New York Vascular Surgeon
10 W 66th St., Ste. 1B
New York, New York 10023 US
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5 out of 5 stars Hand Rejuvenation

Excellent experience and results

I have been going to Dr. Mendes since early 2014 and I very pleased with my treatment experiences and results. Dr. Mendes is both highly skilled and empathetic with excellent communication. Her staff is professional, kind and helpful.

5 out of 5 stars EVLT

Dr. Mendes is THE Vein Care Specialist! EVLT Gave Me 100% Relief - New York

Dr. Mendes and her staff are knowledgeable, caring and helped treat the heaviness and discomfort I was feeling in my legs. I stand for prolonged periods at my job and 3 weeks post procedure (EVLT) - I have complete relief! Dr. Mendes put me at ease and took her time to address all my questions. I would highly recommend Dr. Mendes - whose bedside manner is truly one of a kind. She most...

*Your results may vary. Any specific claims or permanence length of results vary for each patient and are not guaranteed.

Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Surgery - Vascular

Consultation Fee

$400. A complete consultation and ultrasound evalation will be provided. Various health care plans are accepted.

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Mendes has hospital affiliations at Mount Sinai West, Mount Sinai St. Luke's-Roosevelt, Englewood Hospital.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical: MD, Columbia University's College of Physicians & Surgeons
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Internship: Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center
    Residency: Mount Sinai St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center

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Does EVLT work to prevent future spider veins?

Veins with poorly functioning valves will dilate. The patient can develop rope-like varicose veins. This also increases spider veins. When the cause... READ MORE

I'm 28, 5ft 10, weigh 74kgs; I have bulging veins from my knee up my thigh, should I see a doctor? (Photo)

Bulging, ropy veins can be blue or green. You should be seen by a vascular surgeon for a complete diagnosis for varicose veins. READ MORE

What can I do for pain in my ankle bone after having terrible infection from sclerotherapy?

Thank you for your question. You may want to see your physician to rule out osteomyelitis - which is a bone infection. READ MORE

EVLT Type Procedures Worth It for Varicose Veins?

Ultrasound is frequently done to rule out a deep vein thrombosis. It is also performed in patients with varicose veins to determine how long it takes... READ MORE

Is it okay to do a tattoo after a vein treatment?

If the tattoo is in the area of the vein treatment - wait. Tattooing is not an emergency. If the tattoo is not near the vein treatment - then you can... READ MORE

I am having Sclerotherapy surgery on both legs. My legs and veins are very painful at the moment.

Sclerotherapy is not surgery. It consists of injecting a solution into the protruding vein to collapse the vein. It does not warrant time off from... READ MORE

Is Sclerotherapy on bulging hand veins a permanent remedy? (photo)

Sclerotherapy essentially destroys the vein. If appropriately done, that vein will not return. The body's mechanism for responding to this kind of... READ MORE

I had EVLT 2 weeks ago. Can I lay in the sun now?

Thank you for your question. I am sure most physicians would agree that sun should be avoided following any procedure. In general, it is always best... READ MORE

Are there any side effects to using sclerotherapy for spider veins?

Sclerotherapy kills the vein and causes it to become a scar. It is a scar underneath the skin and it will take time to disappear. It takes longer in... READ MORE

My nurse says she does not need Veinlite during my sclerotherapy appointments.

Thank you for your question. Veins can be characterized as spider, reticular and varicose. A skilled provider knows the difference and can determine... READ MORE

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