Daniel R. Gorin, MD, RVT, FACS
Dr. Gorin attended medical school and did his general surgery residency at the University of Connecticut. He went on to do a 2-year fellowship in vascular surgery at Boston University Medical Center, and is board certified in both general surgery and vascular surgery.
He is also certified by the American Board of Phlebology as a specialist in the treatment of venous disease. During his vascular surgery fellowship, Dr. Gorin did research in venous disease, and he pioneered modern, minimally invasive vein care in Massachusetts.
Dr. Gorin performed the first VNUS closure procedure in Massachusetts (the second in New England) and has personally performed thousands of minimally invasive venous procedures. He serves as a clinical instructor for the VNUS Closure/Venefit™ procedure, and has been a faculty member at multiple courses and symposia on minimally invasive vein care, giving lectures on endovenous ablation, ambulatory phlebectomy, sclerotherapy, and venous ultrasound.
He is an expert in vascular ultrasound and is certified by the ARDMS (American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography) as an RV (Registered Vascular Technician). He served as a former director of the Cape Cod Healthcare Wound Center. He is an active member of all of the major vascular surgery and venous societies, including the American Venous Forum and the American College of Phlebology.
A major portion of Dr. Gorin’s practice is devoted to the care of patients with venous disease. He has 20 years of experience, and has performed thousands of minimally invasive vein procedures.
Paul Skudder, MD, FACS
Dr. Skudder earned his medical degree at Cornell University Medical College, and did his surgical residency at the University of Rochester. He was trained in vascular surgery at the Lahey Clinic outside of Boston. After spending much of his career at Albany Medical College, during which time he vacationed on Cape Cod, he moved his practice to the Falmouth area and began practicing there in 2009.
Dr. Skudder has held multiple medical staff leadership positions, has been on the Board of Trustees of 2 hospitals, has been president of his county medical society, and has held several offices including a vice presidency with the New England Society for Vascular Surgery. He holds a clinical adjunct faculty position at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (America’s military medical college), and is on the governing board of Cape Cod Preferred Physicians.
He has served the United States military as a volunteer treating injured soldiers from the Afghanistan war, and has volunteered at overseas mission hospital facilities. He has spent almost 30 years volunteering for state services and emergency care with the National Ski Patrol.
Dr. Skudder looks forward to bringing the best available vascular care to residents and visitors alike on Cape Cod.
Dr. Naren Gupta, MD, PhD, FACS
Dr. Naren Gupta completed his surgical internship and earned a PhD (with Distinction) in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Medical College of Georgia. He completed his general surgical residency at the University of Virginia, and went on to advanced training in vascular surgery and endovascular therapy at Emory University. His research in antibiotics usage to prevent infections after surgery, the role of nutrition in disease, and stroke prevention by carotid surgery and stenting won national awards and is widely published. He is board certified in both general and vascular surgery.
After completing his training, Dr. Gupta joined the faculty of the Brigham and Women’s Hospital at VA Boston and was an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School for 6 years. His expertise in the advanced use of stents and minimally invasive interventional techniques in the treatment of aneurysms, carotid disease, venous disease, blood clots and PAD significantly advanced the vascular surgery care of our nation’s veterans. Dr. Gupta’s innovative, patient-centered multi-disciplinary approach to reducing stroke was awarded the prestigious Young Clinician’s Award by CIMIT, a consortium of Harvard, MIT and the US Department of Defense.
Dr. Gupta has worked with FEMA, the Department of Homeland Security and the White House Medical Unit to provide surgical care during the G-8 Summit and disaster relief services after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. During Operation Enduring Freedom, he volunteered his services as a Distinguished Visiting Surgeon at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany to care for acutely injured US and NATO warfighters flown in from Afghanistan and Iraq.
Dr. Gupta believes that surgeons have a duty to serve their patients with heartfelt empathy. His greatest honor was to receive the Golden Heart Award for outstanding compassion in patient care. He brings a combination of cutting edge surgical expertise and empathetic, patient-centered service.
Donna M. Potter, ANP
Donna graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Vermont School of Nursing, and received her Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of Massachusetts. She is board certified as an Adult Nurse Practitioner and is a member of the adjunct faculty at UMass Boston School of Nursing. Donna has more than 30 years of nursing experience.
She is knowledgeable on all aspects of vein care, and has a special interest in both sclerotherapy and cosmetic procedures. Donna’s passion is to use her medical and nursing skills to improve the quality of people’s lives.