Bronx-Grand Concourse, New York


1749 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10453


7:00am - 5:30pm
7:00am - 5:30pm

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About Center for Vein Restoration in Bronx-Grand Concourse, New York

Center for Vein Restoration (CVR) is proud to serve patients at our Bronx-Grand Concourse vein clinic. The physicians and staff at CVR Bronx-Grand Concourse have decades of collective experience treating symptoms of vein diseases such as varicose veins, spider veins, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), and other vein conditions related to chronic venous insufficiency (vein disease).

The board-certified physicians at Center for Vein Restoration are world-renowned vein specialists, authors, lecturers, and trainers on the latest techniques for diagnosing and treating vein disease. Commitment to patient care goes beyond physician credentials, however. Our entire team works together to provide our patients with a level of comfort and understanding.

Our Vein Clinic in Bronx-Grand Concourse, New York

Center for Vein Restoration’s vein center in Bronx-Grand Concourse, New York, is a 5.2-mile-long thoroughfare in the borough of the Bronx in New York City. Grand Concourse runs through several neighborhoods, including Bedford Park, Concourse, Highbridge, Fordham, Mott Haven, Norwood, and Tremont.

The Bronx’s most famous street, The Grand Concourse, has a rich and interesting history, dating back to 1890 when it was designed by a French immigrant to resemble the Champs-Élysées in Paris and connect the borough of Manhattan to the northern Bronx.

When visiting the Concourse, the Bronx Museum of the Arts is a must-see and features sculptures, portraits, and special events. Admission is always free, but visitors may reserve their free tickets in advance.

The Edgar Allan Poe Cottage, the former home of the American writer located in the Fordham neighborhood of the Bronx, was a “quiet cottage, surrounded by fields and orchards and far from the noisy and polluted city.” Poe wrote some of his most famous works in the cottage, including Annabel Lee, Eureka, and The Bells.

One can reach our vein center via the Major Deegan Expressway or Grand Concourse. If driving is not an option, two bus stations are located within walking distance of the office and served by bus Bx35. Unsure how to get to CVR? We’re here to assist! Call 240-965-3915 and speak to a helpful Patient Services Representative.

Meet Dr. Cruz

Kristine Cruz, MD, FACS, earned her medical degree from Universidad Iberoamericana (Unibe), Dominican Republic. She completed an internship at Nassau University Medical Center, Long Island, New York, and a surgical internship with Stony Brook University Medical Center (SUNY) in Stony Brook, New York, where she was chief resident.

Following a laparoscopic surgery fellowship at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut, Dr. Cruz dedicated her career to the practice of and research around minimally invasive procedures. She joined CVR to focus on the minimally invasive vein closure modalities used to treat venous insufficiency (vein disease).

“I chose to become a venous surgeon to treat this often overlooked and underestimated disorder. I am extremely grateful for the privilege of improving my patient’s quality of life.” –Dr. Kristine Cruz

Dr. Cruz is board certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the American College of Surgeons. She is fluent in both English and Spanish.

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Services at Center for Vein Restoration, Bronx-Grand Concourse

Our board-certified vascular surgeons offer a wide range of innovative treatment options for leg pain, swelling, cramping, itching, varicose veins, spider veins, restless leg syndrome, ulcers, and other symptoms of vascular disease.

Symptoms of vein problems

When the tiny valves in your leg veins fail to circulate blood back to the heart it can be a sign of venous disease.

The result can be:

These symptoms are often the result of venous insufficiency and are unlikely to heal on their own. This common vein condition is progressive, meaning it will get worse without treatment.

Vein treatment options

Vein care providers at vein treatment clinics use the most advanced minimally invasive treatments available today. CVR’s modern outpatient treatment plans are far superior to the older vein-stripping methods used in the past.

Treatments include VenaSeal, a proprietary medical adhesive that safely closes off varicose veins, and ClariVein, a two-in-one approach that uses an ablation device to inject a sclerosing agent that closes the vein with a tiny rotating wire tip, which destroys the diseased vein.

At Center for Vein Restoration we offer a wide variety of other treatment options including:

Vein treatments take approximately an hour or less to complete, and patients can return to their normal routine immediately with few restrictions. No staples or stitches are required because a simple band-aid covers the tiny incisions. Our in-office treatment requires only local anesthetics and recovery and symptom relief are fast, and there is little to no scarring.

How to schedule an appointment with Dr. Cruz

Scheduling an appointment at Center for Vein Restoration in Bronx-Grand Concourse, New York, is easy! You can now schedule an appointment online.

CVR accepts all major insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid. Don't see your insurance company online? Contact us to find out if you're covered.

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What do Patients Say About
Center for Vein Restoration (CVR)?

At CVR, your vein health is our sole priority! Patients tell us they feel the CVR difference, from our compassionate, supportive staff to our patient-centered approach; CVR made their vein health journey safe and comfortable. These testimonials say it all: CVR's attentive staff and effective treatments earn top marks from patients.