Frank Tarantini, MD

Vascular Surgeon, Medical Director

Frank Tarantini, MD, FACS is a vascular surgeon with particular expertise in the treatment of peripheral artery disease (PAD) and AV fistula creation. Additionally, he is known for being at the forefront of various treatment modalities including radiofrequency ablation, laser vein closure, sclerotherapy injections, and peripheral arterial angioplasty and stenting.  Dr. Tarantini is the Medical Director of Verrazano Vascular Associates in Staten Island and also an attending physician at Richmond University Medical Center and New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn.

After graduating from Manhattan College, Dr. Tarantini earned his medical degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine in Brooklyn where he also completed his residency in surgery and a vascular and endovascular fellowship.

Dr. Tarantini is a member of the American Medical Society, NY State Medical Society, Richmond County Medical Society, and New York Society for Vascular Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and has published several clinical papers.

Education and Credentials

EducationSUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
ResidencySUNY Downstate Medical Center
FellowshipVascular and Endovascular Surgery, Downstate Medical Center/Staten Island University Hospital