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Carotid Stenosis 101 New York, NY

Carotid Stenosis 101

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Picture this. You finally took the leap, bought a motorhome and are now on the trip of a lifetime. Plans include visits with all the grandkids, hobby shops and tourist traps you can find along the way. It’s a lovely day just tooling down the highway when your vision goes a little wonky. You start… Continue Reading

Are You Concerned About Having a Stroke?

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When the blood supply to the brain is hindered, the tissues of this vital organ are starved of oxygen and essential nutrition. It doesn’t take brain cells long to die when deprived of what they need. As a result, an individual experiencing these symptoms may suffer an ischemic stroke. Time is a crucial factor in… Continue Reading

Venous Insufficiency: 10 Signs You Should Notice

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Venous insufficiency is the weakening or absence of valves in the veins of the lower extremities. Without healthy valves, blood isn’t moved back up toward the heart efficiently. This can lead to blood collecting in the legs, potentially leading to any number of other health complications. Your doctor may order additional tests for this condition… Continue Reading

3 Ways to Speed Vascular Surgery Recovery

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While necessary to helping you be as healthy as possible, undergoing surgery can be stressful and disruptive in your life. Knowing how to prepare yourself before and after the procedure can help speed full recovery and get back to your normal life as soon as possible. There are things you can do before and after… Continue Reading

Diabetes and Vascular Surgery

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It is easy to dismiss thoughts about diabetes, especially in younger years when there is no medical history of this condition. However, diabetes can easily set in without your awareness of the associated symptoms. Doctor Alan Benvenisty, as a vascular surgeon, prioritizes the health of his patients above all. He would prefer that all individuals… Continue Reading

What We Should All Know About PAD

Artery Disease

PAD (Peripheral Arterial Disease) is the number one peripheral vascular disease. When the arteries that transport blood to the outer regions of the body become narrow or blocked, it reduces the blood flow to the limbs. Typically, PAD attacks the legs, although it can happen in the arms. PAD can become severe, leading to amputation,… Continue Reading

3 Key Factors for Optimal Vascular Health

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Your cardiovascular system is a fascinating, complex system that is responsible for many necessary functions throughout your body. It delivers oxygen to the cells and filters carbon dioxide out of the body. The cardiovascular system also transports vital nutrients and controls the body’s temperature. There are a few things you can do to keep this… Continue Reading

November Is American Diabetes Month

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More than 34 million Americans live with diabetes. A lot of the discussion about diabetes focuses on blood sugar control. This is obviously one of the most important aspects of diabetic self-care. It helps keep those with diabetes safe and prevents unseen internal damage. It is this damage that is frequently missed when talking about… Continue Reading

Rheumatoid Vasculitis

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Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disorder that attacks the synovial fluid surrounding joints. This condition can range from mild to severe, and can cause permanent joint damage. Rheumatoid vasculitis is a complication of rheumatoid arthritis, and has its own set of symptoms. What is Rheumatoid Vasculitis? Rheumatoid vasculitis causes blood vessels to become inflamed, which… Continue Reading

The 5 Ps of Acute Limb Ischemia


Acute limb ischemia is caused by a sudden decrease in blood flow to the hands and feet. While this type of ischemia is usually because of chronic peripheral artery disease, it can also occur in relatively healthy blood vessels through trauma or other clot formations. Unlike chronic ischemia, which develops slowly over time, acute ischemia… Continue Reading

Our Patient Reviews

Dr. Alan I. Benvensity MD

4.9 / 5.0

Based on 10 reviews

Max P.

Dr. Benvenisty is very professional and thorough. Listens to his patients and truly cares. Fantastic doctor and lovely staff

Andrew C.

Could not have asked for more. Genuinely passionate, skilled and cares about his patients.

Yossi S.

A doctor who gives the best care to his patients and treats the disease with best care and great staff.

Renata B.

Dr. Benvenisty was excellent and helped us with my husband's extensive leg swelling related to diabetes. We had another specialist who didn't help us last year. We're planning to stay with Dr. Benvenisty now! He's detailed oriented, matter-of-fact and friendly. An excellent doctor I would strongly recommend.


Dr. Benvenisty treated my mother in the ER during this time of the covid outbreak. He was a part of a fantastic team of doctors that were brought in to find out what was ailing my mother. He is first and for most experienced in many areas as my mother was diagnosed with pancreatitis. Although he transferred the surgery to another member of his team, he gave me his mobile and kept me informed of her condition/diagnosis at a time where I was unable to be with her myself because of this pandemic. His heart, compassion, understanding and bedside manner are things that I will not ever forget. He is an excellent doctor and truly a great human being.

Howard L.

Dr. Benvenisty is the most caring physician that I know. He is brilliant, highly ethical and trustworthy. His knowledge extends well beyond his specialty. He makes referrals to the best possible physicians. I know Dr. Benvenisty for 25 years and have complete confidence in him.

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