Antonios P. Gasparis, MD, FACS — Academic Profile

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Board Certifications


Medical School
  • SUNY-Syracuse (1996)
Residency Training
  • General Surgery, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Fellowship Training
  • Vascular Surgery, SUNY-Stony Brook
  • Endovascular Surgery, Texas Tech University

Affiliated Specialty Centers

Clinical Interests/Expertise

  • Minimally invasive endovascular surgery for the management of aortic aneurysms (including treatment for thoracic aortic aneurysm; see patient information), lower extremity vascular disease, carotid disease, and venous disease
  • Surgery for stroke prevention carotid endarterectomy and carotid stenting), aortic aneurysms, lower extremity vascular reconstruction, and dialysis access
  • Pelvic congestion syndrome and pelvic venous insufficiency (embolotherapy; see blog)
  • Minimally invasive percutaneous closure for varicose veins
  • Treatment of spider veins (laser and sclerotherapy)
  • Wound care
Dr. Antonios Gasparis

Contact Information

Division of Vascular and
Endovascular Surgery
Department of Surgery, Health Sciences Center T19-090
Stony Brook Medicine
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8191
Patient appointments: 631-638-1670
Academic Office Tel: 631-444-2683
Academic Office Fax: 631-638-1691

For patient care information, including insurance participation and practice locations, click here.
  • Honors
  • Publications
  • Additional
  • Selected for inclusion in Guide to America's Top Surgeons (Consumers' Research Council of America)
  • American Venous Forum - Sigvaris Traveling Fellowship
  • > Click here to see abstracts/full text of Dr. Gasparis's journal articles presented in reverse chronological order, starting with most recent, on PubMed (National Library of Medicine).
  • Bekelis K, Labropoulos N, Pappas P, Gasparis A. B-mode estimate of carotid stenosis: planimetric measurements complement the velocity estimate of internal carotid stenosis. Int Angiol 2013;32:506-11.
  • Chandrashekar A, Gasparis A, Labropoulos N. Lack of symmetry in the major lower limb veins. J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord 2017;5:346-52.
  • Criado E, Doblas M, Fontcuberta J, Orgaz A, Flores A, Wall LP, Gasparis A, Lopez P, Strachan J, Ricotta J. Transcervical carotid stenting with internal carotid artery flow reversal: feasibility and preliminary results. J Vasc Surg 2004;40:476-83.
  • Criado E, Gasparis A. Transluminal thrombin injection and exclusion of a paramesenteric abdominal aortic aneurysm. J Vasc Surg 2004;39:1118-21.
  • Criado E, Wall P, Lucas P, Gasparis A, Proffit T, Ricotta J. Transesophageal echo-guided endovascular exclusion of thoracic aortic mobile thrombi. J Vasc Surg 2004;39:238-42.
  • Cuadra SA, Zwerling JS, Feuerman M, Gasparis AP, Hines GL. Cerebral oximetry monitoring during carotid endarterectomy: effect of carotid clamping and shunting. Vasc Endovascular Surg 2003;37:407-13.
  • Gagne PJ, Gasparis A, Black S, Thorpe P, Passman M, Vedantham S, Marston W, Iafrati M. Analysis of threshold stenosis by multiplanar venogram and intravascular ultrasound examination for predicting clinical improvement after iliofemoral vein stenting in the VIDIO trial. J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord 2018;6:48-56.
  • Garcia R, Gasparis AP, Loh SA, Labropoulos N. A rare case of idiopathic bilateral ovarian vein thrombosis. J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord 2017;5:567-70.
  • Garcia R, Probeck K, Elitharp DM, Gasparis AP, Labropoulos N. Diverse management of isolated calf deep venous thrombosis in a university hospital. J Vasc Surg Venous Lymphat Disord 2018;6:139-45.
  • Gasparis A, Kim P, Probeck K, Elitharp D, Labropoulos N. Filter retrieval programs: what's working? Endovasc Today 2016;15:66-8.
  • Gasparis A, Kokkosis A, Labropoulos N, Tassiopoulos A, Ricotta J. Venous outflow obstruction with retroperitoneal Kaposi's sarcoma and treatment with inferior vena cava stenting. Vasc Endovascular Surg 2009;43:295-300.
  • Gasparis AP. Evaluation of reflux and obstruction with duplex ultrasound. In: Wittens C, editor. Innovative Treatment of Venous Disorders. Torino, Italy: Edizioni Minerva Medica, 2009: 41-9.
  • Gasparis AP, Da Silva MS, Semel L. Visceral patch rupture after repair of thoracoabdominal aortic aneurysm. Vasc Surg 2001;35:491-4.
  • Gasparis AP, Hines GL, Ricotta JJ. Contemporary management of "High-Risk" patients with carotid stenosis. Heart Dis 2003;5:345-8.
  • Gasparis AP, Labropoulos N, Kontothanassis D, Tassiopoulos AK. Are there any veins which should be excluded from endovenous ablation? In: Becquemin JP, Alimi YS, Gérard JL, editors. Controversies and Updates in Vascular Surgery. Torino, Italy: Edizioni Minerva Medica, 2009: 447-9.
  • Gasparis AP, Labropoulos N, Tassiopoulos AK, Phillips B, Pagan J, Lo C, Ricotta J. Midterm follow-up after pharmacomechanical thrombolysis for lower extremity deep venous thrombosis. Vasc Endovascular Surg 2008;43:61-8.
  • Gasparis AP, Noor S, Da Silva MS, Tassiopoulos AK, Semel L. Distal venous arterialization for limb salvage — a case report. Vasc Endovascular Surg 2002;36:469-72.
  • Gasparis AP, Ricotta JJ. Carotid endarterectomy in the elderly. Cardiol Rev 2002;19:23-6.
  • Gasparis AP, Ricotta L, Cuadra SA, Char DJ, Purtill WA, Van Bemmelen PS, Hines GL, Giron F, Ricotta JJ. High-risk carotid endarterectomy: fact or fiction. J Vasc Surg 2003;37:40-6.
  • Gasparis AP, Santana D, Blewett C, Bohannon WT, Silva MB Jr. Endoluminal retrieval of a dislodged umbilical vein catheter — a case report. Vasc Endovascular Surg 2004;38:583-6.
  • Gasparis AP, Tassiopoulos AK. Nutritional support in the patient with HIV infection. Nutrition 2001;17:981-2.
  • Gasparis AP, Tassiopoulos AK. Mediastinal fibrosarcoma. Surg Rounds 2001;244:185-91.
  • Gasparis AP, Tsintzilonis S, Labropoulos N. Extraluminal lipoma with common femoral vein obstruction: a cause of chronic venous insufficiency. J Vasc Surg 2009;49:486-90.
  • Gasparis AP, Wall P, Ricotta JJ. Adventitial cystic disease of the external iliac vein presenting with deep venous thrombosis. A case report. Vasc Endovascular Surg 2004;38:273-6.
  • Gavalas M, Meisner R, Labropoulos N, Gasparis A, Tassiopoulos A. Renal infarction complicating fibromuscular dysplasia. Vasc Endovascular Surg 2014;48:445-51.
  • Kanth AM, Khan SU, Gasparis A, Labropoulos N. The distribution and extent of reflux and obstruction in patients with active venous ulceration. Phlebology 2015;30:350-6.
  • Kim PS, Gasparis AP, Probeck K, Elitharp D, Tassiopoulos A, Labropoulos N. Accuracy of venous thromboembolism assessment and compliance to prophylaxis in a tertiary care center. Phlebology 2016;31:541-5.
  • Kim PS, Kokkosis A, Gasparis A. Recurrent varicose veins: etiology and management. Handbook of Venous and Lymphatic Disorders: Guidelines of the American Venous Forum. 4th ed. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2017: 485-92.
  • Kokkosis AA, Labropoulos N, Gasparis AP. Investigation of venous ulcers. Semin Vasc Surg 2015;28:15-20.
  • Kontothanassis D, Labropoulos N, Gasparis AP, Gérard JL. Endovenous laser1470 nm radial emission: preliminary results. In: Becquemin JP, Alimi YS, Gérard JL, editors. Controversies and Updates in Vascular Surgery. Torino, Italy: Edizioni Minerva Medica, 2009: 455-6.
  • Labropoulos N, Bishawi M, Gasparis A, Tassiopoulos A, Gupta S. Great saphenous vein stump thrombosis after harvesting for coronary artery bypass graft surgery. Phlebology 2014;29:215-9.
  • Labropoulos N, Gasparis AP, Caprini JA, Partsch H. Compression stockings to prevent post-thrombotic syndrome. Lancet 2014;384:129-30.
  • Labropoulos N, Gasparis AP, Kontothanassis D, Tassiopoulos AK. Hemodynamic patterns of the saphenofemoral junction: does location of terminal or preterminal valve incompetency change the mode of treatment? In: Becquemin JP, Alimi YS, Gérard JL, editors. Controversies and Updates in Vascular Surgery. Torino, Italy: Edizioni Minerva Medica, 2009: 399-401.
  • Labropoulos N, Gasparis AP, Pefanis D, Leon LR Jr, Tassiopoulos AK. Secondary chronic venous disease progresses faster than primary. J Vasc Surg 2009;49:704-10.
  • Labropoulos N, Gasparis AP, Tassiopoulos AK. Prospective evaluation of the clinical deterioration in post-thrombotic limbs. J Vasc Surg 2009;50:826-30.
  • Labropoulos N, Jasinski PT, Adrahtas D, Gasparis AP, Meissner MH. A standardized ultrasound approach to pelvic congestion syndrome. Phlebology 2017;32:608-19.
  • Labropoulos N, Tassiopoulos AK, Gasparis AP, Phillips B, Pappas PJ. Veins along the course of the sciatic nerve. J Vasc Surg 2009;49:690-6.
  • Malgor RD, Gasparis AP. Pharmaco-mechanical thrombectomy for early thrombus removal. Phlebology 2012;27 Suppl 1:155-62.
  • Nanavati R, Jasinski P, Adrahtas D, Gasparis A, Labropoulos N. Correlation between pelvic congestion syndrome and body mass index. J Vasc Surg 2018;67:536-41.
  • Pasklinsky G, Gasparis AP, Labropoulos N, Pagan J, Tassiopoulos AK, Ferretti J, Ricotta JJ. Endovascular covered stenting for visceral artery pseudoaneurysm rupture: report of 2 cases and a summary of the disease process and treatment options. Vasc Endovascular Surg 2009;42:601-6.
  • Poulikidis KP, Gasparis AP, Labropoulos N. Prospective analysis of incidence, extent and chronicity of lower extremity venous thrombosis. Phlebology 2014;29:37-42.
  • Spentzouris G, Gasparis A, Scriven RJ, Lee TK, Labropoulos N. Natural history of deep vein thrombosis in children. Phlebology 2015;30:412-7.
  • Vasquez M, Gasparis AP; Varithena® 017 Investigator Group. A multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled trial of endovenous thermal ablation with or without polidocanol endovenous microfoam treatment in patients with great saphenous vein incompetence and visible varicosities. Phlebology 2017;32:272-81.
  • Wall LP, Gasparis A, Callahan S, Van Bemmelen P, Criado E, Ricotta J. Impaired hyperemic response is predictive of early access failure. Ann Vasc Surg 2004;18:167-71.
  • Wall LP, Gasparis A, Criado E. Endovascular therapy for tracheoinnominate artery fistula: a temporizing measure. Ann Vasc Surg 2005;19:99-102.
  • Wood EA, Malgor RD, Gasparis AP, Labropoulos N. Reporting the impact of inferior vena cava perforation by filters. Phlebology 2013;29:471-5.
  • > Click here to see abstracts/full text of Dr. Gasparis's journal articles presented in reverse chronological order, starting with most recent, on PubMed (National Library of Medicine).
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)