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Our Physicians (New Jersey)

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Peter Pappas

Peter Pappas, MD, FACS

“I have joined CVR to focus my attention solely on the care of patients with venous disorders as well as, continuing my efforts in clinical research.”

  • Graduate from Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.
  • Completed his General Surgery Residency at Cooper Hospital University Medical Center, a Robert Wood Johnson affiliate.
  • Completed his Vascular Surgery Fellowship at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.
  • Professor of Surgery at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School for over 15 years, Chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery, Medical Director of the Non- invasive Vascular Laboratory, Program Director of the General Surgery and Vascular Surgery Residency programs.
  • Former Chairman of the Department of Surgery at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. He oversaw 10 divisions and a fully accredited, free standing General Surgery and Podiatric Residency program.
  • Past President of the Vascular Society of New Jersey, the American Venous Forum and the American Venous Forum Foundation.
  • Nationally recognized for his basic science and clinical research on chronic venous disorders with over 66 peer reviewed publications and 30 book chapters.
  • Recipient of peer reviewed funding from the NIH and other institutions, for his basic science research into the underlying causes of chronic venous diseases.
David Shevitz

David Shevitz, MD

“The idea that I can make a significant improvement in the quality of life for my patients by utilizing these office based procedures is why I feel I have such a strong interest in vein care.”

  • Extensive experience in the minimally invasive treatment of varicose veins.
  • Doctor of Medicine from the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, VA.
  • Practiced at Boca Raton Regional Hospital in Boca Raton, Florida, and at the Charleston Area Medical Center in West Virginia.
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
  • Medical Director of the HealthNet Aeromedical
  • helicopter program.
  • Board certified American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine, and the American Board of Emergency Medicine.
  • Member of the American College of Phlebology and the American Medical Association.
Shubha Varma

Shubha Varma, MD

“My special interest is perhaps in the management of patients with severe venous insufficiency with venous hypertension and venous ulcers”

  • Maulana Azad Medical College, University of Delhi.
  • General surgery residency at the New York Hospital, in Queens.
  • Vascular Fellowship: UMDNJ, New Jersey.
  • Chief of vascular surgery Palisades Medical Center in New Jersey for past ten years.
  • Former Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery at Columbia University in New York,and the former Clinical Instructor at the New Jersey Medical School in Newark.
  • Extensive experience as an in-clinic specialist in venous insufficiency, and in the minimally invasive treatment of varicose veins.