Endovenous Laser Ablation by F2sTru


									                         CURRICULUM VITAE


     BORN:        February 14, 1953
     ADDRESS:     Work: 350 Engle St., Englewood, New Jersey 07631
                         Englewood Hospital and Medical Center

     PHONE:       Work: (201) 894-3252
     E-MAIL:      veinninnovations@aol.com

    HIGH SCHOOL:                W.C. Mepham H.S.; Bellmore, New York
                                Graduated 1971

    COLLEGE:                    The Johns Hopkins University
                                Baltimore, Maryland-Graduated 1975 B.A.

     MEDICAL SCHOOL:            State University of New York at Buffalo.
                                Buffalo, New York-Graduated 1979 M.D
     RESIDENCY:                 SUNY At Buffalo Medical School
                                The Millard Fillmore Hospital, Buffalo, New York
                                General Surgical Residency, 1979-1984

VASCULAR FELLOWSHIP             Englewood Hospital and Medical Center,
                                New Jersey
                                Vascular Fellow- July 1984- June 1985


     National Board of Medical Examiners-#218309, July 1980
     New York State License - #145234
     New Jersey License - #44570
     Board Certified –American Board of Surgery- November 1987 -#32675
     Re-Certification-American Board of Surgery- October 1997
     Re-Certification-American Board of Surgery- November 2007
     Board Certified – Phlebology – May 2008

       Fellow American College of Surgeons- 1989
       New Jersey Vascular Society- 1990
       American College of Phlebology- 2000
       American Venous Forum- 2000
       Eastern Vascular Society-2003
       Society of Clinical Vascular Surgery-200
       International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery-2004
       Society for Vascular Surgery-2007
       Fellow of the American College of Phlebology-2007


Director, Center for Vein Disease, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY 2007-Present

Director, Center for Vein Disease, Englewood Hospital & Medical Center, Englewood,
          New Jersey 2002-Present

Director, Anticoagulation/Thrombosis Center, Englewood Hospital & Medical Center,
       Englewood, New Jersey 2006-Present

Associate Professor of Surgery –Division Vascular Surgery, Mount Sinai School
       of Medicine, New York, N.Y. 1990-Present

Senior Active Attending – Department of Vascular Surgery and General Surgery,
       Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Englewood, New Jersey 1985-Present


Procedure Review Committee, Chairman- Englewood Hospital and Medical Center,
      Englewood New Jersey

Risk Management Committee- Englewood Hospital and Medical Center,
        Englewood, New Jersey
Joint Ad hoc Committee - American Venous Forum/Society Interventional Radiology for
the Standardization of Endovenous Ablative Procedure Reporting

Committee on Issues – American Venous Forum

Outcomes Committee – American Venous Forum

Professional Education Committee – American College of Phlebology

Awards Committee – American College of Phlebology

Preceptorship Committee, Chairman – American College of Phlebology

Joint Committee AVF/SIR on Reporting Standards for Endovenous Ablation

Item Writers Committee ACP for Board Certification Exam in Phlebology

   1. Taheri, S.A., Elias, S.M.; Diagnosis of Ureteral Injury After Aortic Bypass.
       Vascular Surgery 15:106-113, 1981
   2. Taheri, S. A., Elias S. M., and Lazar, L.: Profundoplasty for Ischemic Lower
       Extremity. Vascular Surgery 16:95-105, 1982
   3. Taheri, S.A., Elias, S.M.: Perineal Crossover for Extra-Anatomical Bypass: A
       Case Report. Vascular Surgery 16:137-139, 1982
   4. Taheri, S.A., Lazar L., Elias S.M., Marchand, P.: Vein Valve Transplant. Surgery
       91:28-33, 1982
   5. Taheri, S.A., Sheehaan, F., Elias, S.M.: Descending Venogram. Angiology
       34:299-305, 1983
   6. Taheri, S.A., Lazar, L., Elias, and S.M.: Surgical Treatment of Post-Phlebitic
       Syndrome. British Journal of Surgery 69 (Suppl): S59-S-62, June 1982
   7. Taheri, S.A., Lazar, L., Elias, S.M.: Status of Vein Valve Transplant after Twelve
       Months. Archives of Surgery 117:1313, 1982
   8. Taheri, S.A., Lazar, L., Elias, S.M., Marchand, P., Heffner, R.: Surgical
       Treatment of Post-phlebitic Syndrome with Vein Valve Transplant. The
       American Journal of Surgery 144:221-224, 1982
   9. Taheri S.A., Lazar, L., Elias S.M.: Surgical Treatment of Post-phlebitic
       Syndrome. Vascular Surgery 16:341-352, 1982
   10. Taheri, S.A., Lazar, L., Elias S.M., Maarchand, P.: Vein Valve Transplant
       (Abstract). Current Surgery 39#6:468-469, 1982
   11. Taheri, S.A., Elias, S.M.: Diagnosis of Ureteral Injury after Aortic Bypass surgery
       (Abstract). Cardiology Digest, Dec: 8-9, 1982
   12. Taheri, S.A., Heffner, R., Elias, S.M., Lazar, L., Marchand, P.: Vein Valve
       Transplant. Contemporary Surgery 22:17-26, 1983
13. Taheri, S.A., Heffner, R., Lazar L., Elias, S.M., Marchand, P.: Vein Valve
    Transplant. Contemporary Orthopedics, 6, #3:55-64, 1983
14. Taheri S.A., Lazar, L., Elias, S.M.: Status of Vein Valve Transplant after 12
    Months (Abstract). Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics 156:712, 1983
15. Taheri, S.A., Elias, S.M.,Jenis. E., Bielet, PhD., and Cullen, J.: External Shunt to
    Procure and Preserve Venous Endothelium for Arterial Bypass. Vascular Surgery
    17:344-347, 1983
16. Taheri, S.A., Yacobucci, G.N., Williams, J., and Elias, S.M.: Deep Posterior
    Compartment Pressure in the Evaluation of Venous Insufficiency of the Lower
    Extremity –A Preliminary Report. Angiology 35:173-176, 1984
17. Taheri, S.A., Heffner, R., Williams, J., Lazar, L., Elias, S.M.: Muscle Changes in
    Venous Insufficiency. Archives of Surgery, 119:929-931, 1984
18. Dardik, H., Elias, S.M., Miller, N., Ibrahim, I.M., Kahn, M., Sussman, B.: Medial
    Approach to the Anterior Tibial Artery. Journal of Vascular Surgery, July 1985
19. Fried, K.S., Elias, S.M., Raggi, R.: Carotid Endarterectomy- Under Local
    Anesthesia. New Jersey Medicine, October 1990
20. McAnespy, D., Rosen, R., Cohen, J., Fried, K.S., Elias, S.M.: Advential Cystic
    Disease. Journal of Foot Surgery 30: 169-163, 1999
21. Elias, S.M. Subfascial Endoscopic Perforator Surgery: 25 Cases, Lessons
    Learned. Contemporary Surgery, 55:265-269,1999
22. Elias, S.M., Frasier, K.L., Coyle. A.P: Post-Operative Subfascial Endoscopic
    Perforator Surgery (SEPS) Duplex Evaluation: Techniques and Ultrasound
    Characteristics: Journal of Vascular Technology, December 2001.
23. Cheshire, N., Elias, S.M., Keagy, B., Kolvenbach, R., Leahy A.L., Marston, W.,
    Pannier, Fischer, F., Rabe, E., Spitz, G. A.: Powered Phlebectomy (TriVex) in
    Treatment of Varicose Veins. Annals Of Vascular Surgery 2002: 16:488-94
24. Elias, S.M., Frasier,K., Minimally Invasive Vein Surgery. Journal of the Mount
    Sinai School of Medicine 2004: 71:42-46
25. Elias, S.M., Frasier,K. Minimally Invasive Vein Surgery: Its Role in the
    Treatment of Venous Stasis Ulceration Amer. J. Surg. (Supplement) 2004: 188-
26. Spitz,G., Bush,R., Elias,S., etal. TriVex System: Next Generation Technique and
    Technology for Removal of Varicose Veins. Global Surgery. November 2004
27. Elias,S. Establishing a Successful Vein Practice Endovasc Today (Supplement)
    Nov./Dec. 2004.31-33.
28. Elias,S.Minimally Invasive Vein Surgery for Varicose Veins. J Cardvasc Surg
29. Elias,S. Successful Endovenous Ablation: Is It Technique or Technology?
    Endovasc Today 2006:5:28-40.
30. Elias,S. Transilluminated Powered Phlebectomy. Chapter 49,The Vein Book ed.
    John Bergan. Nov.2006.
31. Wang XJ, Elias S, Moses B. Endovenous Ablation Small Saphenous Vein:
    Reasons, Risks, Results. American Venous Forum Poster Session Annual
    Meeting, San Diego CA, Feb 2007
32. Elias SM. Minimally Invasive Vein Surgery (MIVS) and Wound Healing: A
    Vascular Surgeons Perspective. Vasc Med (Supplement) Mar/Apr 2007.11-14.
  33. Elias SM. Fellows Training in Venous Disease. Endovasc Today 2007:6;27-8.
  34. Elias, SM, Peden, E. Ultrasound Guided Percutaneous Ablation for the Treatment
      of Perforating Vein Incompetence. Vascular Sept/Oct 2007 15: 281-89.


     1. Subfascial Endoscopic Perforator Surgery: Lessons Learned, New Jersey.
         Vascular Society Annual Meeting, March 1999- New Brunswick, New Jersey.
     2. SEPS, Subfascial Endoscopic Perforator Surgery, A New Technique for
         Venous Ulcers, New Jersey Chapter American College of Surgeons,
         December 1999, Atlantic City New Jersey.
     3. Power and Light: Results in 40 patients from the Transilluminated Powered
         Phlebectomy Trail: Lessons Learned, American Venous Forum Poster
         Session: February 2001; Sanibel Island, Florida.
     4. Radiofrequency Closure of the Greater Saphenous Vein and Transilluminated
         Powered Phlebectomy for Varicose Veins, Standard of Care Wound Healing,
         Mount Sinai School of Medicine, November 2001. New York, New York.
     5. Minimally Invasive Superficial Vein Surgery-Changes In Perforator Size and
         Function, American College of Phlebology Annual Meeting, Palm Springs,
         California. November 2001.
     6. Minimally Invasive Vein Surgery (MIVS): Subfascial Endoscopic Perforator
         Surgery, Radiofrequency Closure Greater Saphenous Vein, Transilluminated
         Powered Phlebectomy, Clinical Wound Healing, New York Academy of
         Medicine, New York, New York December 14, 2001.
     7. Transilluminated Powered Phlebectomy: Technique, Pitfalls and Results-
         Postgraduate Course American Venous Forum Annual Meeting, La Jolla,
         California. February 2002.
     8. Transilluminated Powered Phlebectomy: Minimally Invasive Vein Surgery.
         UCLA Post Graduate Review Course in Vascular Surgery. Santa Monica, CA.
         September 2002.
     9. Minimally Invasive Vein Surgery: A Vascular Surgeons Perspective. Venous
         Symposium, Society of Interventional Radiology, Salt Lake City, March
     10. In Office Techniques? Transilluminated Powered Phlebectomy and Subfascial
         Endoscopic Perforator Surgery, International Vein Congress, Key Biscayne,
         Fl. September 2003.
     11. Less is More: Single Port Subfascial Endoscopic Perforator Surgery (SEPS),
         American Venous Forum Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, Feb. 2004.
     12. Minimally Invasive Vein Surgery and Developing a Vein Practice. The
         Cleveland Clinic Vascular Meeting. Cleveland, Ohio. April 2004.
     13. International Vein Congress. Faculty. Key Biscayne, Florida. May 2004.
     14. New York Vascular Society. Annual Meeting Developing a Vein Practice
         New York, NY. June 2004.
15. SEPS/TriVex Techniques; American College of Phlebology Annual Meeting
    Marco Island, FL. November 2004
16. Technological Advances in the Treatment of Varicose Veins: 53rd Annual
    Meeting, ACS, Parsippany, N. J. December 2004
17. Minimally Invasive Vein Surgery and Wound Healing: 9th Annual Clinical
    Wound Care Congress, Orlando FL. Sept. 2005
18. TriVex, SEPS, Phlebectomy. American College of Phlebology Annual
    Meeting, San Francisco CA. Nov. 2005
19. Mapping the Future: Pacific Vascular Conference Faculty. Hawaii, HI
20. Laser: Just Burn It or Does Wavelength Matter? American Venous Forum
    Postgraduate Course, Miami FL. Feb. 2006.
21. Endovenous Ablation: Energy and Technique. SUNY at Stony Brook School
    of Medicine Winthrop Hospital. Mineola NY. March 2006.
22. Endovenous Ablation: Technique or Technology?, VeinViewer. InVein
    Treatment and Techniques Meeting. Mohegan Sun, Uncasville, CT. June 21-
    23 2006.
23. Minimally Invasive Vein Surgery and Vascular Imaging. Annual New Jersey
    Vascular Technology Meeting. Saint Barnabas Hospital. NJ.
24. Endovenous Ablation: Technique or Technology?, SEPS to PAPS:The New
    Perforator Algorithm, Deep Venous Disease: The Holy Grail. In Vein
    Treatment and Techniques Meeting. Las Vegas, NV. Oct 25-27 2006
25. Minimally Invasive Vein Surgery in the Management of Venous Ulcers.
    International Cardiovascular Horizons Meeting. New Orleans, LA.Nov.2-5
26. Minimally Invasive Vein Surgery in the Management of Venous Ulcers.
    Practical Evidence-Based Management of Chronic Wounds. Columbia
    University. San Francisco, CA. Dec. 1-2 2006
27. Moderator, Ask the Experts Session. American Venous Forum Annual
    Meeting, San Diego CA. Feb. 2007
28. PAPS: A New Minimally Invasive Procedure for Incompetent Perforating
    Veins. Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting. Orlando, Fl.
    March 2007.
29. Faculty, International Vein Congress. Miami, Fl. May 2007
30. Course Director, Postgraduate Course on Venous Disease. Society for
    Vascular Surgery. June 2007
31. Deep Venous Disease:The Holy Grail. New Cardiovascular Horizons. New
    Orleans LA Sept. 2007
32. Percutaneous Ablation of Perforators:PAPS. German Society of Phlebology
    Annual Meeting Sept. 2007. Mainz, Germany.
33. Endovenous Laser Ablation. American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting
    Video Session. New Orleans LA Oct. 2007.
34. Perforator Management Session, Moderator. American College of Phlebology
    Annual Meeting. Tucson AZ Nov. 2007.
35. Small Saphenous Vein Treatment. VEITH Meeting. New York NY. Nov.
       36. Minimally Invasive Vein Surgery and Wound Care. Wound
           Healing:Evidence-Based Medicine Columbia University. New York NY Dec.
       37. PAPS is the New SEPS. American Venous Forum Annual Meeting.
           Charleston, SC. Feb. 2008.
       38. Vein Disease (Superficial, Perforator, Deep):You Tell Us Where To Go.
           Course Chairman Post Graduate Course. Society for Vascular Surgery Annual
           Meeting. San Diego CA. June 2008.

1. Preceptor          -Subfascial Endoscopic Perforator Surgery (SEPS)
                      -Laser Ablation Greater Saphenous Vein (EVLT)
                      -Transilluminated Powered Phlebectomy (TriVex)
2.Faculty             -TriVex (Transilluminated Powered Phlebectomy)-Course
3. Faculty            -International Vein Congress 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 Miami
4. Faculty            -In Vein: Treatment and Technique 2006,2007 Uncasville CT
5. Faculty            -In Vein: Treatment and Technique 2006, 2007 Las Vegas NV
6.Course Director     - Minimally Invasive Vein Surgery, St. Peters Hospital, New
                      -Brunswick, New Jersey November 2000-March 2000
7. Course Director     -Subfascial Endoscopic Perforator Surgery Course-Mount Sinai
                      School of Medicine-October 2003
8. Course Director     -Subfascial Endoscopic Perforator Surgery- United States Surgical
                      Corp.- 1998-2003
9. Course Director    -First Annual Vascular Fellows Course in Vein Disease
                      Sept 2006
10. Course Director    -Second Annual Vascular Fellows Course in Vein Disease
                      Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. May 2007
11. Course Director    -Third Annual Vascular Fellows Course in Vein Disease
                       Englewood Hospital and Medical Center. May 2008

12. Editorial Reviewer   -Journal of Vascular Surgery
13. Editorial Reviewer   -Vascular Medicine
14. Editorial Board       -Vein Magazine
15.Advisory Board        - VNUS Technologies

1. Transilluminated Powered Phlebectomy Trail-Principal Investigator,
   January 2000-March 2000
2. Perforator Vein Changes (size and competency) Post Radiofrequency
   Closure of Saphenous Vein and TriVex Excision Varicose Veins Grant
   Study-Principal Investigator 2001
3. Percutaneous Vein Valve Bioprosthesis-Phase 1 Clinical Trail-Principal
   Investigator 2002
4. Large Saphenous Vein Radiofrequency Ablation Study-Principal
   Investigator 2004
5. Arnica Montanna and Endovenous Ablation Trial-Principal

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