Physician’s Profile

Eric Trestman, MD

Affiliations: 
NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
Expertise: 
Vascular Surgery
Honors: 

Cum Laude, Syracuse University, 2016

About: 

Eric B. Trestman, MD, is a vascular surgeon with expertise in traditional open surgical techniques and advanced minimally invasive procedures that treat the full spectrum of vascular disease. His acute clinical focus involves the treatment of aortic aneurysms, carotid disease and arterial/venous lower extremity disease. He also brings advanced skill in providing and maintaining dialysis access.

Dr. Trestman is actively involved in outcomes based research having published on the novel use of biologic grafts, peripheral vascular disease in the elderly and contemporary medicolegal issues. He is an involved member of numerous local, regional and national medical organizations including the Society for Vascular Surgery and the Eastern Vascular Society where he holds committee positions. 

After graduating from Syracuse University with honors, Dr. Trestman went on to complete his Doctor of Medicine in his hometown of New Orleans at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center. He was then accepted into an accelerated 5 year residency in Vascular Surgery at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx where he was highly trained in all aspects of Vascular Surgery, concentrating on complex minimally invasive techniques for the treatment of aortic aneurysms and peripheral vascular disease.

Publications: 
Skripochnik E, O’Conner DJ, Trestman EB, Lipsitz EC, Scher LA; 50 Years of Hemodialysis Access Literature: The Fifty Most Cited Publications in the Medical Literature; Vascular, In press
Trestman EB, Garfein E, Lipsitz EC, Ow T, De Los Santos P, Shariff S; Carotid Reconstruction with Bovine Carotid Heterograft After En Bloc Resection of Squamous Cell Carcinoma with Direct Internal Carotid Invasion; Annals of Vascular Surgery, 2017 April 40:297
Phair J, Trestman EB, Yean C, Lipsitz EC; Endarterectomy for a Symptomatic Carotid Web; Vascular, 2017 January 1:1708538116684940 (ePub ahead of print)
Phair J, Trestman EB, Stableford J;  Venous Status Ulcers due to Congenital Agenesis of the IVC in a 16 Year Old Male; Vascular, 2016 February 24(1):106-8
Trestman EB, Scher LA; Tips and Tricks: Urology Needle Facilitates Hemostasis in Deep Wounds; Vascular Specialist, February, 2017
Phair J, Trestman EB, Skipochnik E, Lipsitz EC, Scher LA; Characteristics of Vascular Surgeons as Expert Witnesses; Eastern Vascular Society Annual Meeting, Savannah, GA, October 2017
Futchko J, DeCarlo C, Phair J, Trestman EB, Lipsitz EC, Vitti MJ, Porreca F; Single Institution Experience of Tibial Bypass with Autologous and Nonautologous Conduit; Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, March 2017
Phair J, Futchko J, DeCarlo C, Trestman EB, Koleilat I, Lipsitz EC; Protamine Sulfate Use During Tibial Bypass Does Not Increase Thrombotic Events Or Affect Short Term Graft Patency; Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, March 2017
Phair J, Skripochnik E, Trestman EB, Lipsitz EC, Scher LA; Why do vascular Surgeons Get Sued? Analysis of Claims and Outcomes in Malpractice Litigation; Eastern Vascular Society Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA September 2016
Trestman EB, Phair J, Lorenzen S, Lipsitz EC, Scher LA; Single Institution Experience with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Dialysis Access; SVS VAM, Washington, D.C. June 2016
Trestman EB, Phair J, Vakil M, Scher LA, Slovut DP, Lipsitz EC; No Mortality Difference in Distal Bypass vs Endovascular Therapy in the Extreme Elderly; ISVS/Veith Symposium, New York, NY November 2015
Phair J, Trestman EB, Medicherla R, Lipsitz EC; Sheared Intercostal Arteries in Intramural Hematoma as a Correlate of Acute Aortic Syndrome; Eastern Vascular Society Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD September 2015
Phair J, Trestman EB, Yean C, Lipsitz EC; Common Carotid Web: A Rare Cause of Stroke; Eastern Vascular Society Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD September 2015
Trestman EB, Phair J, Vakil M, Scher LA, Slovut DP, Lipsitz EC; Infrainguinal Bypass Surgery Remains an Option in Nonagenarians with Critical Limb Ischemia; Eastern Vascular Society Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD September 2015
Trestman EB, De Los Santos P, Garfein E, Ow T, Lipsitz EC, Shariff S; Carotid Reconstruction with Bovine Carotid Heterograft After En Bloc Resection of Squamous Cell Carcinoma with Direct Internal Carotid Invasion; Eastern Vascular Society Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD September 2015
Phair J, Dicarlo C, Trestman EB, Garg K; An Unusual Presentation of Hypothenar Hammer Syndrome; Society of Vascular Surgery VAM, Chicago, IL June 2015
Phair J, Medicherla R, Trestman EB, Lipsitz EC; Management of Suboptimal Landing Zone in TEVAR with Endostaples; New Cardiovascular Horizons Annual Symposium, New Orleans, LA May 2015
Trestman EB, Phair J, Medicherla R, Stableford JA; Symptomatic High Flow Arterivenous Fistula of the Lower Extremity in an Adult with no History of Trauma; Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting, Miami, FL March 2015
Medicherla R, Trestman EB, Phair J, Lipsitz EC; Endostaples for Distal Fixation in a Thoracic Endovascular Aneurysm Repair; Southern Association of Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ January 2015
Phair J, Trestman EB, Medicherla R, Stableford J; Venous Stasis Ulcers Due to Congenital Agenesis of the IVC; Eastern Vascular Society Annual Meeting, Boston, MA September 2014
Phair J, Trestman EB, Medicherla R, Stableford J; Open Repair of a Primary Thyrocervical Trunk and External Jugular Vein Arteriovenous Fistula: A Case Report; Society of Clinical Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting, Carlsbad, CA March 2014
Trestman EB, Sheahan M, Sheahan C, Risher WH, Hollier LH; In Situ Retrograde Fenestration of a Thoracic Aortic Stent Graft by Brachial Approach in a 16 Year Male with Left Upper Extremity Claudication; Gulf Coast Vascular Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA October 2013
Trestman EB, Teodorescu VJ; 49 Year Old Male with ESRD and Giant Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm: Is an A-V fistula an Option?; New York Dialysis Access Club Fall Meeting, New York, NY October 2013