Dr. Joel Gotvald

Vascular Surgery
Austin, TX
24 years experience male

Locations

Austin Vein Specialists

Austin

Address

12319 N Mopac Expy, Austin
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Fax

5123399105

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

United HealthCare Insurance Company

Humana Insurance Company

CIGNA Health Care

Aetna

Medicare

Medicaid

Austin Vascular Specialists

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About

Bio

Board-Certified Vascular Surgeon. Vascular specialist who has expertise in the management of artery and vein diseases. Aneurysms, atherosclerosis, peripheral artery disease, carotid artery disease, dialysis access, DVT, varicose veins, spider veins, phlebitis. Endovascular procedures & open surgery.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Vascular Surgery, Board Certified

General Surgery, Board Certified

Phlebology, Board Certified

Wound care

Doctor Q&A

484 Answers
50 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gotvald
24 years experience Vascular Surgery
Genetics & Leg Veins: Spider veins & varicose veins are typically inherited as a genetic familial condition. Underlying vein valve weakness & vein wall abnormalitie ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gotvald
24 years experience Vascular Surgery
Rarely in Good Hands: If you are being treated by a board-certified vascular surgeon who has extensive training & experience in using EVLT laser, the risks of complicat ... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Gotvald
24 years experience Vascular Surgery
No in most instances: If you are looking for a method of vein treatment with no tumescence & minimizing nerve damage risk, I prefer Venaseal vein glue . . . it is super ... Read More
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Testimonials
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Gotvald is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Gotvald is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Your reply is the BEST of all received. You have placed me on the right track. I am totally comfortable with it and will stay with board certified vascular surgeon with ...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! This gives me info that I can use. Much appreciated. I live across the street from the ocean and will have to lock myself indoors. Spiders seem inconsequential...
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! My mom did see a vascular surgeon who told her blockage is too long & surgery's only good for 1-2 yrs. I will let her know to get a 2nd opin

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Alabama School of Medicine, AL
Graduated 1996MD

Residency

General Surgery, St. Joseph Hospital & UT hospitals

Residency

BAYLOR UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2006

Residency

HOUSTON MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2001

Residency

HOUSTON MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2001

Residency

BAYLOR UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
Completed 2006

Awards

America's Best Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical
America' Top Doctors, Castle Connolly
Five Star Rating, Healthgrades

Affiliations

St Davids Medical Center
Seton Heart And Vascular Institute
Seton Health
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