Clifford M. Sales, MD, MBA, FACS joined the practice in 1993 and is board certified in vascular surgery. Dr. Sales is active locally and nationally in the field of vascular surgery. His clinical expertise is in the management of lower extremity vascular disease and the management of vein disorders. He is actively involved in clinical research serving on many committees at the local, regional and national level. He has been voted by his peers a number of times for the Top Doctor award featured in New York magazine and New Jersey magazine.
Michael A. Pontoriero, MD, FACS joined the practice in 1993. Dr. Pontoriero is board certified in both Cardiovascular and General Surgery. His area of expertise includes thoracic, aortic and carotid surgery, and lower extremity arterial reconstructions. Dr. Pontoriero is also an accomplished dialysis access surgeon. For several years, he has been recognized in NJ’s Top Doctor magazine by his medical colleagues. He is currently the director of the New Jersey Society of Thoracic Surgery.
Dr. Pontoriero has been Chief of Vascular and Thoracic Surgery at Clara Maass Medical Center (Barnabas Healthcare System) for many years, as well as a past President of the Medical Staff (2007-8).
Jonathan A. Levison, MD, FACS joined the practice in 1999 and is board certified in vascular surgery. Dr. Levison is well versed in all techniques of endovascular surgery and holds an expertise in open aortic surgery.
Mark H. Kumar, MD, FACS joined the practice in 2002 and is board certified in vascular surgery. Dr. Kumar’s expertise is in the endovascular approach to the management of vascular disease.
He is the Primary Investigator on the recent SEATTLE II trial at Atlantich Health System in Overlook and Morristown Medical Centers where the techniques and efficacy of Pulmonary Thrombolysis are being evaluated. He has served as the primary surgeon for several live case demonstrations during symposia hosted by ‘The Group.’ He has presented on topics related to the endovascular treatment of carotid, aortic and peripheral vascular disease and is currently serving as a sub-investigator in three industry-sponsored studies in which TCVCG participates.
During his residency, Dr. Kumar received the Diener Award for the Most Inspirational Resident.
Raymond J. Holmes, MD, FACS joined the practice in 2004 and is board certified in vascular surgery. Dr. Holmes’ surgical interests include hemodialysis access, endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, and percutaneous peripheral vascular interventions.
Michael D. Addis, MD, FACS joined the practice in 2005 and is board certified in vascular surgery. Dr. Addis’ surgical interests include the endovascular treatment of abdominal and thoracic disease, hemodialysis access and peripheral vascular disease. He has presented this topic at various symposia and is serving as a sub-investigator in one of the industry-sponsored studies in which TCVCG participates. Dr Addis has also been voted by his peers as a Top Doc in New Jersey for 12 years in a row.
Dr. Addis served as a Infantry Officer in the United Sates Army for 8 years after graduating from Dartmouth College. He graduated from the US Army Airborne and Ranger Schools before being assigned to the 4th Battalion 18th Infantry in Germany. He served during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for bravery during combat operations against the Iraqi Republican Guard in February of 1991. He left the Army to pursue a career in medicine.