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Alexander Gart, MD, FACS

Positions and Appointments

2003 - present  Assistant Professor of Surgery
Columbia University College of Physicians Surgeons, New York, NY
2011 - present  Clinical Chief of Vascular Surgery
Lincoln Hospital, New York, NY
2003 - present  Attending Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
2003 - present  Attending Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY

Clinical Specialties

Management of aortic, carotid, and peripheral vascular diseases

Hemodialysis access surgery

Education and Training

2001-2002  Fellow, Division of Vascular Surgery
Englewood Hospital and Medical Center,
Englewood, NJ
2000-2001  Chief Surgical Resident, Department of Surgery
Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, NY
1996-2000  Resident, General Surgery
Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, NY
1995-1996  Intern, Department of Surgery
Staten Island University Hospital, Staten Island, NY
1994-1995  Patient Care Assistant
Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital,
New York, NY
1991-1992  Volunteer Visiting Physician, Vascular Department
Foot Clinic of New York, New York, NY
1986 -1991  Cardiovascular Fellow
Scientific Institute of Transplantology & Artificial Organs, Moscow, Russia
1984-1986  Resident, Department of General and Vascular Surgery
Scientific Institute of Cardiovascular Surgery,
Moscow, Russia
1984  MD
Second Moscow Medical Institute,
Moscow, Russia

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery Certification in Vascular Surgery, 2008
American Board of Surgery, Certification in General Surgery, 2003

Professional Experience

2003 - 2011  Attending Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon
Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, Jamaica, NY
2002 - 2003  Attending General and Vascular Surgeon
Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY

Professional Honors

American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
Association of Cardiovascular Surgeons of Russia
Association of Surgeons of Russia
Eastern Vascular Society
New York Society of Vascular Surgeons
Russian Medical Association
Society for Vascular Surgery
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)

Selected Publications and Presentations

Annual New York Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Symposium “Innovations and Practical Application in Vascular Surgery”, 2008. Presentation “ Saphenous vein ablations and foam schlerotherapy.

Annual New York Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Symposium “Innovations and Practical Application in Vascular Surgery”, Moderator, 2008.

Annual New York Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Symposium “Innovations and Practical Application in Vascular Surgery”, Moderator, 2007.

Annual New York Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons Symposium “Innovations and Practical Application in Vascular Surgery”, Moderator, 2006.

Primary investigator. EV-3 Caliber study. Post-market evaluation of SilverHawk atherectomy device. Jamaica Hospital Medical Center. 2008.

A.Gart, T.Impeduglia, H.Dardik, K. Wengerter. Late degradation and aneurysm formation of the aortic stump: a management challenge. Presented at New Jersey Vascular Society Annual Meeting, Nov. 7, 2001.

S.Pomper, F. Huie, A. Gart. Correction of steal syndrome from hemoaccess with pulse oximetry assistance. Vascular Surgery Nov/Dec 2000, Vol 34, Number 6, 603-6.

C. Dossa, A. Gave, A. Gart. Prospective assessment of tilting and asymmetry of the over the wire Greenfield
Vena caval filter; Presented at the 24th World Congress of the International Society for Cardiovascular Surgery, Melbourne, Australia, Sept.12-16, 1999.

E. Nicolayenko., B. Lasarev, S. Ghvosdev, A. Gart, T. Gudim.
The role of the Swan-Ganz catheter in hemodynamic estimation before and after heart transplantation. European Association of Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologists 5th Annual Meeting, Vienna, Austria. May 13-16-1990.

V. Shumakov, E. Kazakov, A. Khubutia, A. Gart, et al.
Heart transplantation: the present-day problem of the screening, examination and treatment of patients. Therapeutical Archives #8. Moscow. 1990.

V. Shumakov , E. Kazakov , A. Kormer, N. Zimen , A. Gart. Retrospective analysis of the indication for using support circulation and artificial heart as the bridge for heart transplantation. Transplantology and Artificial Organs (Institute of Transplantology Research). Moscow. 1989.

A. Kereenko, A. Gart. Surgical Treatment of chronic postembolic pulmonary hypertension. Thoracic Surgery #6. Moscow. 1984.

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