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Dr. David Fox

Vascular Surgery
New York, NY
31 years experience male

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Office

New York, NY

Address

1041 Third Avenue, New York, NY
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Wednesday: Closed
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Specialist in the treatment of Varicose Veins

Specialties
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Vascular Surgery

General Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

19 Answers
17 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Fox
Vascular Surgery 42 years experience
Ignore: Varicose vein problems are now treatable in office using minimally-invasive techniques such as laser.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Fox
Vascular Surgery 42 years experience
Could be phlebitis: Sounds like you could have phlebitis, which is clot in one of the superficial veins. I suggest that you see a physician or vascular surgeon to be eval... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Fox
Vascular Surgery 42 years experience
Duplex Ultrasound: A common complaint are unsightly bulging foot veins. These may be normal veins or they may be varicose. A venous reflux duplex would be performed to l... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Fox
Vascular Surgery 42 years experience
Possible: Regardless of your symptoms pregnancy is a possibility. This question can be addressed by taking an over the counter pregnancy test. It would advisabl... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fox
Vascular Surgery 42 years experience
No: I assume that you mean to ask if it is normal to develop blood clots when taking oral contraceptive pills (ocp). The risk of developing blood clots (... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Fox
Vascular Surgery 42 years experience
Two things: The most likely scenario is that you require stronger pain medication. It is also possible that there could be infection. In any case you should c... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Fox
Vascular Surgery 42 years experience
Unlikely: This can be definitively assessed by performing a duplex ultrasound to evaluate the bulging area. I suggest that you see a vascular surgeon or your p... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Fox
Vascular Surgery 42 years experience
Not harmful: This is not harmful although you may find repeated use to be excessively drying to your skin. Best wishes, David Fox, MD, FACS www.FoxVein.com
A female asked:
Dr. David Fox
Vascular Surgery 42 years experience
Probably: Lumps or lymph nodes that have been the same time for an extended period of time (years) are of less concern than lumps or nodes that have increased i... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Fox
Vascular Surgery 42 years experience
Several ways: There are a number of features that can be used to distinguish acute from chronic venous thrombosis. In acute clot the lumen of the vein will be hypo... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Fox
Vascular Surgery 42 years experience
Possible.: A rare consequence of Lovenox/Enoxaparin use is elevation of Liver Function Tests such as AST and ALT. http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/409667_3 ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Fox
Vascular Surgery 42 years experience
Could be a blood clo: Calf pain is a potential sign of a blood clot "DVT." It could also be a muscle or soft tissue injury. Best bet is to see a vascular surgeon or physic... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fox
Vascular Surgery 42 years experience
Yes: Diabetes is an important risk factor for amputations. These most commonly are required for problems (gangrene, infection) that develop in the toes and... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Fox
Vascular Surgery 42 years experience
No: Ultrasound does not have sufficient resolution to visualize capillary thrombosis which is a microscopic process. The symptoms of venous thrombosis ty... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Fox
Vascular Surgery 42 years experience
Sort of: Arterial problems are not a primary cause of edema, however, patients with very severe arterial insufficiency manifesting as ischemic rest pain will o... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fox
Vascular Surgery 42 years experience
Yes: There are very effective treatments for varicose veins. Patients are generally quite satisfied with their immediate and long term results. Varicose ve... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fox
Vascular Surgery 42 years experience
Yes: It is very unlikely but possible. Such a person would likely have a collagen-vascular disease such as marfan's syndrome or ehlers danlos syndrome.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Fox
Vascular Surgery 42 years experience
Vascular surgeon: A vascular surgeon can evaluate your condition and suggest options for you. You may benefit from a higher degree of compression or perhaps an alternat... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Fox
Vascular Surgery 42 years experience
Sort of: Arterial insufficiency is not a primary cause of edema, however, patients with very severe arterial insufficiency manifesting as ischemic rest pain wi... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Fox is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Fox is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Dec 29, 2016
debra Meltsner
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This was very helpful. Thanks! have an appointment next Monday. Thanks again. (sorry if you got this twice.)
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Boston University School of Medicine
Graduated 1991MD

Medical/Graduate school

Boston University School of Medicine, MA
Graduated 1991MD

Residency

University of Rochester Medical Center

Affiliations

Lenox Hill Hospital
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