About our Lakeland, Florida Location

At United Vein Centers our Doctors and staff use their superior knowledge and state-of-the-art laser technology to help their patients improve their quality of life by eliminating symptoms such as pain, aching, and swelling caused by damaged or unsightly veins. The team’s mission is to keep patients as healthy and active as possible, allowing you to return to your ideal lifestyle. Visit a vein center Lakeland FL locals trust!


Derrick Martin, M.D.

Board-Certified Surgeon and Vein Specialist

Dr. Derrick J. Martin, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a board-certified surgeon and vein specialist who has been practicing medicine for more than 40 years. He is certified by the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine and Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing. Dr. Martin specializes in office-based minimally invasive vein procedures to help improve the quality of life to patients who suffer from vein disease.

On top of his work as a surgeon, Dr. Martin has played an active role in medical education, teaching medical students, students physician assistants, and resident doctors, doing his part, and giving back the field of medicine.

After practicing as an Emergency Medicine Doctor in Jamaica, Dr. Martin decided to follow his dream to become a surgeon. He came to the United States and took an internship with Colombia University’s Harlem Hospital Medical Center, then doing his residency there as well. After graduating, he later completed a fellowship in Endoscopy at Harlem hospital and a fellowship in Multi-Specialty Surgery at Bayley-Seton Hospital in Staten Island, NY.

Before he joined us here at United Vein Centers, he enjoyed a successful career spanning several decades as an Attending General Surgeon at several hospitals across the country.



  • American Board of Surgery
  • Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing
  • American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine


  • Doctor of Medicine, University of the West Indies Medical School


  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons


  • Residency, Harlem Hospital Medical Center, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship, Endoscopy, Harlem Hospital Medical Center, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Fellowship, Multi-Surgery Specialties, Bayley-Seton Hospital, Staten Island, NY
  • Fellowship, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

Driving Directions

Between Young Place and Carey Place on the West side of the street. Across from Fat Jack’s and we are in the Coldwell Banker Building, next to KFC.



From I-4W:
  • Take exit 31 for FL-539 toward Kathleen/Lakeland.
  • Turn RIGHT onto FL-539 S/Kathleen Rd.
  • Continue onto Sikes Blvd.
  • Turn LEFT onto W Lime St.
  • Turn right onto Florida Ave S.
  • Destination will be on the Right-hand side.
From I-4E:
  • Take I-4 W to US-92 W/E Hillsborough Ave
  • Take exit 7 from I-4 W
  • Follow I-4 E to Lakeland.
  • Take Exit 31 from I-4E.
  • Continue on Kathleen Road to Florida Ave S.
From Polk Parkway: (TOLLS)
  • Head west on FL-570 W.
  • Take exit 7 for FL-37/S Florida Ave.
  • Turn RIGHT onto FL-37 N/Florida Ave S.
  • Destination will be on the Left-hand side.


3003 South Florida Ave, Suite 101 Lakeland, FL 33803


  • Monday 8AM – 5PM
  • Tuesday 8AM – 5PM
  • Wednesday 8AM – 5PM
  • Thursday 8AM – 5PM
  • Friday 8AM – 5PM
  • Saturday CLOSED
  • Sunday CLOSED

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United Vein Centers is dedicated to both patient satisfaction and excellent results. With locations across the United States, we are able to reach a broad spectrum of patients. Our doctors are vein specialists and our staff is thoroughly trained and educated in all aspects of vein health. Visit a vein center Lakeland FL locals can count on!

Let our skilled
doctors help you
live without pain

*Due to legal limitations, our Free Screening offer cannot be extended to Medicare or Medicaid beneficiaries or other recipients of federal or state health care benefit programs.

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Office Hours: M–F 8-5

Tel: 800-952-5954

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