David C. Sperling, MD

Expertise in: 
Cancer Care
Board Certifications: 
Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology
Accepting New Patients
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Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Cancer Care, Varicose Veins, Angioplasty, Percutaneous, Transluminal, Chronic Pelvic Pain In Female, Botulinum Toxin (Botox Injection), Venous Access PICC, Port, Varicocele Embolization, TIPSS (Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt), Vertebroplasty, Vascular Stents, Sclerotherapy (Spider Vein), Arterial Stents, Vein Problems, Abscess Drainage, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Thyroid Biopsy, Central Venous Access, Biliary Stenting, Dialysis Access Procedures, Liver Biopsy, Radiofrequency Ablation, Stents, Biopsies, Peripheral Angioplasty, Uterine Fibroid Embolization

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Radiology at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Vice Chair, Strategy and Development, Department of Radiology

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Dr. David Sperling is board certified in diagnostic radiology and subspecialty certified in vascular and interventional radiology. Dr. Sperling is an associate professor of radiology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and an assistant attending radiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. He is the former chief of radiology at Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville, New York, as well as the associate director of radiology at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx, New York, where he also served as chief of interventional radiology.

Dr. Sperling is the founder, and was the director, of Advanced Vein Imaging and Therapy, PC. Dr. Sperling has extensive experience in the treatment of venous diseases, including varicose veins and spider veins, aesthetic facial injections, peripheral vascular disease, angiograms, angioplasty, stent, dialysis access, pelvic congestion syndrome, testicular varicoceles, and fibroid embolization.

Dr. Sperling is a member of the Society of Interventional Radiology, the American College of Phlebology, the Radiological Society of North America, the American Roentgen Ray Society, the American College of Radiology, and the American Medical Association.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital

Gender

  • Male

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Location(s)

ColumbiaDoctors Midtown
51 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
Primary
ColumbiaDoctors Tarrytown
155 White Plains Road
Tarrytown, NY 10591
New Patient Appointments:

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NY Signature
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

Affinity

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Amida Care

  • Special Needs Plan

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Elderplan

  • Medicare Managed Care

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare (NY)

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • MVP Health Care-HMO/EPO (Westchester Only)
  • MVP Health Care-PPO (Westchester Only)

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs Plan

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Workers' Compensation

  • Workers' Comp-Board of NY

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • State University of New York - Downstate Health Sciences Center
  • Internship: Staten Island Hospital
  • Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

Board Certifications

  • Vascular and Interventional Radiology
  • Diagnostic Radiology

Honors & Awards

Castle Connolly Top Doctors, New York, 2013, 2014, 2015

America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor

Research

Selected Publications

  • Gandhi AD, Saleem A, Vernenkar VV, Sperling DC, Piccorelli GO, Leptomeningitis: A Rare Outcome Following Cervical Stab Wound, J Trauma, 2010 Mar;68(3):E57-60.
  • Sperling DC, Cavanagh LK, Epstein SB, Piccorelli GO, Stent Grafts for Salvage of Hemodialysis Access Circuits, abstract presented at the Society of Interventional Radiology National Meeting in Seattle, Wa, March, 2007.
  • Karmy-Jones R, Jurkovich GJ, Velmahos GC, Burdick T, Spaniolas K, Todd SR, McNally M, Jacoby RC, Link D, Janczyk RJ, Ivascu FA, McCann M, Obeid F, Hoff WS, McQuay N JR, Tieu BH, Schreiber MA, Nirula R, Brasel K, Dunn JA, Gambrell D, Huckfeldt R, Harper J, Schaffer KB, Tominaga GT, Vinces FY, Sperling D, Hoyt D, Coimbra R, Rosengart MR, Forsythe R, Cothren C, Moore EE, Haut ER, Hayanga AJ, Hird L, White C, Grossman J, Nagy K, Livaudais W, Wood R, Zengerink I, Kortbeek JB, Practice Patterns and Outcomes of Retrievable Vena Cava Filters in Trauma Patients: an AAST Multicenter Study, J Trauma, 2007 Jan;62(1):17-24.
  • Vinces FY, Sperling DC, Endovascular Treatment of a Combined Pseudoaneurysm and Arteriovenous Fistula of the Subclavian Artery Caused by a Gunshot Wound to the Chest, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Vol 130, No 1, July 2005:225-227.
  • Vinces FY, Ciacci J, Sperling DC, Epstein S, Gastroduodenal Intussusception Secondary to a Gastric Lipoma, Canadian Journal of Gastroenerology, Vol 19, No 2 , February 2005:107-108.
  • Bonn J, Sperling D, Walinsky P, Mannion J, Percutaneous Embolization of Thoracic Duct Injury, Circulation, Vol 102, No 2, July 11, 2000:268-269.
  • Sperling DC, Needleman LN, Eschelman DJ, Hovsepian DM, Lev-Toaff AS, Deep Pelvic Abscesses: Transperineal Ultrasound Guided Drainage, Radiology 1998;208:111-115.
  • Silberzweig JE, Sclafani SJA, Sperling DC, Hoffer E, Hershkowitz M, Scalea T, Correlation of Angiography with Computed Tomography in Massive Pelvic Trauma, abstract and paper presented, The 78th Scientific Assembly of the Radiological Society of North America, December 1992.