Steven Elias

Steven Elias, MD

  • Venous and Lymphatic Medicine

Most people with vein disease have issues significantly affect their quality of life. My goal is to offer the newest, least invasive and safest treatments that get patients back to living their lives without the symptoms of vein disease. My decisions are not only about the veins but more importantly the patient with vein problems.

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Spanish

Related Practices

  • Center for Vein Disease

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Venous and Lymphatic Medicine

Other Areas of Practice

  • Bloodless Medicine
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Wound Care

Procedures

  • IVC Filters
  • Laser Surgery for Varicose Veins
  • Lysis Therapy for DVT
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Vascular Stent Placement
  • Vein Screening and Treatment

Conditions Treated

  • Pelvic Vein Disease
  • Spider Veins
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vein Disease
  • Vein Disease, Chronic
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Ulcers
  • Wounds due to Circulatory Problems

Locations &
Appointments

Locations

  • Wound Healing Center

    350 Engle Street 3 East Englewood, NJ 07631

    Main: 201-894-3361
    Fax: 201-894-1392

  • Vascular Surgery

    350 Engle Street 2 East Englewood, NJ 07631

    Main: 201-894-3689
    Fax: 201-541-2965

  • Center for Vein Disease

    350 Engle Street 3rd Floor Englewood, NJ 07631

    Main: 201-894-3252
    Fax: 201-816-8812

  • Center for Vein Disease

    22-18 Broadway Suite 301 Fair Lawn, NJ 07410

    Main: 973-321-2755
    Fax: 973-321-2750

Insurance

Insurances Accepted

Below is a list of the insurance plans that your provider participates in. It is very important that you contact your insurance company prior to receiving services or care. Each health insurance plan is different and some provide different levels of coverage: only your health insurance plan can provide complete information regarding your coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs.

1199 (SEIU)

  • 1199 (SEIU)

Aetna

  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health

Amerigroup

  • Amerivantage
  • Amerigroup Medicaid

AmeriHealth

  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Value Network (Exchange Plan)
  • AmeriHealth Administrator

APWU

  • APWU Health Plan

Cigna

  • Great-West Healthcare (GWH)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna Supplemental
  • Health Partners

Clover Health

  • Clover Health

CoreSource

  • CoreSource

Coventry

  • CCN

Emblem Health

  • GHI PPO
  • GHI CBP
  • Vytra

Empire BCBS

  • Blue Priority
  • Direct HMO
  • Direct PPO
  • Empire BCBS EPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Pathway EPO
  • Pathway HMO
  • Empire BCBS POS
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • Prism
  • Silver
  • Total Blue

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

First Health

  • First Health

GEHA

  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

  • Horizon BCBS EPO
  • Federal Employee Program
  • Horizon BCBS Medicare Managed Care
  • NJ Carpenters Fund
  • OMNIA Tier 1
  • Traditional
  • Horizon PPO
  • Horizon HMO

Horizon NJ Health

  • Horizon NJ Health Medicaid
  • Total Care (DSNP)

MagnaCare

  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

Medicaid

  • Medicaid NJ

Medicare

  • Medicare NJ

MultiPlan/PHCS

  • Beech Street
  • Humana
  • PHCS
  • Pomco
  • MultiPlan Worker’s Comp

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO

NALC

  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits

Oxford

  • Freedom
  • Liberty
  • Garden State Network
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Metro

QualCare

  • Choice Care
  • QualCare EPO
  • FEHB
  • GHI PPO
  • HIP HMO
  • HIP PPO
  • HIP PRIME HMO
  • HIP PRIME PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • Humana
  • Inner Circle
  • Oscar
  • QualCare PPO
  • QualCare Worker’s Comp

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ

TRICARE North Region

  • DVA
  • CHAMPVA

UMR

  • UMR

UnitedHealthcare

  • AARP
  • Commercial and Marketplace
  • Compass Benefit (Exchange)
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • Medica
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • River Valley
  • UnitedHealthcare StudentResources

United Healthcare Community and State

  • United Healthcare Community and State Medicare
  • United Healthcare Community and State Medicaid (NJ Family Care)
  • Dual Complete

Wellcare

  • Wellcare Medicaid Managed Care
  • Wellcare Medicare Managed Care

About

About Steven Elias

Dr. Elias is director of the Center for Vein Disease at Englewood Hospital. He is board certified in venous and lymphatic medicine and in general surgery and completed a fellowship in vascular surgery at Englewood Hospital.

Educating new and current practitioners is the cornerstone of Dr. Elias’s commitment to modern vein care and its impact on patient outcomes. He is the founder of the American Venous Forum Fellows Course in Vein Disease, as well as 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.

Dr. Elias’s clinical interests include all aspects of minimally invasive vein care; he is also committed to procedure development and teaching. He has lectured, written, and taught about vein disease both nationally and internationally. He has been principal investigator/investigator on numerous clinical trials and performed the first ClariVein procedure on a human. His societal memberships include the American Venous Forum, the Society for Vascular Surgery, the International Society of Vascular Surgery, the American College of Phlebology, and the American College of Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine and of the American College of Surgeons. He has been director of the vascular vein programs at the Mount Sinai Vein Center and at Columbia University.

Honors & Awards

  • Distinguished Fellow, American Venous Forum
  • Fellow, American College of Phlebology
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons

Committees and Leadership Positions

  • Director, Center for Vein Disease
  • Medical Editor, VEIN Magazine
  • Founder, Expert Venous Management Symposium
  • Founder and Course Director, Fellows Course in Venous Disease

Education &
Training

Education & Degrees

MD: SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine

Residency

Millard Fillmore Gates Hospital (SUNY Buffalo)

Fellowship

Englewood Hospital and Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery

Other Certifications

  • Venous and Lymphatic Medicine

Publications

Publications

  • Elias S. Handbook of Venous and Lymphatic Disorders. Fourth Edition. Guidelines of the American Venous Forum (AVF) Gloviczki P editor. Emerging endovenous technology for chronic venous disease: mechanical occlusion chemically assisted ablation (MOCA), cyanoacrylate embolization (CAE), and V block- assisted sclerotherapy (VBAS). 2017. Hodder Arnold London
  • Almeida JI, Elias S, Khilnani NM. The joint venous consortium: Rationale and proposed goals. Endovasc Today March 2017.
  • Elias S. Incorporating new technologies into your practice: The patient’s perspective. Endovasc Today March 2015.
  • Elias, S. Emerging endovenous therapies. Endovascular Today. March 2014:42- 46.
  • Ozsvath K, Hager E, Harlander-Locke M, Masuda E, Elias S, Dillavou ED.. Current techniques to treat pathologic perforator veins. J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord. 2017 Mar;5(2):293-296.
  • Elias S. Superficial disease data: What we have, what we need. Endovasc Today March 2016.