Meet the Team
American Endovascular’s senior leadership team is comprised of several talented healthcare executives who deliver exceptional care for patients with peripheral artery disease and other endovascular conditions. They have years of experience and knowledge in the vascular and interventional radiology field and PAD treatment.
Raymond D. Figueroa
CEO, American Endovascular & Amputation Prevention
Raymond Figueroa is a highly accomplished senior healthcare executive with in-depth experience in all facets of healthcare administration. He brings the credentials of a clinical provider, Chief Executive Officer, and entrepreneur to a field that is facing unprecedented challenges.
With more than 20 years working as a healthcare CEO, he has repeatedly built healthcare organizations that provide high quality patient care, while delivering high rates of return to physicians, private equity firms, and investors.
In 2001, Mr. Figueroa founded and launched American Access Care to provide viable, cost-effective alternatives to costly inpatient surgical procedures. The company operated 45 freestanding interventional radiology centers in 12 states. Providing these services in an outpatient setting has not only saved more than $1B in Medicare funds, but has also enhanced the quality of care of ESRD patients.
President, American Endovascular & Amputation Prevention
David Lewis has 25 years of progressive healthcare leadership experience driving results and creating value. He has extensive experience in multi-site facility operations, physician recruitment, business development, and M&A execution and integration. David has a strong track record of developing key stakeholder relationships while achieving results across multiple healthcare business lines. He has been consistently effective in driving revenue growth, reducing risk, increasing efficiencies, and ensuring strong bottom-line performance.
Israel Schur, MD
Medical Director, American Endovascular & Amputation Prevention
Dr. Israel Schur is one of the most accomplished interventional radiologists in the nation. He came to American Endovascular after serving as Medical Director of Endovascular Surgery and Interventional Radiology at American Access Care Physicians in New York City for over fifteen years. A true innovator, Dr. Schur holds nine US patents for Interventional Radiology and Endovascular Surgery devices.
Several of Dr. Schur’s original and pioneering publications in the field of Vascular and Interventional Radiology have been cited by The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). When not helping patients at American Endovascular, he is an invited guest at prestigious medical conferences throughout the world where you will find him speaking about advancements in endovascular procedures.
Elsie Koh, MD EMHL
Chief Medical Officer, American Endovascular & Amputation Prevention
Elsie Koh, MD, EMHL, is the Chief Medical Officer of American Endovascular & Amputation Prevention whose mission is to save patients from amputation by offering cutting-edge, minimally invasive, and image-guided techniques to salvage limbs in patients with critical limb ischemia or severe peripheral artery disease.
Dr. Koh’s trained as an Interventional Radiologist at Columbia-Presbyterian hospital in NYC, and was one of a small percentage of women to enter the field of interventional radiology (IR) when only 1% of doctors in the field were women. She took on many leadership roles, including Chief Medical Informatics Officer (CMIO) and Regional Medical Officer at Fresenius Vascular Care North America before coming to American Endovascular.
Chief Operating Officer, American Endovascular & Amputation Prevention
With more than 25 years of management experience in healthcare, Deborah Helmer has a comprehensive knowledge of virtually all facets of the industry—from billing and operations to electronic medical records and project management.
Prior to American Endovascular, Deborah served as the operational leader for American Access Care, where she had sole oversight of billing, collections, and operations for 30 interventional and vascular centers operating at 60,000 annualized visits with $125 million in collections. Her unparalleled grasp of granular healthcare policy and procedures allows her to develop streamlined workflows to comply with all requirements, including Joint Commission accreditation and Medicare guidelines.
VP of Sales & Marketing, American Endovascular & Amputation Prevention
Michelle Gregg is one of the few healthcare professionals that understand how to fuse sales and marketing to build a more powerful brand. As Vice President of Sales & Marketing at American Endovascular, Michelle oversees all sales and marketing efforts including the field sale team, inside sales division, digital marketing, website design & SEO, advertising, CRM integration, budgeting, forecasting, strategic planning and more. Her expertise includes managing multi-state sales teams, leading mergers and acquisition efforts, and building healthcare brands in digital and print spaces.
Throughout her career, Michelle has successfully launched startup field-sales teams and has grown them to a national footprint. Before American Endovascular, Michelle served as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for American Chronic Care (ACC) where she led the entire sales and marketing divisions. With over 20 years in healthcare sales experience, Michelle leads with a passion for patient care, and builds corporate cultures in which everyone works together to provide the highest level of healthcare excellence to improve patient outcomes.
You can turn to American Endovascular for the most comprehensive, innovative endovascular care and PAD treatment in New York and New Jersey. Our team consists of leading executives and board-certified physicians, committed to helping you get the best treatment possible. Contact us at your nearest vascular center to schedule an appointment today!