Dr.Sasan Azar is
Board Certified Radiologist with over 25 years in the medical profession and special interest in
venous insufficiency of the legs, varicose veins, leg pain and swelling.
He did his undergraduate studies at Yeshiva University where he obtained his BA in Chemistry. Dr.Sasan Azar then went on to receive his Medical Degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine. After that Dr.Sasan Azar took an Internship in Internal Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr.Sasan Azar then completed a Residency in Diagnostic Radiology at Mount Sinai Hospital.
He then furthered his education in radiology with a Fellowship in Neuroradiology from Cornell NY Hospital/Sloan Kettering. During his training and during his years of practice, Dr.Sasan Azar has gained extensive experience in performing invasive and minimally invasive procedures.
He uses his radiology training to diagnose varicose veins and venous insufficiency by using ultrasound. Dr.Sasan Azar private practice focuses on treatment of patients with venous insufficiency of the legs, varicose veins, leg pain and swelling. Dr.Sasan Azar uses the most up to date technology with endovascular laser ablation.
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Unsightly varicose veins can cause considerable discomfort and may progress over time to more serious conditions that can be treated with minimally invasive therapies in our office to minimize the disruption to our patients’ busy lives.
Varicose veins are caused by incompetent one way valves in the leg veins. When working correctly, they are supposed to prevent blood from pooling in our legs with gravity failing. When the veins allow blood to flow back down the leg instead of up to the heart, the veins dilate to accommodate the extra blood. Because veins are thin walled pliable structures they often get tortuous and enlarged bulging from under the skin. This can also lead to smaller superficial “spider veins” which are smaller veins that get dilated closer to the skin surface.
In addition to the cosmetic changes patients may experience symptoms of: