Dr. Lev Pukin
Board Certified Interventional Radiologist
Dr. Lev Pukin performed over 3,000 endovascular procedures and is committed to excellence in the field of Endovascular Medicine. Dr. Pukin is accepting patients in his state-of-the-art Brooklyn, NY office.
Dr. Pukin is specializing in the treatment of Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD), which affects over 12 million Americans. Learn more about PADSame day in-office procedures include:
- Balloon Angioplasty
- Atherectomy (Endovascular Plaque Removal)
- Hemodialysis Access Management (Dialysis Graft and Fistula Interventions)
- Uterine Artery Embolization (UFE)
- Prostate Artery Embolization (PAE)
About Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
PAD - Peripheral Artery Disease is the narrowing of peripheral arteries due to the building of plaque on the walls of the arteries also known as atherosclerosis. This causes decreased blood flow to the lower extremities (feet, legs, and toes). PAD needs to treated to avoid serious complications, which include gangrene and even amputations.Your risks increase with age as well as presence of high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, and diabetes.PAD symptoms include leg pain (even when resting), numbness or tingling sensations, cramps, wounds that do not heal and discoloration of the skin.
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