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2010 Press Releases

For Immediate Release

Sandra Sgambati


Dr. Steve Elias, Director of The Centers for Vein Disease at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center and at Manhattan’s Mount Sinai Medical Center, is offering free vein screenings in October.

The Free Vein Screenings series, now in its 5th year, takes place as follows:

October 5th 4pm – 7pm

October 21st 1:30pm – 4:30pm

October 29th 9:30am – 12:30pm

Patients with visible veins such as bulging varicose veins, spider veins or those with a personal or family history of blood clots should set up an appointment in advance with Dr. Steve Elias by calling 866-980-3462. The screenings will be held at The Center for Vein Disease at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, 350 Engle Street, Englewood, NJ 07631.

Call to register:  866-980-3462

About Dr. Steven Elias:

Dr. Dr. Elias is the only Vascular Surgeon in the Tri-State region that exclusively treats vein disease.  He uses minimally invasive technologies including ClariVein and Vein Gogh.

Dr. 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 and 2010 by New York Magazine.  He lectures, publishes, and teaches extensively about minimally invasive vein care and procedures. As Course Director of the Annual Vascular Fellows Course in Venous Disease, he trains young vascular surgeons in the treatment of vein problems. His clinical interests encompass all aspects of vein care: spider veins, varicose veins, perforator and deep venous incompetence, and venous ulcers. He performs all minimally invasive vein procedures and his work at the Center for Vein Disease includes the prevention and treatment of DVT Deep Venous Thrombosis.

Dr. Elias is a fellowship-trained vascular surgeon and member of the American Venous Forum, the American College of Phlebology, the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery, and the International Society of Cardiovascular Surgery. He is a recipient of the Dardik Research and Education Award and The Fellows Course Education Award.  For more information about Dr. Steve Elias and the advanced treatments he offers, visit www.veindisease.com.



About Englewood Hospital and Medical Center
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center provides patients with the highest level of compassionate care through a broad range of state-of-the-art clinical programs and the most advanced treatments and diagnostic services. It is renowned for its bloodless medicine and surgery program, cardiac and vascular programs and its leadership in breast care, oncology and joint replacement services. Through its affiliation with the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Mount Sinai Consortium for Graduate Medical Education, this thriving, acute-care and community teaching hospital trains medical residents in a variety of disciplines, including internal medicine, critical care medicine, surgery, pediatrics, podiatry, and pathology.  Englewood Hospital is home to a Vascular Fellowship Program that has trained a generation of world-class vascular surgeons.  Additionally, many members of the medical staff at Englewood Hospital serve as faculty members at Mount Sinai. Englewood Hospital has earned numerous accreditations from the Joint Commission and other organizations and is among the six percent of hospitals nationwide honored with the prestigious Magnet nursing award, a distinction that has been earned twice by its nursing staff.