Firas F. Mussa, MD

  • Specialty: Vascular Surgery
  • Languages: English, Arabic, French
  • Phone: 212-263-7311

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

aortic dissection, thoracic aortic aneurysm, aortic aneurysm, aortic disease, aortic valve disease, coarctation, carotid artery disease, carotid endarterectomy, carotid stenosis, arterial occlusive disease, arterial stent, arteriosclerosis, chronic venous insufficiency, peripheral vascular disease (PVD), varicose veins, venous disease, deep vein thrombosis (DVT), mesenteric ischemia, renal artery stenosis, swollen leg, transient ischemic attack (TIA), thoracic outlet syndrome, critical limb ischemia, diabetes mellitus complications, gangrene, spider veins, leg pain, stroke, aneurysm of aortic arch
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  • Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
  • Associate Professor, Department of Population Health
  • Chief of Vascular Surgery at Bellevue

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery (Vascular Surgery)
  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery

Education and Training

  • 2007
  • Fellowship, Baylor College of Medicine, Surgery/Vascular
  • 2005
  • Residency, University of Southern California Hospital, Surgery
  • 1995
  • MD from University Of Baghdad


Locations and Appointments

61 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Affinity
  • Affinity Exchange- Essential
  • American Imaging Network
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • ElderPlan
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthy NY
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • HIP Access I
  • HIP Access II
  • HIP Child Health
  • HIP Family Health
  • HIP Medicaid
  • HIP Medicare
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Humana Medicare
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Child Health
  • MetroPlus Family Health
  • MetroPlus Medicaid
  • MultiPlan/PHCS PPO
  • NY Medicaid
  • NYS Empire Plan
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Touchstone Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UPN Elite
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
  • Visiting Nurse Service (VNS) Medicare
  • WellCare Child Health
  • WellCare Family Health
  • WellCare Medicaid
  • WellCare Medicare
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.

NYU Vascular Surgery Associates
530 1st Avenue, Suite 6F
New York, NY 10016

NYU Vein Center
530 1st Avenue, Suite 6D
New York, NY 10016

NYU Vascular Surgery Associates
449 East 58th Street
New York, NY 10022


Phone: 212-263-7311

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My Research

Natural history of carotid stenosis Biomarkers for complex aortic pathology Limb salvage


  • Neurovascular compromise due to true brachial artery aneurysm at the site of a previously ligated arteriovenous fistula: Case report and review of literature

    Cleveland, Emily C; Sinno, Sammy; Sheth, Sharvil; Sharma, Sheel; Mussa, Firas F 2015 Jan; 0-0, Vascular — id: 1440502, year: 2015, stat: JOURNAL ARTICLE
  • Medical therapy for uncomplicated type B aortic dissection: It is best for most

    Garg, K; Fakiha, A; Wang, Z; Mussa, F F 2014 June; 71-74, Italian journal of vascular & endovascular surgery — id: 1153522, year: 2014, page: 71
  • Nationwide Comparative Impact of Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair of Acute Uncomplicated Type B Aortic Dissections

    Shah, Tejas R; Rockman, Caron B; Adelman, Mark A; Maldonado, Thomas S; Veith, Frank J; Mussa, Firas F 2014 Jan; 230-233, Vascular & endovascular surgery — id: 737912, year: 2014, page: 230, stat: JOURNAL ARTICLE
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