Dr. Alan Benvenisty - A Recognized and Distinguished Board Certified Vascular Surgeon
Dr. Alan I. Benvenisty, MD is board certified in both general surgery and general vascular surgery in New York City with extensive experience in the diagnosis of vascular disease. Dr. Benvenisty specializes in vascular surgery and endovascular surgery and is qualified as a registered vascular technologist (RVT). With the ability to navigate the system for renal failure patients, Dr. Benvenisty’s super-specialty involves helping patients avoid dialysis whenever possible. While Dr. Benvenisty brings a conservative approach to treatment and intervention, he is also an expert in renal transplant surgery and holds considerable experience in carotid, aneurysm and limb (salvage) bypass surgery. With intentional and personalized patient care, Dr. Benvenisty’s philosophy regarding vascular treatment is that every patient and every circumstance is unique. For patients suffering from renal failure, kidney disease, blood clots, aneurysms and other vascular illnesses, Dr. Benvenisty works to provide non-surgical options and treatments that are less extreme.
Dr. Alan I. Benvenisty graduated as Valedictorian with summa cum laude honors from Union College in Schenectady, New York. With a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, he attended the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, where he remained to complete his internship and residency in General Surgery. Selected as “Super-Chief,” he completed his Fellowship in Vascular and Transplant Surgery and was invited to join the staff at The Presbyterian Hospital. During his eighteen-year tenure, he became a respected member of the Faculty of the College of Physicians and Surgeons and was later promoted to Professor of Clinical Surgery. Dr. Benvenisty currently remains in this position.
As a proven leader and distinguished member of numerous surgical societies, including the Past President of the New York Society for Vascular Surgery, Dr. Benvenisty is one of a handful of prominent vascular surgeons in the American Society of Transplant Surgeons. He is also a dedicated teacher of residents and students and sits as the Director of the Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West Surgical clerkship for the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Recognized by Castle Connolly as one of New York’s and America’s Top Doctors, Dr. Benvensity’s contribution and work with local patients has been presented in numerous newspaper articles and featured on 20/20.
Dr. Benvenisty operates out of The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West and he leads the non-invasive vascular laboratory at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s. Contact Dr. Benvenisty today for an appointment.