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Darren B. Schneider, MD

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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 by Castle Connolly and US News World, and was named one of America's Best Surgeons. New York Magazine has repeatedly recognized him as one of New York's "Best Doctors," and he has been selected consistently as a "New York SuperDoctor," an honor achieved by just 5% of all New York physicians. 

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
Primary Specialty
Vascular Surgery (Board Certified)
Education And Training
1992 University of California San Diego School of Medicine
Internship: 1993 University of California San Francisco Medical Center
Residency: 2000 University of California San Francisco Medical Center
Fellowship: 2002 University of California San Francisco Medical Center
Clinical Expertise
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)
Arterial Reconstruction
Temporal Arteritis
Popliteal Aneurysms
Carotid Artery Stenting
Iliac Aneurysms
Peripheral Vascular Surgery
Carotid Artery Surgery
Interventional Vascular
Aortic Aneurysm
Popliteal Bypass
Diabetic Limb Salvage
Vascular Surgery
Stent Grafts
Poor Leg Circulation
Limb Preservation/ Salvage
Aneurysm Endovascular Surgery
Minimally Invasive Vascular Surgery
Thoracic Aneurysm Repair
Arterial Insufficiency
Peripheral Arterial Surgery
Endovascular Disease
Thoraco Abdominal Aneurysm
Arterial Stents
Minimally Invasive Aneurysm Repair
Endovascular Laser Treatment (EVLT)
Intestinal Artery Blockage
Leg Bypass Surgery
Arterial Blockage
Peripheral Angioplasty
Renal Vascular Disease
Renal and Visceral Artery Disease
Peripheral Artery Disease - PAD
Lower Extremity Arterial Disease
Dialysis Access Procedures
Carotid Endarterectomy
Endovascular Surgery
Vascular Malformations
Aortic Dissection
Renal Hypertension
Fistulas For Dialysis
Arterial Aneurysm Repair
Aneurysm Repair
Vascular Disease
Limb Salvage Surgery
Carotid Stenosis
Endograft Aneurysm Repair
Kidney Artery Angioplasty
Insurance Programs
Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.
Aetna [HMO, Medicare, PPO]
Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]
Affinity [Essential (Exchange)]
Affinity [HMO]
CIGNA [Medicare]
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Child Health Plus, EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), PPO]
Fidelis Care
Health First
Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
Medicare [Medicare]
Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Advantage]
Rockefeller University - CoreSource
United Empire
UnitedHealthcare [Community Plan, Compass (Exchange), HMO, Medicare]


This provider accepts new patients
Primary Office
525 East 68th Street
Starr 8
New York, NY 10065

Phone: (212) 746-5122
Fax: (212) 746-5812
Public Transportation: Yes
Disabled Access: Yes
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