Qinghua (Richard) Pu, MD

Director, Vascular Asian Community Outreach

Maimonides Physician


Vascular Surgery


English, Chinese

About Me

Dr. Pu specializes in vascular and endovascular surgery at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Dr. Pu graduated from Chongqing Medical University, did vascular biology postdoctoral training at University of Tennessee, completed his general surgery residency at Maimonides Medical Center, and completed his vascular surgery fellowship at Staten Island University Hospital, before joining the faculty at Maimonides Medical Center. Dr. Pu is certified by the accrediting body for vascular laboratory diagnostics, IACVL (RPVI). In addition to his training in the U.S., Dr. Pu trained and practiced in China, and is fluent in English and Chinese. With extensive vascular and endovascular clinical experience, he has also participated in several research studies, taught in China and Tennessee, and teaches in his position at Maimonides. Dr. Pu is backed by a team of professionals who excel at what they do and provide the very best vascular care with skill and genuine concern for each patient.

Areas of Expertise

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Care
  • Aortic Disease
  • Endovascular & Vascular Surgery Care
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Vein Care

Conditions Treated

  • Aortic Aneurysms & Dissections
  • Carotid Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD)
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms & Dissections
  • Varicose Veins
  • Venous Disease
  • Visceral Arterial Disease
  • Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Hemodialysis Access


  • Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Arterial Bypass
  • Endovascular or Open Repair of Aneurysms
  • Carotid Endarterectomy and Stenting
  • Hemodialysis Access Creation
  • Endovenous Laser Treatment (EVLT)
  • Medical Management
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Phlebectomy
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Wound Care


Medical Degree

Chongqing Medical University (CQMU)


First Affiliated Hospital of CQMU


Maimonides Medical Center


Staten Island University Hospital, Maimonides Medical Center


General Surgery


  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • CenterLight
  • Centers Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Empire Plan (United Healthcare)
  • Fidelis
  • Hamaspik
  • HealthFirst
  • Hotel Trades
  • Local 1199
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford
  • RiverSpring Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • VillageCare Max
  • VNS Choice
  • Wellcare
  • WTC Health Program

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