The Fellows that attend the three-day program are from top institutions throughout the country including Columbia Medical Center, Mt. Sinai, Tufts University, Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Yale University, NYU, John Hopkins and others.The goal of the course is to educate and update the fellows regarding the latest theories and developments in the clinical practice of vein disease management. Fellows will gain an overall understanding of vein disease to allow them to successfully incorporate venous knowledge, skills and techniques into their overall practice as they make the transition from training to the clinical practice.
About Dr. Steve Elias:
Steve Elias MD, FACS is the Director of Center for Vein Disease and The Wound Healing Center at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in Englewood, New Jersey. Dr. Elias is also the Director at Sovereign Medical Group Vein and Vascular Institute.
Dr. Elias is board certified and is a leading name in vascular surgery, minimally invasive endovascular therapy and research. As founder of the American Venous Forum Fellows Course in Vein Disease, Dr. Elias educates graduating physicians from leading institutions (Columbia, Yale, Tufts) about the management of vein disease. His clinical interests include all aspects of minimally invasive vein care, both procedure development and teaching. Venous education of new and current practitioners has been the cornerstone of his commitment to modern vein care and its impact on patient outcomes.
Dr. Elias is the founder and course director of the Expert Venous Management course teaching advanced management of venous disease. Dr. Elias has lectured and published all aspects of venous disease nationally and internationally. He is the Medical Director of VEIN Magazine and the Medical Editor of the American Venous Forum’s Newsletter, Vein Specialist. Other societal memberships include: American Venous Forum, Society for Vascular Surgery, International Society of Vascular Surgery, American College of Phlebology, and the American College of Surgery. He has been the Director of Mount Sinai Vein Center and the Columbia University Vascular Vein Program.