Our Staff

HOGUE VEIN – Vein Specialists & Staff

Carl F. Dando, MD, RVT, RPVI, RPhS

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Member, American College of Phlebology
  • Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI) credential
  • ARDMS Certified as Registered Vascular Technologist

Greg D. Ruth, MD, RVT, RPVI

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery
  • Member, American College of Phlebology
  • Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI) credential
  • ARDMS Certified as Registered Vascular Technologist

Roger S. Hogue, MD, RVT

  • Diplomate of the American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine
  • Member, American College of Phlebology
  • ARDMS Certified as Registered Vascular Technologist
  • Founder & CEO of Hogue Vein Institute

Lori Hogue, RN, BSN, CLS

  • Registered Nurse
  • Surgical Assistant
  • Certified Laser Specialist

Bobbie Fournier, LPN

  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Surgical Assistant at Hogue Vein Institute

Deb Blanchard, CLS

  • Certified Laser Specialist
  • Surgical Assistant at Hogue Vein Institute

Brandi Rostad, RN, RVT, RPhS

  • ARDMS Certified as Registered Vascular Technologist
  • Registered Nurse & RVT at Hogue Vein Institute

Zack Nikolic, RVT

  • ARDMS Certified as Registered Vascular Technologist
  • RVT at Hogue Vein Institute

Stephanie Hennen

  • Billing Specialist at Hogue Vein Institute

Krista Peterson

  • Billing Specialist at Hogue Vein Institute
  • Business Manager at Hogue Vein Institute
Procedure Categories at Hogue Vein Institute
  • Vein Evaluation (FREE Vein Screening, Comprehensive Vein Evaluation)
  • Varicose Vein Treatments (Endovenous Laser Ablation, Ambulatory Phlebectomy, Injection Sclerotherapy)
  • Conservative Vein Therapy (Medical Grade Compression Stockings, Self-Implemented Vein Therapy)
  • Cosmetic Vein Treatments (Injection Sclerotherapy, Ambulatory Phlebectomy, Transdermal Laser Vein Treatment)

Minnesota Regenerative Medicine – Our Physicians

Greg D. Ruth, MD

Dr. Greg Ruth is a graduate of the University Of Minnesota School Of Medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and Certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine. Dr. Ruth specializes in pain management and cutting-edge regenerative medicine treatments, which allows him to improve the lives of everyday Americans. Dr. Ruth performs adult stem cell and PRP treatments to relieve the pain associated with osteoarthritis and chronic tendinitis, and to promote natural body healing and musculoskeletal regeneration.

When outside of work, Dr. Ruth enjoys exercising, reading, medical devices and product development, and spending time with family and friends.

Roger S. Hogue, MD

Dr. Roger Hogue is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Laser Surgery and Certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine, and ARDMS Certified as a Registered Vascular Technologist. Dr. Hogue specializes in pain management and cutting-edge regenerative medicine treatments. Dr. Hogue believes this allows him to improve the lives of everyday Americans. Dr. Hogue performs stem cell and PRP treatments to relieve the pain associated with osteoarthritis and chronic tendinitis, and to promote natural body healing and musculoskeletal regeneration.

When outside of work Dr. Hogue enjoys medical device innovation, wrestling, cooking, exercising, and spending time with family and friends.

Procedure Categories at Minnesota Regenerative Medicine

  • Musculoskeletal Regeneration with Stem Cells and PRP
  • Hair Regeneration with PRP and ACell®
  • Skin Regeneration with PRP and ACell®
  • Penis Regeneration with PRP (Priapus Shot®)

HCS MedSpa – Our Clinicians & Staff

HCS MedSpa is a medical spa and subsidiary of Hogue Cosmetic Surgery, committed to offering the best customer service and cosmetic treatment results for the communities we serve in Minnesota, including the greater Minneapolis-St. Paul metro areas. We never charge for consultations. We only charge for the procedures we perform. Call our office for an appointment near you to get started on that NEW LOOK, NEW YOU!

Bobbie Fournier, LPN

Brandi Rostad, RN, BSN, RVT

Cynthia Trout, LE, LSO

Laura Brager (Patient Care Coordinator)

Lori Hogue, RN, CLS, LSO

Roger Hogue, MD (Medical Director)

Procedure Categories at HCS MedSpa

  • RF Skin Tightening (ThermiSmooth®, VenusFreeze®)
  • BBL Photofacial
  • Laser Hair Reduction
  • Laser Treatment of Redness (Rosacea)
  • Laser Vein Treatment
  • Laser Toenail Fungus Treatment
  • HydraFacial
  • Medical Grade Skin Care
  • Micropigmentation (Tattoo Makeup)

Hogue Cosmetic Surgery – Cosmetic Surgeon & Staff

Roger S. Hogue, MD

Dr. Roger Hogue earned his M.D. degree from Stanford University in 1992. Dr. Hogue, a board certified cosmetic surgeon and Diplomate of the American Board of Laser Surgery, has pioneered and perfected multiple cosmetic surgery procedures to achieve world-class results for his patients. World-class experience, mastery of technology, creative innovation, meticulous attention to detail, and true artistry, all comprise the essence of Dr. Hogue. As a cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Hogue specializes in laser liposuction (face, neck, body), body contouring, skin tightening, facial rejuvenation, “Portrait Procedure”, hair regeneration, dermal fillers & wrinkle correction.

Lori Hogue, RN, CLS, LSO

Laura Brager (Patient Care Coordinator)

Procedure Categories at Hogue Cosmetic Surgery
  • Facial Rejuvenation
  • Laser Liposuction
  • Traditional Liposuction
  • Cellulite Reduction
  • Hair Regeneration
  • Skin Tightening
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Regeneration
  • Underarm Sweating
  • Cosmetic Vein Treatments
  • Wrinkle Reduction
  • Fillers & Injectables
  • Men’s Sexual Health
  • Priapus Shot®