Free Vein Screening at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 11:23 AM EST
The Center for Vein Disease at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center (EHMC) will offer free vein screenings on March 22, 24 and April 3 to men and women with visible, abnormal leg veins such as bulging varicose veins or spider veins. Those who experience leg pain or have a history of blood clots are encouraged to attend. Most vein problems can be managed on an outpatient basis with local anesthesia.
Steve Elias, MD And Englewood Hospital And Medical Center Offer Free Vein Screenings March 22nd, 24th, and April 3rd
Vein screening and National DVT Awareness month
Englewood Hospital & Medical Center
350 Engle Street
Englewood, New Jersey 07631
Pre-registration is required 866.980-3462
-Event Aids in Awareness and Early Detection of Vein Disease-
The management of patients with previous DVT
Patients with varicose veins should know the early warning signs of vein disease to help prevent potential complications. Symptoms include aching, throbbing or swelling in the legs, ankles or feet. Patients with previous blood clots should also be screened.The screening will be held at The Center for Vein Disease at EHMC and includes a physical examination and a thorough review of medical history and treatment options. If further evaluation is needed, a follow-up appointment for non-invasive testing can be scheduled.
What: Free Vein Screening
Where: Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
The Center for Vein Disease, 3rd Floor
350 Engle Street
Englewood, NJ 07631
Who: Board-certified vein specialists and physicians will provide free vein screenings to men and women of all ages.
When: Saturday, March 22, 10:00am-2:00pm
Monday, March 24, 10:00am-2:00pm
Thursday, April 3, 2:00pm- 5:00pm
How: Pre-registration is required. Call (866)-980-3462 or visit www.englewoodhospital.com and click the “Classes and Support Groups” tab
About Dr. Steven Elias: Steve Elias MD FACS FACPh, is the Director of the Center for Vein Disease at Englewood Hospital.. Dr. Steve Elias was recently named by VEIN Magazine as one of the 25 most influential professionals in vein care worldwide and voted “Best Doctor” in 2009, 2010 and 2011 by New York Magazine. In 2011, Dr. Elias was listed in The U.S. News & World Report Top Doctors in America. Castle Connolly as Top Doctor in the New York Metropolitan Area has named him for the last 9 years. He has been Visiting Professor at Yale University and has given keynote speeches at the Turkish Asian Vascular Society meeting and at the International Congress on Endovascular Interventions.
Dr. Elias lectures, publishes, and teaches nationally and internationally about minimally invasive vein care and surgical procedures. As Founder and Course Director of the Annual Vascular Fellows Course in Venous Disease, he trains young vascular surgeons in the treatment of vein problems. He is also the Course Director for the Expert Venous Management Course held at Englewood Hospital that teaches advanced vein care. His clinical interests encompass all aspects of vein care: spider veins, varicose veins, perforator and deep venous incompetence, and venous ulcers. Dr. Elias performs and teaches most minimally invasive vein procedures. His work also includes the prevention and treatment of DVT (Deep Venous Thrombosis).
Dr. Elias is a fellowship-trained vascular surgeon and is board certified in Phlebology and Surgery. Societal memberships include: The American Venous Forum, The American College of Phlebology, The Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, American Venous Forum Foundation, American College of Phlebology Foundation, American College of Surgeons and the International Society of Cardiovascular Surgery. In addition, Dr. Elias is a member of The New York Society of Vascular Surgery and The New Jersey Vascular Society. He is a recipient of the Dardik Research and Education Award and The Fellows Education Award.