Thank you Dr. Steven Elias for speaking at the 2nd Annual Syde A. Taheri Memorial Lectureship

Dr. Elias with the Division of Vascular Surgery Program.

Published October 27, 2019

Steven Elias, MD, FACS is Director of the Center for Vein Disease at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in New Jersey. He is the Founder of the American Venous Forum Fellows Course in Vein Disease which educates graduating physicians about the management of vein disease.

His clinical interests include all aspects of minimally invasive vein care, both procedure development and teaching. Venous education of new and current practitioners has been the cornerstone of his commitment to modern vein care and its impact on patient outcomes. Dr. Elias has lectured, written and taught about vein disease both nationally and internationally. He is also the Founder and Course Director of the annual Expert Venous Management Summit. He is the Medical Director of VEIN Magazine and the Medical Editor of the American Venous Forum’s Newsletter, Vein Specialist. He has been Principle Investigator/Investigator in multiple clinical trials and performed the first in man ClariVein procedure.

Societal memberships include:

  • American Venous Forum and Distinguished Fellow of the American Venous Forum
  • Society for Vascular Surgery
  • American Vein and Lymphatic Society
  • American College of Surgery
  • Fellow of the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

He has been the Director of Mount Sinai Vein Center and Columbia University Vascular Vein Programs. Dr. Elias is a fellowship trained vascular surgeon, board certified in venous and lymphatic medicine and general surgery.

Dr. Syde A. Taheri is known nationally and internationally for his multiple inventions. He is one of the co-inventors of the Talent Endovascular Aortic Stent Grafts, primarily now used in its thoracic role, as well as significant contributions to venous valve surgery and disease.