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New York Super Doctor to Lead 4th Annual Victor Parsonnet, MD, Cardiovascular Lecture in Newark


On Saturday, September 12, the Division of Vascular Surgery and the Department of Surgery at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, a Barnabas Health facility, will host the 4th Annual Victor Parsonnet, MD, Cardiovascular Lecture – The Future of Cardiac and Vascular Medicine – Modern Management of Thoraco Abdominal Aneurysms. The presentation will be led by Darren Schneider, MD, Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, and will offer one continuing education credit for physicians and nurses. The program begins at 8 a.m. and will be held in Parsonnet-Danzis Auditorium at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, 201 Lyons Avenue, Newark. A light breakfast will be served. There is no cost to attend. Registration is required by visiting or emailing

The program will address the following topics:

  • Identifying and assessing patients with throaco abdominal aneurysms
  • New techniques available to referral centers
  • The advantages and disadvantages of endovascular treatment of thoraco abdominal aneurysms
  • Determining the appropriate and best procedure available for patients with the disease and implementing the best method to secure treatment.

About Dr. Schneider

Darren Schneider, MD, is Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College, and Director of the Center for Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center. He is a board-certified in both surgery and vascular surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is an internationally-recognized expert in advanced minimally invasive vascular and endovascular procedures and completed formal training in both vascular surgery and interventional radiology. He has been selected as one of the Best Doctors in America from 2005 - 2014 by Castle Connolly and US News World, and was named one of America's Best Surgeons. New York Magazine has repeatedly recognized him as one of New York's "Best Doctors," and he has been selected consistently as a "New York SuperDoctor," an honor accorded just 5 percent of all New York physicians.

About Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, a 673-bed regional care teaching hospital, provides comprehensive health care to its local communities and well beyond. NBIMC has more than 1,000 physicians, 3,200 employees and 150 volunteers with over 300,000 outpatient visits and 25,000 admissions annually. NBIMC is in the top three hospitals in the nation in the number of heart transplants with better than expected outcomes, and has the only lung transplant program in New Jersey. To learn more, visit us on line at

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