Bronx/Pelham Bay, New York


3250 Westchester Avenue
Suite 201
Bronx, NY 10461


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

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About Center for Vein Restoration in Bronx-Pelham Bay, New York

Center for Vein Restoration (CVR) is proud to serve patients at our Bronx-Pelham Bay vein clinic. The physicians and staff at CVR Bronx-Pelham Bay 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-Pelham Bay, New York

Center for Vein Restoration’s Pelham Bay, Bronx, vein clinic is conveniently located off I-95 in Middletown, Pelham Bay, in the Pelham Bay Professional Center. Parking is available at the Pelham Bay Parking Station, located less than a block to the north. Here our board-certified vein doctor offers cutting-edge outpatient treatment for venous insufficiency (vein disease) that takes an hour or less to complete and allows patients to return to their normal activity level immediately, with few restrictions.

Insurance coverage for vein treatment at Center for Vein Restoration is available, including Medicare and Medicaid.

Named after Pelham Bay Park (New York City's largest park, three times the size of Manhattan's Central Park), Pelham Bay offers residents a blended urban and suburban feel and is one of the safest and most desirable neighborhoods in the Bronx.

City Island, a quaint seaside neighborhood in the northeastern Bronx, is famous for its waterfront seafood restaurants and yacht clubs. The island is home to the Columbia University Sailing Team.

The Bronx Zoo, inside Bronx Park, is the largest metropolitan zoo in the United States, comprising 265 acres featuring and over 10,000 animals.

Yankee Stadium, home to the legendary New York Yankees, is in the Bronx, New York City. Part stadium, part museum, public and private tours of baseball’s most storied franchise are available.

Directions to our Bronx-Pelham Bay vein center

From I-95 North: take Exit 7C for Country Club Road. Merge onto McDonough Place and keep left to continue onto Bruckner Boulevard. Turn left onto Westchester Avenue, take an immediate left after the Dunkin Donuts, and enter our parking lot on the left. The clinic is located inside the Pelham Bay Professional Center.

From I-95 South: take Exit 8A for Westchester Avenue. Make a slight right onto Burr Avenue/Westchester Avenue. After the Dunkin Donuts, turn left and enter our parking lot on your left. The clinic is located inside the Pelham Bay Professional Center. Parking is also available at the Pelham Bay Parking Station, located less than a block to the north.

From the southwest: take Westchester Avenue all the way to our clinic. After you pass Wilkinson Boulevard, you’ll go under the train tracks. Take a right just before the Dunkin’ Donuts and CVS. Turn into our parking lot on your left. The office is in Pelham Bay Professional Center.

From Bronx and Pelham Parkway to the northwest: exit onto Bruckner Boulevard S and then continue onto Pelham Parkway S. At the Pelham Grand, turn right onto St. Paul Avenue. Stay on St. Paul until you reach Westchester Avenue. Turn left, then make an immediate right. Turn right into the parking lot at Pelham Bay Professional Center.

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-Pelham Bay

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-Pelham Bay, 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.