Meet the Team at Vein Institute of Connecticut
At Vein Institute of Connecticut, we are proud of our friendly, efficient and compassionate team of professionals who make our practice unique. Each one is dedicated to giving you the best experience possible, from timely appointments and a warm welcome to responsive answers to your questions and concerns. Our goal is to make you feel comfortable and well cared for at all times.
Alex Afshar, M.D., President/Founder
Board-certified physician Alex Afshar, MD, brings more than 20 years of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of venous disease to Vein Institute of Connecticut, located in Fairfield, Newtown, Westport, and Shelton, Connecticut.
Samantha Dempsey, MBA, Director/Business Development
Samantha Dempsey joined Vein Institute in 2012. She has worked in the healthcare field for over 15 years. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Healthcare Management.
Cristina DiMarte, PA-c, Clinical Operations Director
Certified physician assistant, Cristina DiMarte, PA-C, brings more than a decade of experience in emergency medicine and treatment of vein disease to Vein Institute of Connecticut, located in Fairfield, Newtown, Westport, and Shelton, Connecticut.