The Vein Center for Women was started as a part of Dr. Surya's practice in 2003, and since then has grown into a center that has provided treatment for many patients who come from Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, and from other places in NJ. Most patients refer their friends, local physicians refer patients and patients search online and come in to see us. We have maintained a 5-star rating all these years without fail by providing good service to all our patients. Close to 98% of new patients seen in the center, decide to stay and complete treatment with us and are happy with their results and experience.
The mission statement of the vein center is:
Our treatment modalities include medical, supportive, conservative and surgical treatment of venous diseases as and when needed. Both our newer and traditional treatments include state-of-the-art Endo-venous Closure Treatment, Ultrasound-guided Sclerotherapy, Stabphlebectomy; all tailored to each patient's needs. All our patients at vein center are treated by Board certified vascular surgeon in our office setting.
Meet our Staff
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. She was voted as best teaching chief resident during her residency.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 2 dogs, "Bowser" and "Brutus" loved by all in the family. She loves biking, dancing, tennis, and watercolors.
What our Patients say
"Prior to my visit to the vein center, the pain in my legs was inexplicable….I had been to many vein doctors but all said that I needed a surgery…my regular doctor recommended Dr. Girija Surya….Dr. Surya knew right away what I needed…I had my VNUS Closure done…she and her staff made it very comfortable…I returned to my daily routine the next day…there is a big difference for me in the way I get through my day after having my procedure…I went to my niece’s wedding and danced in high heels all night…"
-Jo Ann,Old Bridge
"I had severe leg pain prior treatment…my husband recommended as he believed Dr. Girija Surya was just wonderful…the time spent and the quality of care provided just stands out…She is a great doctor."
-Janet, Atlantic Highlands
"I had bulging veins that were very painful….I was unable to walk or stand for long periods…. Dr. Girija Surya did VNUS Closure, Microphlebectomy and Sclerotherapy on my legs….Dr. and her staff are very attentive and personable…they make you feel comfortable and explain each procedure thoroughly…I returned to my normal activities within a day…since the procedure, I can stand and walk for long periods…my legs don’t feel swollen or heavy..there are no scars…color of my legs is better…My legs look better, feel better…I feel better too…"
-Shelby, East Brunswick
"I had pain in my legs and ankle since many years….my legs used to be swollen and I had pain on the back of my knees too….Dr. Girija Surya was recommended by my employer (J.C.Penny)…she did VNUS Closure, Microphlebectomy and Sclerotherapy on my legs….the medical care provided was very good as far as time quality and treatments are concerned…I returned to my normal activities within a couple of weeks…since the procedure, I have no pain….my condition has largely improved…"
"I had severe leg pain….I chose Dr. Girija Surya for her good reputation…she did VNUS Closure on my legs….”Time, Quality of Care, Friendly and Knowledgeable office staff” are some of the outstanding features of the medical care provided at the center …I returned to my normal activities the very next day of the procedure…since then I have no pain in my legs…"
"I had pain in my legs….my legs used to feel tight….Dr. Girija Surya did VNUS Closure and Sclerotherapy on my legs….the doctor’s care and the staff has been very good…the staff is very friendly and helpful…I returned to my normal activities very soon…since the procedure, my legs look and feel much better…"