Alexander Shiferson, DO,FSVS, FACOS, RPVI, Vascular Surgeon with Maimonides Medical Center

Get to know Vascular Surgeon Dr. Alexander Shiferson, who serves patients in Brooklyn, New York.

Dr. Shiferson is a Director of Vein Center and Associate Medical Director of Vascular Laboratories at Maimonides Medical Center. He is an attending vascular surgeon, who specializes in arterial diseases, aneurysms, venous disorders, deep venous thrombosis, and varicose veins. He works at Maimonides Medical Center, a non-profit, major hospital located in Brooklyn, New York. The hospital is both a treatment facility and academic medical center with 711 beds, and more than 70 primary care and subspecialty programs. Maimonides was also listed among the top 5 individual hospitals in New York State for cardiology services, coronary interventional procedures, stroke treatment, and gastrointestinal medical services.

Dr. Shiferson is board-certified in Vascular Surgery. Dr. Shiferson is a Fellow of the Society  for Vascular surgery, a not-for-profit professional medical society, composed primarily of vascular surgeons, that seeks to advance excellence and innovation in vascular health through education, advocacy, research and public awareness.

Dr. Shiferson received his medical degree from Midwestern University in 2000. He completed his residency in General Surgery at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, followed by his fellowship training in Vascular Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center. Dr. Shiferson has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals.

Dr. Shiferson has received several awards throughout his line of work, including Patients’ Choice Award (2018), On-Time Doctor Award (2018, 2016, 2014), and Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016).

Vascular surgery is a surgical subspecialty in which diseases of the vascular system, arteries, veins and lymphatic circulation, are managed by medical therapy, minimally-invasive catheter procedures as well as surgical reconstruction. As a vascular surgeon, Dr. Shiferson diagnoses, treats, and manages conditions in the arteries and veins. He treats a range of health problems, from life-threatening aneurysms to varicose veins. He manages chronic conditions throughout patients lives.

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