Dr. Darren B. Schneider, M.D. is Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College, and Director of the Center for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He is a board-certified in both Surgery and Vascular Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.He is an internationally-recognized expert in advanced minimally invasive vascular and endovascular procedures and completed formal training in both vascular surgery and interventional radiology. Dr. Schneider has extensive experience in minimally invasive procedures, as he was one of the first surgeons in the country to apply advanced endovascular techniques for the treatment of carotid disease, aortic aneurysms and dissections, and peripheral artery disease (PAD).Over the past decade he has treated many hundreds of patients using state-of-the-art technology and is a vascular specialist committed to the comprehensive care of the patient with vascular disease. His expertise also includes minimally invasive and open surgical techniques for treatment of varicose veins and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and he performs thoracoscopic sympathectomy, a minimally invasive treatment for hyperhidrosis. He has been selected as one of the Best Doctors in America from 2005 - 2014 by Castle Connolly and US News World, and was named one of America's Best Surgeons. New York Magazine has repeatedly recognized his as one of New York's "Best Doctors," and he has been selected consistently as a "New York SuperDoctor," an honor accorded just 5% of all New York physicians.