Mark Schwartz, MD, FACS, RPVI

Mark Schwartz, MD, FACS, RPVI — The Long Island Vein Doctor

Doctor Mark Schwartz | The Gold Standard of Vein Care

Dr. Schwartz is the Medical Director of The North Shore Vein Center specializing in the latest treatment modalities for venous disease including varicose and spider veins. He provides a “Gold Standard of Vein Care.” Currently, Dr. Mark Schwartz is the only physician in the entire State of New York who holds Board Certifications in General Surgery, Board Certification in Vascular Surgery, and is fully certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine (specialist in treating vein disease). The American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine (ABVLM) offers certification in the specialty of Phlebology (vein care). Certification by the ABVLM demonstrates that physicians have met rigorous standards of education, experience, and evaluation.


This cutting edge facility offers the state-of-the-art, minimally invasive technologies in the treatment of varicose and spider veins in Lake Success, New York. The North Shore Vein Center is currently the only fully certified IAC Vein Center in Nassau County, Brooklyn and Queens, and one of the first 50 centers across the country to achieve this distinction. The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) accredits facilities that provide venous evaluation and management and/or treatment procedures.The IAC is highly respected in the medical community and accreditation is granted only after a strict, peer review process, followed by a rigorous inspection of the facility to make sure that the physician, and the facility meet the highest standards of current Vein Care. This is accomplished by analyzing all daily operations of the medical practice, including personnel, quality of care, safety, equipment, and patient outcomes. All accredited facilities must demonstrate the highest level of patient care. IAC accreditation represents the current “Gold Standard” by which vein centers can evaluate and demonstrate the level of patient care they provide.


After schwartz slero2graduating from The University of Florida with honors, Dr. Schwartz received his medical school degree from The University of South Florida. Here he earned the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha honorarium – given only to the top tier of medical school graduates. He went on to complete a residency in General Surgery at The Mount Sinai Hospital in NYC, being honored as the outstanding Chief Resident upon graduation. After this training Dr. Schwartz went on to complete a fellowship in Vascular Surgery, where he worked among the world leaders in venous disease and became an Assistant Clinical Professor in Surgery.

In private practice, he has accumulated over 20 years of clinical experience in Vascular Surgery and the treatment of venous disorders. Dr. Schwartz has published articles relating to Vascular Surgery in peer-reviewed journals and has spoken at major conferences across the country.

The North Shore Vein Center has become a nationally recognized center for excellence and a regional training center for physicians across the nation. Physicians travel to the center to learn about the state of the art techniques utilized by Dr. Schwartz in the treatment of vein disease. Physicians and their supporting staff have traveled from as far south as Florida and as far west as California to spend a day or two with Dr. Schwartz to learn the advanced surgical techniques he helped to develop.

Dr. Schwartz is uniquely qualified to offer the very latest treatment options for varicose veins. This includes the new minimally invasive Endovenous Laser Ablation. The CoolTouch CTEV is the most comfortable laser procedure available. This treatment has no down time, no general anesthesia and is performed in a comfortable, office-based setting. He has successfully treated venous disease using a wide range of therapies that he tailors to the individual needs of his patients. These include foam sclerotherapy, ambulatory microphlebectomy, ultrasound guided sclerotherapy, VeinGogh Ohmic Thermolysis (As seen on The Doctors) and CoolTouch Endovenous Laser Ablation (EVLA).

Hospital Affiliations:

  • New York – Presbyterian Hospital
  • North Shore University Hospital
  • Winthrop University Hospital

Member: (For more information, click here: Membership Affiliations)

  • American College of Phlebology
  • American Venous Forum
  • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine
  • Association of Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographers
  • Society for Vascular Ultrasound
  • Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery Society
  • Vein Experts

Fellow: American College of Surgeons


  • Board certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery
  • Board certified in Vascular Surgery by the American Board of Surgery
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine
  • Registered Physician Vascular Interpretation (RPVI)


  • Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care
  • American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Facilities
  • Vascular Testing Accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission
  • Vein Center Accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission


  • “America’s Top Surgeons” complied by the Consumers’ Research Council of America
  • Awarded “Top Doc”! — .Dr. Mark Schwartz has been awarded “Top Doc” by the Health Tap organization.

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