The Hernia Institute and Healthy Legs Vein Center
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We have a full service vascular ultrasound department for arterial and venous diagnosis.  We offer medical and office based surgical treatment of venous reflux, varicose veins, and non-healing ulcers caused by venous disease using sclerotherapy, phlebectomy, EVRF, and the VNUS Closure Procedure.  We accept most insurances and will do our best to get your treatment covered.

Steven Goldstein, MD

Dr. Steven Goldstein is originally from the Baltimore, Maryland area. He trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital and Nassau County Medical Center, and specializes in Laparoscopic Surgery. Dr. Goldstein is board certified in surgery and involved in training other surgeons in laparoscopic hernia repair techniques. He also a member of the American Hernia Society and is one of the leading hernia surgeons in New York State.

In keeping with the latest advances in technology, Dr. Goldstein is now performing single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS). This minimally invasive procedure allows operations such as appendectomy and gall bladder removal to be performed through a single incision in the belly button, leaving the patient with no visible scars. Dr. Goldstein is the first community surgeon to perform this revolutionary procedure in the New York Capital District.


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The Hernia Institute and Healthy Legs Vein Center
1500 Second Ave.,
Watervliet, NY 12189