Dr. Alan Benvenisty, MD

Dr. Alan Benvenisty, MD

Vascular Surgery  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Alan Benvenisty, MD is a vascular surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 1978 and specializes in vascular surgery, peripheral vascular surgery, and more.Read his story

1090 Amsterdam Ave Fl 12

New York, NY 10025

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Benvenisty performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
more than 95% of peers
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Dialysis Access Procedures
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Benvenisty's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Benvenisty's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Benvenisty "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."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Benvenisty "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."

3  Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery
  • Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

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24  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Benvenisty has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Benvenisty's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Benvenisty to family and friends
13 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Benvenisty's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

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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A truly compassionate doctor, who cares about his patients' wellbeing.
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Excellent bedside manner and excellent surgeon--would highly recommend!
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Do not go to this guy for sclerotherapy. He left me with horrible hematomas after assaulting my legs with heavy squeezing to remove blood. My legs looked better before his horrible work. He had no solution and kept cancelling appointments I made. He may be good for liver transplants, but he...more
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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...more
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