Northern Virginia Vein Specialists, Interventional Radiologists




physician assistant at Fairfax Vein Center – Northern Virginia Vein Clinic

Varin Bird, Physician Assistant

Varin attended Mary Washington University as an undergraduate, finishing with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2010. In 2014, she completed her Master of Medical Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Yale University. She then joined the vein clinic at Fairfax Radiology shortly after in 2015. Her favorite aspect of her job is interacting with patients and learning their stories. Outside of work, Varin enjoys doing Barre classes, visiting wineries, hiking, listening to an eclectic mix of music, and watching the Washington Capitals win. Varin is a native of Vienna, VA and is proud to serve the healthcare needs of patients in Northern Virginia and beyond.



Emily Gardner, Physician Assistant

Emily Gardner, Physician Assistant

Emily graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in Psychology in 2010. She then went on to complete her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at Jefferson College of Health Sciences in Roanoke, VA in 2014. She started her career in obstetrics and gynecological surgery before making the transition into interventional radiology. She enjoys interacting with patients from all walks of life and providing comprehensive patient care. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, exploring new cultures and cuisines, and hiking with her rescue dog, Luna.



Nicole Liang Physician Assistant

Nicole Laing, Physician Assistant

Bio coming soon!



Gabrielle Leger Physician Assistant

Gabrielle Leger, Physician Assistant

Gabrielle graduated from Concordia University of Texas with a degree in Biology in 2015. She then went on to complete her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in 2017. She enjoys the opportunity to make a real positive difference in the lives of patients and their families. Outside of work she enjoys cooking, traveling, running, and cycling.