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Alexander Shiferson, DO;FACOS;FSVS;RPVI

Director, Vein Center Clinical Assistant Professor, Surgery


Vein Care, Venous Disorders


English, Russian, Chinese, Spanish

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About Me

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
  • Phlebectomy
  • 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


SurgeryVascular Surgery


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  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • CCM Centerlight Health
  • Centers Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • Emblem GHI PPO
  • Emblem HIP HMO
  • Empire BCBS
  • Empire BCBS/HealthPlus
  • Fidelis
  • Healthcare Partners
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana Tricare
  • Local 1199
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Freedom/Liberty
  • RR Medicare
  • UHC Community
  • UHC Empire Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare