specialist Dr. Torpy received his medical degree from the University of Nebraska Medical College Magna Cum Laude in 1974. He is a member of the medical honor society Alpha Omega Alpha. Dr. Torpy completed his surgical training at the Medical College of Wisconsin, including training at the Radcliffe Infirmary in Oxford, England. Upon completion of his residency in 1979, Dr. Torpy returned to Omaha and has been in the practice of general and vascular surgery since then. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Venous and Lymphatic Society and the American Venous Forum. For the past 15 years he has devoted his practice solely to the diagnosis and treatment of venous problems at Totally Vein.
Robert J. Zadalis, MD, FACS
Dr. Zadalis is a general surgeon who is certified by the American Board of Surgery. He has over 20 years of surgical experience. He is a fellow in the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Venous and Lymphatic Society.
Dr. Zadalis was born and raised in Omaha and graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 1992. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 1997. For the next 2 years he worked and taught at the University of Nebraska Medical Center as an assistant professor of surgery. He then went into private practice in Omaha with privileges at most Omaha metro hospitals. Since 1997 he has treated many surgical patients with a wide variety of illnesses. He has joined Dr. Torpy at Totally Vein and focuses his practice solely on the evaluation and treatment of venous disorders.
Jacqueline Torpy, RN BSN
Jackie is a registered nurse with over 25 years of clinical nursing experience and an advanced degree. She and her husband, Omaha vein doctor Dr. Stephen Torpy, share a commitment to offering the best new treatments for varicose and spider veins to the Omaha area. She is a member of the American Venous and Lymphatic Society and attends regular continuing education courses related to all aspects of varicose vein diagnosis and treatment.
Jackie has received specialized training in the United Kingdom by the inventor of the Veinwave™ technology. She directs the Veinwave™ practice at Totally Vein. Jackie devotes her practice exclusively to the treatment of spider veins using injection sclerotherapy and Veinwave™ techniques and has over 10 years experience in both of these areas.
Ric Wyrens, RRT, RVT
Ric is a registered vascular technologist and registered respiratory therapist with over 40 years of healthcare experience. He has been with Totally Vein for the past 13 years providing invaluable imaging of our patient’s venous systems. Ric works closely with Dr. Torpy and Dr. Zadalis to help diagnose disorders related to the body’s blood flow.
His expertise assists our doctors in determining the best treatment options available to our patients.
Angela Mensen, RN
Angela is a registered nurse with over 13 years of operating room and procedure room experience. She is an Omaha native and graduated from the College of St. Mary in 2006. She worked at Immanuel/Nebraska Spine Hospital in the operating room department for 13 years prior to joining Totally Vein in April of 2019. She has experience both circulating and scrubbing a variety of surgical procedures.
Angela comes from a family of nurses including her mom, grandmother and aunts. She has been a member of AORN in the past along with being Trauma Nurse certified, BLS certified, ACLS certified, PALS certified and served on multiple patient and employee satisfaction teams while at her previous employer. Angela sees and assesses patients in clinic for Dr. Zadalis along with preparing and assisting in all available procedures at Totally Vein.
Robin Zellers, RT (R), RDMS, RVT
Robin is a registered diagnostic medical sonographer and a registered vascular technologist with 30 years of experience. Before joining Totally Vein, she worked at Immanuel Hospital for 28 years in the ultrasound department as their lead technologist. While at Immanuel, Robin was a clinical instructor to ultrasound students from UNMC and Methodist College. She also served on numerous hospital committees and was instrumental in designing and managing their women’s imaging center. Robin performs all diagnostic, pre-op, and follow up ultrasound imaging as well as assisting with procedures.
Pat is the heart of our operation. She has been with Dr. Torpy for 30 years and provides the important link between the medical and operations sides of our practice. She is responsible for coordinating insurance and scheduling. The smooth operation of our practice and the satisfaction of our patients is, in large part, due to her efforts.
Kristin is the face of our practice. Her people skills, phone presence and sunny attitude make Totally Vein the very pleasant place it is to come to work.
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