Meet Our Physicians

Barbara Z. Terpstra, MD

Dr. Barbara Z. Terpstra, MD With extensive clinical experience in women’s health, Dr. Barbara Z. Terpstra has a unique perspective on the role that varicose and spider veins play in a woman’s life. Dr. Terpstra is a member of the American College of Phlebology and completed her Phlebology Fellowship through the Midwest Vein Center Training Institute. Prior to joining the Midwest Vein Center, Dr. Terpstra maintained a private OB/Gyn practice in the Southwest Suburbs of Chicago. With surgical, ultrasound and clinical experience in treating women’s health issues, Dr. Terpstra combines the newest technologies with solid scientific data in her practice as a Phlebologist. Patients from Midwest Vein Center’s Orland Park location describe Dr. Terpstra and her staff as “very professional and extremely welcoming”.
Dr. Terpstra is fully trained in all aspects of vein disease and is the Medical Director of the Midwest Vein Center in Orland Park. Because of her background and experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dr. Terpstra’s special area of expertise in Phlebology is in the treatment of varicose and spider vein problems that develop as a result of pregnancies. Dr. Terpstra is the proud mother of two daughters. In her free time, she enjoys gardening and cooking. She and her husband also share a love of singing and are members of their church choir.

Dr. Terpstra practices out of Midwest Vein Center’s location in Orland Park.

Orland Park, Illinois

10755 W. 143rd St
Orland Park, IL 60462
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Phone: 630-206-3123

“At Midwest Vein I felt like I was their most valued patient! Little to no wait at every appointment, only treated exactly what was needed, and the staff and Dr. Terpstra could not have been more thoughtful, knowledgeable, and efficient.”

Education & Experience

Bachelor of Science: University of Tulsa
MD: University of Oklahoma
Residency: Tulane Medical Center – New Orleans
Fellowship: Phlebology
Board Certified: American Board of Phlebology

Member of the following prestigious medical organizations:

  • American College of Phlebology
  • Chicago Medical Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Illinois State Medical Society


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