Christopher Agrusa, MD, FACS, RPVI

Vascular Surgery

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Personal Statement

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As a board-certified surgeon with clinical expertise in vascular and endovascular surgery, it is my mission to provide compassionate patient care and offer state-of-the-art treatment options for the full spectrum of vascular disease. My experience with both complex open operations as well as advanced endovascular procedures allows me to develop individualized surgical plans that best meet the needs of each patient. Using cutting edge technology, I offer minimally invasive surgical approaches aimed at reducing post-operative pain, scarring, and length of hospitalization. I strive to create lifelong relationships with each of my patients to ensure continued success in achieving excellent medical outcomes and to maximize quality of life.

Biographical Info

Christopher J. Agrusa, M.D., is an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Assistant Attending Surgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine.

Dr. Agrusa graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.S. in Cell and Molecular Biology and went on to obtain his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine.  After medical school, Dr. Agrusa completed his general surgical residency at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City.  During his residency, Dr. Agrusa dedicated two years as a Research Fellow in the Neuberger Berman Lung Cancer Research Center where he studied the cellular and molecular pathways involved in non-small cell lung cancer metastasis.  After residency, Dr. Agrusa completed a two-year ACGME accredited fellowship in Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell and Columbia University Medical Centers. 

Dr. Agrusa is a double board-certified surgeon with expertise in vascular and endovascular surgery.  He specializes in advanced minimally invasive endovascular procedures for the treatment of many vascular pathologies.  His clinical interests include aortic aneurysms and dissections, carotid artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, limb salvage, hemodialysis access creation and maintenance, thoracic outlet syndrome, and venous disease.

Dr. Agrusa’s academic interests focus on clinical research within the field of vascular surgery.   He has authored multiple publications for peer-reviewed journals as well as book chapters in surgical textbooks and has presented his research at regional and national meetings.   He is a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery and Eastern Vascular Society and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. 

Board Certifications
American Board of Surgery
Clinical Expertise
Peripheral Vascular Surgery
Arterial Insufficiency
Arterial Blockage
Lower Limb Ischemia
Poor Leg Circulation
Claudication In Peripheral Vascular Disease
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Diabetic Peripheral Vascular Disease
Leg Bypass Surgery
Limb Preservation/ Salvage
Vascular Complications of Diabetes
Diabetic Wound Care
Aortic Disease
Aortic Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Splenic Artery
Iliac Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Popliteal Aneurysm Repair
Renovascular Disease
Intestinal Artery Stent
Intestinal Artery Bypass Surgery
AVM (Arteriovenous Malformation)
Fistulas For Dialysis
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Varicose Veins
Endovenous Laser Ablation
Sclerotherapy of Varicose Vein
RFA (Radiofrequency Ablation) of Varicose Vein of Leg
DVT (Deep Venous Thrombosis)
Minimally Invasive Vascular Surgery
Endovascular Surgery
Arterial Stents
Angioplasty, Percutaneous Transluminal
Balloon Angioplasty of Artery
Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
Transcatheter Embolization
Minimally Invasive Arterial Bypass
Minimally Invasive Arterial Reconstruction
Carotid Endarterectomy
Carotid Artery Surgery
  • M.D.
    New York University School of Medicine
  • B.S.
    University of Michigan
  • Assistant Attending Surgeon
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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