Physicians | Dr. Joseph Shams

Dr. Joseph Shams

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Phone: 212-966-2020

Fax: 212-966-2022

Office Hours: Monday – Friday: 8am-4:30pm


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Vascular Specialist in NY

Joseph Shams, MD, has a long and distinguished career as an interventional radiologist and vascular specialist. Dr. Shams received his medical degree from SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn and completed a Diagnostic Radiology residency at Beth Israel Medical Center. After finishing his residency program, he completed a fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at Yale University School of Medicine. For four years, he served as Director of Advanced Vascular Care, located in Manhattan, and as Section Chief and Fellowship Director at Mt. Sinai-Beth Israel Medical Center’s Division of Vascular and Interventional Radiology.

Dr. Shams’ technical skill, dedication to patients, and history of innovation have earned him a spot on the Castle Connolly Top Doctors List for the New York Metropolitan area for an impressive five consecutive years. He is a widely respected and published authority on Interventional Radiology, with papers appearing in various medical journals. Currently, Dr. Shams performs minimally invasive endovascular procedures at three of American Endovascular’s affiliated vascular centers in New York. Contact Harlem Endovascular to request a consultation with Dr. Shams for expert endovascular today.



Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology

Interventional Radiology & Diagnostic Radiology, American Board of Radiology

Vascular & Interventional Radiology, American Board of Radiology


Yale University School of Medicine


Beth Israel Medical Center

Medical Degree

SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Radiological Society of North America

Society of Interventional Radiology

Top Doctors New York Metro Area (digital guide): 2021, 2022

New York Magazine: Top Doctors: 2021

Castle Connolly Top Doctor

Dr. Shams’ Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Shams represents the “best of the best” in his field, leading the forefront of the next wave of endovascular care. He uses the most advanced technology and state-of-the-art techniques at our affiliated vascular centers in NY to diagnose and treat a wide range of vascular conditions, such as Dialysis Access, PAD, Uterine Fibroids, and Venous Disease. Regardless of your specific condition, Dr. Shams is committed to providing the most comprehensive and compassionate care in a safe and comforting outpatient setting. Dr. Shams specializes in the following conditions and endovascular procedures.

Vascular Conditions 

Endovascular Procedures

We accept the following insurance plans at our affiliated vascular centers in NY.

  • 1199
  • Aetna
  • Affinity
  • ElderPLan
  • Empire BCBS
  • HIP
  • Healthfirst
  • Humana Medicare
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicare
  • MVP
  • Railroad
  • Tricare
  • UHC
  • UHC Community Plan
  • UHC/Oxford
  • United NYSHIP Empire Plan
  • Wellcare

American Endovascular Affiliated Vascular Centers

Harlem Endovascular

505 E. 116th Street
Suite 400
New York, NY 10029
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