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Director, Vein Center Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery
Maimonides Physician
Phone: 718-283-7957
Department of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
947 49th Street Brooklyn, NY 11219


  • Vein Care
  • Venous Disorders


  • English
  • Russian
  • Chinese
  • Spanish

Dr. Alexander Shiferson is a surgeon in the Vascular Surgery Division at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Shiferson attended medical school at Midwestern University, followed by a residency at Wykoff Hospital Medical Center. He completed his fellowship at Maimonides, where is currently is the only Russian speaking, board- certified, vascular surgeon. He is a Director of Vein Center and the Associate Medical Director of the Vascular Laboratory certified by IACVL (RPVI). He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at SUNY Downstate Medical School. Dr. Alexander Shiferson has published extensively in the field of Vascular Surgery. He is a dedicated part of the outstanding Maimonides Vascular Surgery team.

Areas of Expertise

Deep Venous Thrombosis
Outpatient Care - Brighton Beach
Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
Peripheral Intervention
Varicose Veins
Vein Care
Venous Disorders

Conditions Treated

Abdominal Aneurysms
Acute Venous Disease
Carotid Artery Disease (CAD)
Chronic Venous Insufficiency
Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)
Reticular Veins
Spider Veins
Venous Ulcers


Endovenous Laser Treatment (EVLT)
Carotid Surgery and New Carotid Stenting Technologies
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aneurysms
Iliac Vein Stenting
Injection Sclerotherapy of Varicose/Spider Veins
Minimally Invasive Dialysis Access
Minimally Invasive Limb Salvage Procedures
Non-Healing Venous Ulcer Treatments
Radiofrequency Ablation of Varicose Veins
Vascular Surgery
Vein-Gogh® Spider Veins
Ultrasound Guided Procedures
Wound Care


Medical Degree

Midwestern University


Wyckoff Heights Medical Center


Wyckoff Heights Medical Center


Maimonides Medical Center


Vascular Surgery

Department of Vascular & Endovascular Surgery

947 49th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11219
Telephone: 718-283-7957
Maimonides Vein Center

745 64th Street, 4th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11220
Telephone: 718-283-7957
Maimonides Doctors Brighton Beach

3209 Coney Island Avenue, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11235
Telephone: 718-265-0005
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  • Emblem GHI PPO
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  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Freedom/Liberty
  • RR Medicare
  • UHC Community
  • UHC Empire Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare
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