Meet Our Physician
Girija S. Surya M.D
Dr. Girija Surya, the physician at Vein Center, is a board certified Cardio Thoracic and Vascular surgeon and has been in practice since 1987. Following her Board certification in general surgery, she completed 3 years of cardiothoracic fellowship at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. She also completed 5 years of general surgery at UMDNJ. She has extensive experience in vascular and thoracic surgery and performs various procedures such as Bypass Surgery for legs; repair of Aortic Aneurysm, Carotid Endarterectomy, Lung Resection, Esophageal surgery, Vena Cava Filter placement, Angiography, shunts and treatment of venous diseases.
Girija Surya who is an American citizen by naturalization, was born in India and currently resides in Monmouth County. In India, she attended Stella Maris College and Madras Medical College, where she received her medical degree in 1975. In Medical school, she received awards and merits in Anatomy, Physiology, Organic Chemistry, Internal Medicine and Preventative Medicine. In the USA, she started her residency in surgery with a desire to ultimately train in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Her exposure during training, particularly in Cardiac and Vascular surgery, gave her a new passion. She went on to complete an additional 3 years of fellowship in cardiovascular and thoracic surgery and was certified by the American Board of General Surgery and Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. She has been practicing in Monmouth County since 1994, before which she had served on the faculty of cardiac surgery in Robertwood Johnson University Hospital from 1987 - 1990 and subsequently with Thoracic and Cardiovascular group of N.J. at St. Michael’s Medical Center in Newark, N.J.
She has a daughter, a son, and a golden retriever “Hershey” loved by all in the family. She loves biking, dancing, tennis, and watercolors.