Salvatore Sclafani, MD, FSIR, is an interventional radiologist with more than 40 years of experience specializing in dialysis access management and the minimally invasive treatment of uterine fibroids and varicose veins. Dr. Sclafani practices at American Access Care of New York in Brooklyn. Dr. Sclafani earned his medical degree from SUNY Upstate and completed his residency at SUNY Downstate. For the past decade he has served as Professor and Chairman of Radiology and Professor of Surgery and Emergency Medicine at SUNY Downstate College of Medicine.
Dr. Sclafani is a past President of the American Society of Emergency Radiology, a Fellow of the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR), and the first international member of the Chinese Society of Interventional Radiology. Dr. Sclafani is a Founding Member of the International Society for Neurovascular Disease.
Recognized for developing endovascular techniques for hemorrhage control, he was honored by the New York Academy of Medicine for his work among the poor and by the New York Police Department for his celebrated save of a police officer wounded in a shooting. Dr. Sclafani has also been recognized for outstanding community service by Concerned Women of Brooklyn.
Dr. Sclafani has authored more than 160 scientific papers and authored or co-authored 20 textbooks. He has also presented at more than 250 national and international lectures. He was the first Section Editor of Radiology for the Journal of Trauma, and served on the editorial boards of the Journal of Interventional Radiology, and Emergency Radiology.
Dr. Sclafani has been named “Top Doctor – New York City” in vascular & interventional radiology by Castle Connolly more than 5 times since 2005. Castle Connolly identifies Top Doctors by location and specialty using a peer nomination process.
Dr. Sclafani is board certified in diagnostic radiology and a Diplomate of the American College of Radiology with an Added Qualifications in Interventional Radiology.
Education and Credentials
|Education||SUNY Upstate Medical School|
|Internship||Nassau County Medical Center|
|Residency||SUNY Downstate Medical School|