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Dr. Mark Schwartz

Surgery - Vascular
Lake Success, NY
10 years experience male

Locations

North Shore Medical Spa

Lake Success, NY

Address

1 Hollow Lane, Suite 210, Lake Success, NY, US
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Cigna

Aetna

UnitedHealthcare

Medicare

Oxford Health Plans

Ghi Service

AmeriChoice Health Services, Inc

Office

Lake Success, NY

North Shore Vein Center

Lake Success, NY

North Shore Vein Center & Medical Spa

Lake Success, NY

About

Bio

Dr. Schwartz is Long Island’s only Board Certified General Vascular Surgeon and Phlebologist. He is Medical Director of the North Shore Vein Center Medical Spa, which utilizes state-of-the-art technology to perform outpatient procedures in his beautiful Lake Success, NY office.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Surgery - Vascular

Anti-Aging Medicine

Cosmetic Surgery

Surgery

Vascular Surgery

Wound care

Doctor Q&A

44 Answers
2 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Yes, It is Possible: It is possible depending on the cause of the condition.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Discover Cause: Daily exercise, avoid tobacco and alcohol and search for an underlying cause such as mineral deficiencies(iron, folate, (folic acid) magnesium), venou... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Virchow's Triad: The causes of DVT center on 3 important factors which can act alone or together known as virchow's triad. The 3 factors are: 1. Stasis (sluggish flo... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Find Out Cause First: Rule out underlying causes that may can be treated such as mineral deficiencies, venous insufficiency or various immune deficiencies. Start with blood... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Difficult to Treat: This is a difficult problem to treat, but proper skin care, sunscreen and certain laser therapies can be helpful.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
See Urologist: This is a varicoceole and can be easily treated by your urologist. Seek a consultation as it can cause low sperm count.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Prob Not Varicose: The bulging veins you speak of are probably dilated superficial veins - not varicose veins. They are usually seen on the arms, but can be seen on the ... Read More
A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Irresistible moving: It is an irresistible need to move ones legs in order to alleviate an uncomfortable feeling of itching and/or aching of the legs that almost always oc... Read More
A 61-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Medicine last resort: Is there an underlying cause such as: mineral deficiencies(iron, folate, (folic acid) magnesium), venous insufficiency, or various immune deficiencies... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Underlying Causes: Rule out underlying causes that may be able to be treated such as mineral deficiencies (iron, folate, (folic acid) magnesium), venous insufficiency, o... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Find Out Cause First: Rule out underlying causes that may can be treated such as mineral deficiencies, venous insufficiency or various immune deficiencies. Start with blood... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Underlying Causes: Restless leg is purely a nuisance, but it would be beneficial to get checked for underlying vascular disorders, as well as various mineral and electro... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Be Sure of Diagnosis: The most important thing about restless leg syndrome is to be sure that you actually have it. It is an irresistible need to move ones legs in order to... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Venous Insufficiency: Usually venous insufficiency. This can be diagnosed by a non invasive ultrasound. Seek out a local vascular surgeon.
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Vein Treatment Poss.: Currently most RLS patients are being treated with various medications. However, recent studies have shown that venous insufficiency should be ruled o... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Find Out Cause First: Rule out underlying causes that may can be treated such as mineral deficiencies, venous insufficiency or various immune deficiencies. Start with blood... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Mineral Deficiences: Many types of mineral deficiencies can cause restless leg, the most common being iron, magnesium and folate (folic acid). Have a full blood work-up, i... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Seek Medical Advice: There is no conclusive information about exactly why some women do not develop breast tissue. A possible genetic component has been suggested. Regardl... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
May Resolve Quickly: The most common mishaps are burns, blisters and pigmentation issues. Other than following up with the treating facility, my best advice would be to us... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
See Urologist: This is a varicoceole and can be quite easily addressed by your urologist. Seek a consultation. Do not suffer needlessly.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Customized Treatment: The treatment is customized for each individual patient. But the days of stripping these veins out in a hospital with large incisions have long since ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Be sure you have it!: Rls is an irresistible need to move ones legs in order to alleviate an uncomfortable feeling of itching and/or aching of the legs that almost always o... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Complete Evaluation: Restless leg must be accurately diagnosed and treated. These medications do not represent the first line of treatment. You need a complete evaluation ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Irresistible Moving: It is an irresistible need to move ones legs in order to alleviate an uncomfortable feeling of itching and/or aching of the legs that almost always oc... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Underlying Causes: Rule out underlying causes that may be able to be treated such as mineral deficiencies (iron, folate, (folic acid) magnesium), venous insufficiency, o... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Underlying Causes: Rule out underlying causes that may be able to be treated such as mineral deficiencies (iron, folate, (folic acid) magnesium), venous insufficiency, o... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Need Ultrasound: Yes, you need an ultrasound of the superficial and deep veins in your legs looking for venous insufficiency. Seek out a local vascular surgeon.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Venous Insufficiency: You need an ultrasound of the superficial and deep veins in your leg looking for venous insufficiency. Seek out a local vascular surgeon.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Get Evaluated by Doc: This must be evaluated by a vascular surgeon. The first step is differentiating between a superficial artery and a vein. If it is a vein, it may have ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Not Recommended: Not recommended without proper work-up.
A member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Find Out Cause First: Rule out underlying causes that may can be treated such as mineral deficiencies, venous insufficiency or various immune deficiencies. Start with blood... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Be Sure of Diagnosis: Steroids are not the treatment for restless leg. You must be sure of the diagnosis. Once an accurate diagnosis has been established, the treatment is ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Vascular Surgeon: See a vascular surgeon in your area, as there are many different treatment options.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Underlying Causes: Rule out underlying causes that may be able to be treated such as mineral deficiencies (iron, folate, (folic acid) magnesium), venous insufficiency, o... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Yes, It Can Be: It can be. First the diagnosis must be accurately established by a physician. Non-invasive venous and arterial testing may be warranted.Then the impor... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Discover Cause: Daily exercise, avoid tobacco and alcohol and search for an underlying cause such as mineral deficiencies(iron, folate, (folic acid) magnesium), venou... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Discover Cause: Daily exercise, avoid tobacco and alcohol and search for an underlying cause such as mineral deficiencies(iron, folate, (folic acid) magnesium), venou... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Cause = Heredity: This condition is hereditary and can occur at this age.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Underlying Causes: Rule out underlying causes that may be able to be treated such as mineral deficiencies (iron, folate, (folic acid) magnesium), venous insufficiency, o... Read More
A 70-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Discover Cause: Daily exercise, avoid tobacco and alcohol and search for an underlying cause such as mineral deficiencies(iron, folate, (folic acid) magnesium), venou... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
R/O underlying cause: Rule out underlying causes that may be able to be treated such as mineral deficiencies (iron, folate, (folic acid) magnesium), venous insufficiency, o... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Seek Medical Advice: Usually hereditary or secondary to sun damage. Seek out a professional opinion.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Red, Purple or Blue : Spider veins are the small, thread-like colored veins that are most often seen on the surface of the skin. Spider veins, also known as telangiectasias... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Schwartz
Surgery - Vascular 10 years experience
Laser Hair Removal: Yes. In fact, waxing and tweezing are the most painful. The laser hair removal system selectively targets the melanin in the hair follicle to provide ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Schwartz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Schwartz is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Was wondering if my husband's marker for autoimmune had anything to do with it
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That I know but need solutions! I've heard if ones on certain medications like codeine T/F
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you very much, it helps

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of South Florida College of Medicine
Graduated 1989MD

Residency

Mount Sinai Hospital in NYC

Awards

America's Top Surgeons, Consumer Research Council of America
Outstanding Chief Resident, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Alpha Omega Alpha honorarium, University of South Florida

Affiliations

American College of Phlebology
American Venous Forum
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine

Publications

Circle of Care
A new year, a new you
Restless Leg Syndrome: Varicose Vein Therapy Can Help!
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