Christopher Agrusa, MD, FACS, RPVI
Christopher Agrusa, MD, FACS, RPVI
One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Christopher Agrusa, MD, FACS, RPVI

Vascular Surgery
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One of America's Top Doctors - Castle Connolly Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors
Vascular Surgery, more

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Vascular and Endovascular Surgery

525 East 68th Street
Starr 8
New York, NY 10065
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About Christopher Agrusa, MD, FACS, RPVI

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

  • Surgery
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  • Aneurysm

  • Aneurysm of Splenic Artery

  • Angioplasty, Percutaneous Transluminal

  • Aortic Aneurysm

  • Aortic Disease

  • Aortic Dissection

  • Arterial Blockage

  • Arterial Insufficiency

  • Arterial Stents

  • AVM (Arteriovenous Malformation)

  • Balloon Angioplasty of Artery

  • Carotid Artery Surgery

  • Carotid Endarterectomy

  • Claudication In Peripheral Vascular Disease

  • Diabetic Peripheral Vascular Disease

  • Diabetic Wound Care

  • DVT (Deep Venous Thrombosis)

  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair

  • Endovascular Surgery

  • Endovenous Laser Ablation

  • Fistulas For Dialysis

  • Iliac Aneurysm

  • Intestinal Artery Bypass Surgery

  • Intestinal Artery Stent

  • Leg Bypass Surgery

  • Limb Preservation/ Salvage

  • Lower Limb Ischemia

  • Minimally Invasive Arterial Bypass

  • Minimally Invasive Arterial Reconstruction

  • Minimally Invasive Vascular Surgery

  • Peripheral Vascular Disease

  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery

  • Poor Leg Circulation

  • Popliteal Aneurysm Repair

  • Renovascular Disease

  • RFA (Radiofrequency Ablation) of Varicose Vein of Leg

  • Sclerotherapy of Varicose Vein

  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

  • Thrombosis

  • Transcatheter Embolization

  • Varicose Veins

  • Vascular Complications of Diabetes

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  • Degrees: New York University School of Medicine

  • Degrees: University of Michigan

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Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Attending Surgeon

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

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Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical Center

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital


  • Degrees: University of Michigan
  • Degrees: New York University School of Medicine

Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Attending Surgeon
  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English