New York Physician
41 Park Ave., #1C
New York, New York 10016 US
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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine

Awards & Recognition

Harvard Medical School - Teacher of the Year - 2013
Harvard Medical School - Mentor of the Year - 2014

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: BS, University of Maryland
    Medical: MD, University of Miami
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship: Harvard Medical School

Treatments offered at Vein Institute and Pain Centers of America

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Read that since birth control pills mimic pregnancy, it can make spider veins worse by weakening vein walls. Is it true? (photo)

Multiple pregnancies are one of the many factors that contribute to the presence of venous reflux. Using ultrasound to scan your legs, your physician... READ MORE

Should I be worried about the spider veins in my ankle ? I'm a 18 year old boy. (photos)

If you are concerned about family history, consider a visit to a vein specialist who you can trust to determine if venous reflux is present. Healthy... READ MORE

Not sure if my veins are responding to Sclerotherapy. (Photo)

It can take up to 2 month or more to see full results after sclerotherapy. However, If sclerotherapy does not give you the results you are looking... READ MORE

Are these normal or varicose veins? (photo)

Basically healthy veins contain valves that open and close to assist the return of blood back to the heart. When these valves that keep blood flowing... READ MORE

Can varicose vein be treated with medication or with therapy? (photo)

A vein specialist should examine your legs first and also perform an evaluation with ultrasound of the lower extremities to check for venous... READ MORE

What is the best treatment for recurring varicose vein? (Photos)

There are various options; Venaseal closure system is innovative treatment option that uses an adhesive to seal the vein and does not require the use... READ MORE

Sclerotherapy has left me with a purple, blue and green bruised looking area over treatment area.

Consider a full venous reflux evaluation with a vein specialist to determine if venous reflux is present especially if you are concerned about dilated... READ MORE

I still have bulging veins on ankle and foot, will they resolve on their own?

Most patients after radiofrequency ablation (RFA) report improvement in their symptoms within one to two weeks following the procedure. However, it is... READ MORE

Should my legs look like this 11 weeks after Sclerotherapy? (photo)

It could take up to 2 months or more to see full results after sclerotherapy. However, if sclerotherapy is not giving you the results you are looking... READ MORE

Not sure if my veins are responding to Sclerotherapy (Photo)

It can take up to 2 month or more to see full results after sclerotherapy. However, if sclerotherapy is not giving you the results you are looking... READ MORE

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