About

About

Francine Blei, MD, MBA is the Medical Director and a Co-Director of the Vascular Anomalies Program at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. She is Board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Hematology Oncology. Her clinical practice is dedicated to vascular anomalies, spanning the gamut in patient age (prenatal to adult) and severity (hemangiomas, vascular malformations, lymphedema, and many syndromes associated with vascular anomalies). She is Associate Editor of Lymphatic Research and Biology and Chair of the Scientific Committee of the International Society of Vascular Anomalies (ISSVA). She coauthored 100 Questions and Answers About Vascular Anomalies , a practical guide for patients, families and physicians.

Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

    • Pediatric Hematology/Oncology - American Board of Pediatrics/Hematology-Oncology

  • Academic titles

    • Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Medical school

    • Sackler School of Medicine (Tel Aviv University)

  • Residencies

    • Bellevue Hospital Center

  • Fellowships

    • New York University School of Medicine

  • Affiliations

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

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08/19/2019
"Dr Blei is wonderful caring and super attentive! we have followed her for almost 12 years or so and are so happy to be treated by her"
07/26/2019
"The doctor spent a lot of time with us, explaining everything. She was very patient & not hurried. After the appointment, the doctor was always available through email & responded in a very timely manner. "
07/21/2019
"good"
07/10/2019
"Dr. Blei was very patient and understanding she helped me very much and told me not to worry and gave me alot of time"
06/26/2019
"Dr. Blei is one of the kindesk caring Doctors I've ever met. She called a PT friend for me during my appointment, and arranged for me to be seen that day!"
05/24/2019
"Caring, thorough dr."
05/16/2019
"Dr. Blei was friendly and very intelligent. she explained everything and even coordinated with another doctor to arrange laser in addition to her treatment"
04/12/2019
"Dr. Blei was knowledgeable, thorough and offered actionable suggestions about next steps which we are following."
01/21/2019
"dr blei is wonderful. she spent so much time with us and was so reassuring and supportive during s time when we were quite concerned about treating our baby's condition. she educated us about the condition and treatment and was able to answer all of our questions."
11/19/2018
"Dr. Blei is excellent, patient and thorough"
10/30/2018
"Dr. Francine Blei is a master of her craft and an excellent example of how ALL physicians should practice. She was informative, kind, took her time & cared."
07/06/2018
"Dr. Blei is amazing, smart, friendly, thorough, and will get back to you with a response 24/7. I felt completely comfortable with the course of treatment we took for my daughter and would highly recommend her."
06/30/2018
"I had a wonderful experience!"
02/19/2018
"excellent care -very thorough in explanation of treatment and condition."
01/21/2018
"Dr. Blei is an experienced dr. with a wonderful personality. Her kindness, sympathy, & care make each visit a pleasure. I highly recommend her to anyone in need of her care."
11/15/2017
"Top notch!"
07/31/2017
"Very good experience. Dr. Blei was very nice & good dr. "
02/20/2017
"provide took the time to gather a detailed health history, involve me in decision making and carefully explain the treatment process."
12/29/2016
"Dr. Blei provided EXCELLENT care during out visit. Very attentive."
10/28/2016
"She is very patient! And very friendly and thorough."
09/04/2016
"Very good and pleasant experience."
08/30/2016
"Dr. Blei has so much patience! She smiled to the baby."
06/20/2016
"it would be hard for her to have been any better"