Austin Vascular Specialists / Austin Vascular Surgeons

Dr. Gotvald - Austin Vascular & Vein SpecialistsWelcome to Austin Vascular Specialists, a recognized leader in the treatment of vascular and cardiovascular diseases.  Our vascular surgeon specialists are dedicated exclusively to the treatment of diseases of the circulation.  The services that we provide include the diagnosis and management of patients with cardiovascular disease, aneurysms, peripheral artery disease (PAD), carotid artery disease , artery atherosclerosis and dissections, claudication, deep venous thrombosis (DVT), blood clots, varicose veins, spider veins, venous reflux disease,  lymphedema, leg & ankle swelling or pain, diabetic wounds, ankle / foot ulcers & wounds, and gangrene.

Our board-certified and fellowship trained Vascular Surgeon & Vein Specialist offers the latest state-of-the-art vascular treatments:  catheterizations, angiograms, angioplasty, stents, laser therapy, ultrasound guided sclerotherapy, endarterectomy, dialysis access procedures, AV grafts and fistulas, peripheral vascular catheter interventions, and artery bypass surgery.  Dr. Joel Gotvald, MD has been recognized by peers and patients by receiving the Patients’ Choice Award, Compassionate Doctor Award, and is a Healthgrades Recognized Doctor with a five star rating.  He is listed in the US News & World Report directory of top vascular surgeons in the nation. Dr. Gotvald was voted top doctor in his field in Austin, Texas for 2013 by Austin Monthly magazine and was voted the Top Vascular Surgeon in Texas by Health Tap in 2013.

We have a dedicated Vein & Laser Center at which we perform the most modern treatments for varicose veins and spider veins.  Our vein therapies include endovenous laser treatments (EVLT),  radiofrequency varicose vein ablation (Venefit), ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy, surface laser procedures, and ambulatory micro phlebectomy.   We strive for the best possible cosmetic results using the latest state-of-the-art technologies.

Austin Vascular & Vein Specialists includes a full-time Vascular Ultrasound Department.   We offer vascular screening  to assess for aneurysms, peripheral artery disease (PAD) , i.e. hardening of the arteries due to plaque, carotid artery stenosis (which can lead to strokes), varicose vein disease, and blood clots.  We provide testing to evaluate for poor circulation contributing to leg pain or leg swelling.  Our vascular center has the best available equipment to allow for the most detailed evaluation of those at risk for vascular disease due to medical conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, cardiac disease, stroke, high cholesterol, smoking, or family history of blood vessel diseases.