Located in NYC, East Vein and Lymphatic Centers is led by Dr. Alessandra Puggioni, a Vein and Vascular Surgeon who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of venous diseases and lower extremities vein-related lymphedema.
A Double Board-Certified Surgeon with additional training in Phlebology, Dr. Puggioni completed a Vascular Surgery Fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota in 2006.
Currently serving on the Board of Directors of the American Venous Forum, the premier international vein medical society, Dr. Puggioni has over 20 years of experience with vein ablations. A number of her publications in peer-reviewed medical journals and book chapters have led to her being invited frequently to speak nationwide and internationally.
Additionally, Dr. Puggioni is licensed in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI) and Vein Sonography (RPhS) and sees patients in her Manhattan office in NoMad on 5th Avenue in network with many insurance plans. We offer venous ultrasounds, treatment of leg wounds, phlebitis, varicose veins, spider veins, as well as ablations, sclerotherapy, and laser treatment.
For more information, please call 212-457-1491.
1989-1994 Medical School- La Sapienza University of Rome
1994-1999 General Surgery- La Sapienza University of Rome
1999-2004 General Surgery - Univ. of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
2002-2003 Venous Surgery- Straub Clinic, Honolulu, HI
2004-2006 Vascular Surgery-Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
2007-2008 North American Councilor of the International Society for Vascular Surgery
2008-2009 Member of the International Relations Committee of the SVS
2010-2012 Member of the Web Development Committee of the AVF
2015 Member of Bylaws Committee of the AVF
2015-2020 Member of the writing group on endovenous heat-induced thrombosis (EHIT) of AVF/SVS
2019-2021 Member of the Editorial Board and Committee of the monthly Newsletter of the AVF
2021-2022 Chair of the Patient Education Committee of the AVF
2021-2022 Director of American Venous Forum Foundation (AVFF)
2019- present Member of the Patient Education Committee of the AVF
2020-present Member of the Editorial Board, JVS-VL
2020-2022 Member of the Editorial Board, JVS-CIT
2022-present Member of the Board of Directors of the AVF
2022-present Member of the Health Policy Committee of the AVF
2022-present Member of the Guidelines Committee of the AVF
2023-present Education Councilor of the AVF
1994 Medical Graduation: Summa Cum Laude
1999 General Surgery Graduation: Summa Cum Laude
2003 and 2004 Best surgical resident - Univ. of Hawaii
2005 American Venous Forum (AVF) JOBST Grant
2006 Society for Vascular Surgery Marco Polo Fellowship
2015 Distinguished Fellow of the AVF
2018 Distinguished Reviewer for J Vascular Surgery VL
2014-15-16-17-18 Phoenix Magazine Top Doctor-Vascular
2020 Phoenix Magazine Top Doctor-Venous Disease
2020 Best New Reviewer, JVS-VL
- Society for Vascular Surgery
- American Venous Forum
- American Vein and Lymphatic Society
- Society for Vascular Ultrasound
- American Medical Association
- Eastern Vascular Society
- Mayo Clinic Alumni Association
EAST VEIN CENTER
245 5th Ave, 3rd Floor, New York 10016, United States Tel (212) 457-1491 FAX (877) 299-8224
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