Steve Elias, MD FACS FACPh

Steve Elias, MD is the Director of Englewood Hospital's Vein Center, as well as the Medical Director for Vein Magazine. He is a fellowship-trained vascular surgeon and is board certified in Phlebology and Surgery. In addition, Dr. Elias is a member of The New York Society of Vascular Surgery and The New Jersey Vascular Society. He is a recipient of the Dardik Research and Education Award and The Fellows Education Award.

Additional Articles by: Steve Elias, MD FACS FACPh

Up Close with Dr. Frank J. Veith, Part 2: Embracing the New in an Imperfect World

This extensive interview which appears in the Spring/Summer 2020 issue of Vein Magazine appears here in two parts: Be sure to check out part 1: Veith on VEITHsymposium In this seco...


Up Close with Dr. Frank J. Veith

This extensive interview which appears in the Spring/Summer 2020 issue of Vein Magazine appears here in two parts: Part 1: Veith on VEITHsymposium (see below) Part 2: Embracing the...


Let Me Forget about Today until Tomorrow

By. Dr. Steve Elias Remember when life was simple? There were so many things you had to do. Every day. Maybe that is what Henry David Thoreau was thinking when he hunkered down at ...


Lessons from the Peloton

Any bike race starts with the peloton. The peloton is the mass of riders racing. From the peloton, there emerge leaders and, ultimately, a winner. Nobody can win staying with the p...


The Simulation of Reality: The Reality of Simulation

As the education of those specialties which are procedure-oriented has evolved, so have the tools of teaching. Read more.


Waves of Education: Riding the Next Crest of Phlebology

Phlebology has had three big waves. Maybe not as exciting as Big Wave Riding in Hawaii, but the Phlebology waves are exciting to us veterans. Read more.


One Hundred Percent, One Hundred Percent of the Time or Why Am I Sitting in the Hot Sun Listening to This

Mid July, 95 degrees, West Point Military Academy. Army Lacrosse coach Joe Alberici screams, or shall I say “communicates” in the Army manner, the words, “A tough guy gives o...


Do What You Do Well, But Know Everything About What You Do

A man wearing round-framed glasses with a goatee sitting in a huge, motorized wheelchair is meandering through an art exhibit at the Whitney Museum in New York. The man is artist C...


That Guy

Most of us had mentors who influenced us early on in our medical education- -the key person, or maybe persons, who started us on the path we took. Medicine, in the past, was much m...


Long Pants: Short Story

Sit at the airport. Observe. Why do so many people – men and women – wear their pants too long? I’m not talking about “stylish” young men whose problem with long pants be...