About Afzal Clinics | Afzal Clinics

We have served the Minneapolis/ St. Paul metro area for more than 11 years. We train physicians and surgeons who want to start learning cutting edge technologies for treatment of Varicose veins. Dr Afzal is the trainer for MEDTRONIC for Venaseal and Radiofrequency ablation. Our reviews speak volumes on how our patients feel about us and the care they received. We have comfortable treatment options from treatment of spider and varicose veins. We offer Saturday appointments and our patient care coordinators help you navigate through the insurance and HSA account maze. Our patients feel the difference and it shows in our reviews on Facebook and Google. Our patients have access to our specialists and our focus is your goals of treatment.

Afzal Clinics is in network with the following Insurances:

BCBS, Health Partners, PreferredOne, Medica, Medicare, UCare, and Humana UHC

Brielle RN, BSN

Nurse Injector

Brielle is a registered nurse who earned her bachelor’s in nursing from Bethel University. She has been with Afzal Clinics since 2011. Brielle’s personal approach to aesthetics is to enhance a patient’s natural beauty and uniqueness whether it’s by the removal of spider veins, restoring volume loss by dermal fillers or minimizing the effects of aging with neurotoxins and or lasers. Her favorite treatments to personally have done include neurotoxins, Halo and Hydrafacial. Her favorite service to provide is lip filler. “The best part about my job, is getting to know the patient’s and to be able to make a difference in their lives.”

In her spare time Brielle enjoys spending time with her husband and step-daughters, friends, traveling, trying out new restaurants and enjoying a good book with a cup of coffee.

Rachael is a registered vascular ultrasound technician. She has worked in all specialties of ultrasound, but my true passion is Vascular. She loves the challenges it creates, and likes being a part of each patients unique care plan. She did her clinical rotation at a cardiac hospital in Nashville Tennessee. From her time in Nashvilleshe gained so much experience in the field of ultrasound, got to be a part of multiple different procedures, and met so many amazing people along the way.
“I would love to help you get back to your best self; without the leg pain!”

When Rachael is not doing ultrasounds, she spends most of her time traveling to new places and playing with her energetic golden retriever named Nash.

Dr Kamran Afzal

Dr Kamran Afzal

Board-Certified Physician

Dr. Afzal is considered a regional expert in vein disease care having performed more than 3000 ablations and 120,000 injections.Dr. Afzal is the regional trainer for Covidien, providing training on radiofrequency ablation, also known as the Venefit procedure. He is also a regional trainer for Vascular Solutions, a company that specializes in the development of medical devices for the vascular field, providing training on endovenous laser ablation, also known as EVLA, Laser and EVLT. He is the only vein doctor in Minnesota who holds this distinction.

Kristen Winter PA-C

Physician Assistant

Kristen Winter is originally from Maple Grove, MN. She pesnt four years studying her undergraduate degree in Biology and Chemistry at the University of Minnesota – Duluth, and then spent 3 years in Lincoln, Nebraska at Union College where she received her Master’s in Physician Assistant studies. Before this Kristen worked as a PA-C in Orthopedics with a hand surgeon, she made the switch over to Afzal Clinics to work in the medspa and vein specialty, and she is loving it!

Outside of work, Kristen loves to run, lift weights, and explore new restaurants in downtown Minneapolis. She spendsmost of her free time with her boyfriend and their chocolate lab, Berkley!


Advance Practice Esthetician

Advanced Practice Esthetician, CoolSculpting Technician
After attending the University of Cincinnati, Caitlyn decided to pursue a career in aesthetics. She attended the Aveda Institute of Minneapolis, where she became a licensed esthetician. After working in the industry with todays top technologies Caitlyn went on to become an Advanced Practice Esthetician. She loves the variety that her work brings every day. She has been with Afzal Clinics for more than 4 years and has vast knowledge of all of the treatments provided at the practice. Her top priority is to make our clients feel comfortable, educated and at ease about the treatments we provide.