Membership Affiliations

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Intersocietal Accreditation Commission. Accreditation by the IAC means that The North Shore Vein Center has undergone a thorough review of its operational and technical components by a panel of experts. The IAC grants accreditation only to those facilities that are found to be providing quality patient care, in compliance with national standards through a comprehensive application process including detailed case study review.

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Doctor Schwartz is a member of Vein Experts. Vein Experts goal is to promote vein health by connecting patients with vein professionals in the education and treatment of venous disease.

Doctor Schwartz is a member of the American College of Phlebology. The ACP is the premiere association for physicians and allied health professionals working in the field of phlebology.

Member: The American Venous Forum. America’s home for current and accurate vein information. The members of the AVF offer their professional expertise in a myriad of topics for a variety of people.

Doctor Schwartz is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. The ACS is dedicated to improving the care of the surgical patient and to safeguarding standards of care in an optimal and ethical practice environment.

Guide to America’s Top Surgeons.  Doctor Schwartz has been one of the Top Surgeons for three years in a row.

CoolTouch Laser systems provide beautiful skin through laser-assisted lipolysis, hair removal, wrinkle treatment, varicose vein removal and spider vein removal. Click logo for more information.

The VeinGogh Ohmic Thermolysis System provides a superior solution for the treatment of fine telangiectasia, spider veins and small angiomas, especially recalcitrant vessels that have shown a resistance to sclerotherapy, laser or IPL treatment.

CareCredit is a credit card exclusive for healthcare services. With CareCredit, you can get a No Interest* payment plan if paid in full within 6, 12, 18 or 24 months on purchases with your CareCredit card.

Web MD.  What are varicose veins? Varicose veins are twisted, enlarged veins near the surface of the skin. They are most common in the legs and ankles. They usually aren’t serious, but they can sometimes lead to other problems.

Mayo Clinic. For many people, varicose veins and spider veins — a common, mild variation of varicose veins — are simply a cosmetic concern. For other people, varicose veins can cause aching pain and discomfort.

Wikipedia: Telangiectasias are small dilated blood vesselsnear the surface of the skin or mucous membranes, measuring between 0.5 and 1 millimeter in diameter.They can develop anywhere on the body but are commonly seen on the face around the nose, cheeks, and chin.

Wikipedia: Varicose veins are veins that have become enlarged and tortuous. The term commonly refers to the veins on the leg,[1] although varicose veins can occur elsewhere.

Member: National Society of Cosmetic Physicians is committed to the idea of bringing cosmetic procedures to front line physicians, regardless of medical specialty.

The Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society was founded in 1976 as a national forum for young fellowship-trained peripheral vascular surgeons. From a modest beginning as The Peripheral Vascular Surgery Club, it has grown from an original 19 to over 150 members.

Member: Alpha Omega Alpha supports many programs for medical students and physicians at our 120 chapters, and publishes a quarterly journal, The Pharos, which contains articles on nontechnical medical subjects, including history, ethics, national issues, personal essays, and poetry.

Member: Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU), formerly the Society of Vascular Technology (SVT), SVU is the only professional organization completely dedicated to the advancement of noninvasive vascular technology used in the diagnosis of vascular disease.

The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) was officially established as a multidisciplinary organization in 1952 when the use of ultrasound for medical diagnosis was in its infancy. Medical pioneers recognized the potential of this fast-growing imaging modality and agreed on the need to advance the art and science of ultrasound in medicine and research.

Member: The Nassau County Medical Society strives to preserve the doctor-patient relationship, to assure access to quality medical care for all, and to voice the ethical perspective of physicians in their provision of medical care.

Member: Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) is an organization of approximately 30,000 licensed physicians, medical residents, and medical students in New York State. Members participate in both the state society and in their local county medical societies.

Member: American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography(ARDMS) is an independent, not-for-profit organization founded in 1975.

Member: Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery is composed of surgeons who are actively involved in the clinical practice of vascular surgery.  As stated in its Constitution and highlighted by its mission, “the purpose of the Society is to advance the art and science of vascular surgery; to provide a forum for vascular surgeons, and to improve the delivery of health care in vascular disease.”

Member: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, based in New York City, is one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive hospitals, with 2,478 beds. In 2013, the Hospital had over 2 million inpatient and outpatient visits, including 14,600 deliveries and 311,731 visits to its emergency departments. NewYork-Presbyterian’s 4,571 attending physicians and 21,747 staff provide state-of-the-art inpatient, ambulatory and preventive care in all areas of medicine at six major centers.

Member: New York Surgical Society.  New York City, in 1879, was the largest and most rapidly growing metropolis in the century old United States of America. Most of its 1,200,000 inhabitants lived in lower Manhattan. They were served by some 1,300 physicians, the majority...Read More