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David C. Sperling, MD

Vascular and Interventional Radiology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Diagnostic Radiology (Board Certified)
Cancer Care
Office Phone: (212) 326-8874, (914) 366-0800
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors


Dr. David Sperling, the Director of Columbia Endovascular Associates, is board certified in Diagnostic Radiology and subspecialty certified in Vascular and Interventional Radiology. Dr. Sperling is an Associate Professor of Radiology for Columbia University Medical Center at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He is the former Chief of Radiology of Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville, New York. He was also the Associate Director of Radiology at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx, New York, where he also served as Chief of Interventional Radiology.

Dr. Sperling is the founder, and was the Director, of Advanced Vein Imaging and Therapy, PC. Dr. Sperling has extensive experience in the treatment of venous diseases, including varicose veins and spider veins, aesthetic facial injections, peripheral vascular disease, angiograms, angioplasty, stent, dialysis access, pelvic congestion syndrome, testicular varicoceles, and fibroid embolization.

Dr. Sperling is a member of the Society of Interventional Radiology, the American College of Phlebology, the Radiological Society of North America, the American Roentgen Ray Society, the American College of Radiology, and the American Medical Association.

Area of Expertise

Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.

Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, NYP Employee Plan, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]

Affinity [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]

Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]

Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]

Emblem/GHI [Medicare Managed Care, PPO]

Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Access (Exchange), EPO, Gatekeeper (Exchange), HMO, Medicare Managed Care, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]

Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Leaf (Exchange), Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Local 1199 [Local 1199]

MagnaCare [MagnaCare]

Medicare [Traditional Medicare (NY)]

Multiplan [Multiplan]

MVP Health Care [MVP Health Care-HMO/EPO (Westchester Only), MVP Health Care-PPO (Westchester Only)]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]


UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, The Empire Plan (NYSHIP)]

VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth]

WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Workers' Compensation [Workers' Comp-Board of NY]


State University of New York - Downstate Health Sciences Center

Internship: Staten Island Hospital

Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA


  • Gandhi AD, Saleem A, Vernenkar VV, Sperling DC, Piccorelli GO, Leptomeningitis: A Rare Outcome Following Cervical Stab Wound, J Trauma, 2010 Mar;68(3):E57-60.
  • Sperling DC, Cavanagh LK, Epstein SB, Piccorelli GO, Stent Grafts for Salvage of Hemodialysis Access Circuits, abstract presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology National Meeting in Seattle, Wa, March, 2007.
  • Karmy-Jones R, Jurkovich GJ, Velmahos GC, Burdick T, Spaniolas K, Todd SR, McNally M, Jacoby RC, Link D, Janczyk RJ, Ivascu FA, McCann M, Obeid F, Hoff WS, McQuay N JR, Tieu BH, Schreiber MA, Nirula R, Brasel K, Dunn JA, Gambrell D, Huckfeldt R, Harper J, Schaffer KB, Tominaga GT, Vinces FY, Sperling D, Hoyt D, Coimbra R, Rosengart MR, Forsythe R, Cothren C, Moore EE, Haut ER, Hayanga AJ, Hird L, White C, Grossman J, Nagy K, Livaudais W, Wood R, Zengerink I, Kortbeek JB, Practice Patterns and Outcomes of Retrievable Vena Cava Filters in Trauma Patients: an AAST Multicenter Study, J Trauma, 2007 Jan;62(1):17-24.
  • Vinces FY, Sperling DC, Endovascular Treatment of a Combined Pseudoaneurysm and Arteriovenous Fistula of the Subclavian Artery Caused by a Gunshot Wound to the Chest, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Vol 130, No 1, July 2005:225-227.
  • Vinces FY, Ciacci J, Sperling DC, Epstein S, Gastroduodenal Intussusception Secondary to a Gastric Lipoma, Canadian Journal of Gastroenerology, Vol 19, No 2 , February 2005:107-108.
  • Bonn J, Sperling D, Walinsky P, Mannion J, Percutaneous Embolization of Thoracic Duct Injury, Circulation, Vol 102, No 2, July 11, 2000:268-269.
  • Sperling DC, Needleman LN, Eschelman DJ, Hovsepian DM, Lev-Toaff AS, Deep Pelvic Abscesses: Transperineal Ultrasound Guided Drainage, Radiology 1998;208:111-115.
  • Silberzweig JE, Sclafani SJA, Sperling DC, Hoffer E, Hershkowitz M, Scalea T, Correlation of Angiography with Computed Tomography in Massive Pelvic Trauma, abstract and paper presented, The 78th Scientific Assembly of the Radiological Society of North America, December 1992.