Eli Anker Eli Anker

Dr. Eli Anker is a leader in Minimally Invasive Vascular Surgery as well as General Surgery.  He graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and did his General and Vascular Training at Montefiore Hospital and Newark Beth Israel Medical Center.


Dr. Anker was the first surgeon on Long Island to place endovascular stents when they were approved in 1991.  He started performing angioplasty procedures over 25 years ago.  He is now performing many minimally invasive procedures in the angiography suite in his office in West Islip.  These minimally invasive techniques include atherectomy, angioplasty and stenting.   
Dr. Anker is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He received honors from the New York State Regents Scholarship, Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Delta Chi, Mensa, and the AMA Physician's Recognition Award For Continuing Medical Education.


  • Thrombolysis for Popliteal Artery Occlusions.
  • Thrombolytic Therapy for Peripheral Arterial Occlusions
  • Thrombolytic Therapy for Arterial Occlusions
  • Treatment of Renovascular Disease with Surgery and Percutaneous Angioplasty
  • Transluminal Angioplasty as Treatment of Anuria Secondary to Renal Artery Stenosis in Solitary Kidney
  • Alternatives to Peripheral Bypass Surgery for the Treatment of Arterial Occlusions
  • Non-surgical Treatments of Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • “The Art of Blot Busting” – Alternatives to Surgery for the Treatment of Clotted Blood


Societies and Membership

  • Society of Clinical Vascular Surgery
  • Society for Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
  • International Society for Endovascular Surgery
  • Eastern Vascular Society
  • New York Society for Cardiovascular Surgery
  • College of Angiology
  • Scientific Council of the American College of Angiology
  • Long Island Vascular Society
  • Long Island Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
  • North American Society of Phlebology
  • Phlebology Society of America
  • American Medical Association
  • New York State Medical Society
  • Suffolk County Medical Society
  • Suffolk County Academy of Medicine
  • American Society of General Surgeons
  • Scientific Council of the International College of Angiology