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SHIFERSON, ALEXANDER, DO

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

Specialties

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

Languages

  • English
Biography

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 the Associate Medical Director of the Vascular Laboratory, and certified by IACVL (RPVI). He also is the Director of the Maimonides Vein Center. Dr. Alexander Shiferson has published extensively in his field. He is a dedicated part of the outstanding Maimonides Vascular Surgery team.

Areas of Expertise

Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT)
Peripheral Intervention
Varicose Veins
Vascular Surgery
Vein Care
Venous Disorders
Outpatient Care - Brighton Beach

Conditions Treated

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

Treatments

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
Phlebectomy
Radiofrequency Ablation of Varicose Veins
Vascular Surgery
Vein-Gogh® Spider Veins
Ultrasound Guided Procedures
Wound Care

Education

Medical Degree

Midwestern University

Internship

Wyckoff Heights Medical Center

Residency

Wyckoff Heights Medical Center

Fellowship

Maimonides Medical Center

Board

Surgery - general
Vascular Surgery - general

Locations
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
Insurance
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • CCM CenterLight Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • Emblem GHI PPO
  • Emblem HIP HMO
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus (Amerigroup)
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthCare Partners, IPA
  • Healthfirst
  • Humana Tricare (formerly Tricare Non Network)
  • Local 1199
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare (Commercial Plans)
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plans (Medicaid)
  • VillageCare Max
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare
  • WellCare
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