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Gary Nackman, MD, FACS

Our Background

Gary Nackman, MD, FACS, is a board-certified vascular surgeon with more than 25 years of experience helping women and men with venous disease and cosmetic concerns achieve healthy veins and skin. He founded the NJ Vein Care and Aesthetics Center in Clifton and Oradell, New Jersey, to provide high-quality, one-on-one, patient-centered care in a welcoming, supportive environment. He's proud to be listed in the Consumers Research Council of America's "Guide to America's Top Surgeons."

Dr. Nackman graduated summa cum laude from Union College in Schenectady, New York, and earned his Medical Doctorate from Albany Medical College in Albany, New York, in 1988.  He completed his general surgery training at Columbia University, St. Luke' s-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York City in 1994. He then went on to participate in a fellowship in vascular surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, in 1996.  

Formerly an associate professor of surgery at the prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, New Jersey, Dr. Nackman trained and led the next generation of vascular surgeons and physicians. Currently, he's an attending surgeon at the Robert Wood Johnson Hospital.

Dr. Nackman has received national recognition for his NIH-funded, breakthrough scientific research. He's made numerous presentations at national and international conferences, authored textbook chapters and peer-reviewed articles, and co-authored a landmark scientific paper on how varicose veins degenerate. 

Certified by the American Board of Surgery in Vascular Surgery, Dr. Nackman is a member of several national and local societies, including the Society for Vascular Surgery, Association for Academic Surgery, Society of University Surgeons, and the Vascular Society of New Jersey. He was chair of clinical programs at the NJ Center for Biomaterials and has served as a consultant to industry.

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