Dr. Joseph Protain graduated from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2000. Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB) is a private, non-profit university in Kansas City, Missouri. The university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in biomedical sciences, health sciences, and allied health professions. KCUMB is affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC), which provides shared resources and academic programs. KCUMB is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
He moved back to Northeast Ohio and did his surgical residency at Cleveland Clinic – South Pointe. Cleveland Clinic is one of the largest and most prestigious medical centers in the world. It offers a highly competitive surgical residency program that is extremely selective. The program is designed to train the next generation of leaders in surgery. In order to be accepted into the program, applicants must have excellent grades and surgical experience.
Dr. Protain stays up-to-date on the latest developing trends in vascular surgery and medicine as a member of the American College of Osteopathic Surgery and the American College of Phlebology.
The American College of Osteopathic Surgery (ACOS) is a professional association for surgeons who are osteopathic physicians. The ACOS was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. The ACOS is the largest organization of osteopathic surgeons in the world. The ACOS is dedicated to advancing the art and science of surgery through education, research, and advocacy.
The American College of Phlebology (ACP) is the largest and most prestigious medical society in the United States devoted exclusively to the field of phlebology. ACP members are physicians who diagnose and treat venous disorders, including varicose veins, spider veins , and deep vein thrombosis. The College’s mission is to advance the art and science of phlebology through education, research, and advocacy.