David C. Sperling, MD

Expertise in: 
Cancer Care
Board Certifications: 
Diagnostic Radiology, Vascular and Interventional 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.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Ablation
  • Ablation of Liver Lesion
  • Ablation of Lung Lesion
  • Abscess Drainage
  • Aneurysm Endovascular Surgery
  • Angioplasty
  • Arterial Stents
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Benign Prostate Hyperplasia
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Biliary Stenting
  • Biopsies
  • Botulinum Toxin (Botox Injection)
  • BPH
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Central Venous Access
  • Chemoembolization
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain In Female
  • Consults
  • Cosmetic Sclerotherapy of Legs
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Embolization
  • Endovascular Intervention
  • Endovenous Laser Ablation
  • Enlarged Prostate
  • Fibroids
  • Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT)
  • Interventional Oncology
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Interventional Vascular
  • IVC Filter Placement and Retrieval
  • IVC Filter Retrieval
  • IVC Filters
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laser Treatment for Varicose Veins
  • Liver Cancer
  • Liver Lesions
  • Liver Masses
  • Liver Tumors
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Metastatic Tumors
  • Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Poor Leg Circulation
  • Prostate Embolization
  • Sclerotherapy
  • Spider Veins
  • Stents
  • TIPS (Transjugular Intrahepatic Portosystemic Shunt)
  • Tumor Ablation
  • Tumor Embolization
  • UFE - Uterine Fibroid Embolization
  • Uterine Fibroid Embolization
  • Varicocele Embolization
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Stents
  • Vein Problems
  • Venous Access PICC, Port
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Y90 Treatment (Radioembolization)

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Radiology at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Vice Chair, Strategy and Development, Department of Radiology


  • Male

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51 West 51st Street
Suite 301
New York, NY 10019
155 White Plains Road
Suite 100
Tarrytown, NY 10591
177 Ft. Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032

Insurance Accepted


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

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs


  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO


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

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • 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
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care


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

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare


  • 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

Quality Health Management

  • Quality Health Management


  • Special Needs


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


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs


  • 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

  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Vascular and Interventional Radiology

Honors & Awards

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

America's Top Doctor
NY Top Doctor


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.