Austin Vascular & Vein Specialists of Texas
Board-Certified Blood Vessel Circulation Specialists
Austin Vascular Specialists
Welcome to Austin Vascular Specialists, a recognized leader in the treatment of vascular, vein, and cardiovascular diseases located in Austin & Round Rock TX. Our board-certified vascular surgeon specialists are dedicated exclusively to the treatment of diseases of the circulation / circulatory system. The services that we provide include the diagnosis and management of patients with artery, vein, and lymphatic diseases. We provide medical management, endovascular catheter management, and vascular surgery treatments.
Austin Vascular Specialists provides the highest quality care in the treatment of circulatory disorders. By combining the clinical expertise of our team with the latest technologies we are able to provide the best cardiovascular care available. We strive to achieve complete satisfaction for every patient through exceptional care.
At Austin Vascular Specialists we have dedicated Vein & Laser Centers in Austin & Round Rock Texas at which we perform state-of-the-art treatments for varicose veins and spider veins of the legs. The most common vein therapies that we perform include endovenous laser treatments (EVLT), radiofrequency varicose vein ablation (Venefit ClosureFast Procedure), VenaSeal vein glue, Varithena, ultrasound-guided sclerotherapy, surface laser procedures, ambulatory micro phlebectomy, and the Clarivein procedure. We strive for the best possible cosmetic results using the most modern technologies. For more information about treatment of varicose veins and spider veins, visit our dedicated vein website at www.AustinVaricoseVein.com.
Our vascular and vein specialists are leading experts in the diagnosis and management of cardiovascular diseases. Our specialists are highly trained in the diagnosis and treatment of peripheral artery diseases (i.e. PAD or PVD), carotid artery diseases , artery atherosclerosis and dissections, claudication, and aneurysms. Common vein conditions that we treat includes deep venous thrombosis (DVT), blood clots, varicose veins, spider veins, and venous reflux disease. Our vascular specialists are also experts in the workup and management of circulation conditions that lead to leg & ankle swelling, leg or foot pain, or and ankle / foot ulcers & wounds. We provide dialysis access procedures for patients with kidney failure, including the placement of AV grafts and AV fistulas in the arms. We also specialize in diagnostic screening tests for vascular circulation problems throughout the body. We commonly screen for poor circulation in the legs and arms, aortic aneurysms, and carotid artery stenosis. We frequently do diagnostic workup for symptoms of leg pain or leg swelling that may results from poor circulation.
Board-Certified Vascular Surgeons
Our board-certified and fellowship trained Vascular Surgeons & Vein Specialists offer the latest state-of-the-art vascular and vein treatments. This includes catheterizations, angiograms, venograms, angioplasty, stents, laser therapy, ultrasound guided sclerotherapy, endarterectomy, dialysis access procedures, AV grafts and fistulas, peripheral vascular catheter interventions, and artery bypass surgery.
Joel Gotvald, MD, the director of our vascular center, performed a formal residency and fellowship in vascular, endovascular, and vein interventions. Dr. Gotvald is a distinguished Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and is a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI). Dr. Gotvald has two active board-certifications. He is board-certified in Vascular Surgery by the Vascular Board of the American Board of Surgery. He is phlebology certified in venous and lymphatic disease management by the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine (ABVLM). Lastly, he is board-certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery (ABS).
Dr. Joel Gotvald, MD, FACS, RPVI has been recognized by his 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 has recently been voted top doctor in his field in Austin, Texas by Austin Monthly magazine and a Texas Super Doctor by Texas Monthly magazine He has also been voted the Top Vascular Surgeon in Texas by Health Tap and Castle Connolly Medical. The American Board of Cardiology has also designated Dr. Gotvald as a Distinguished Master Laureate of the American Board of Cardiology. He is a respected member of the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) and the American Academy of Peripheral Vascular Disease.
Vascular & Vein Ultrasound Department
Austin Vascular 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), periperal venous disease, 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. The presence of the ultrasound department within our vascular center allows you to get any necessary blood vessel imaging studies on the day of your physician visit. Your results are also available immediately.
Vascular & Vein Center Locations
We have locations in Austin, Texas and on the east side of Round Rock Texas, adjacent to Cedar Park, Texas. Our staff has hospital privileges at the Seton and St. David’s Hospitals in Austin, St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center, Seton Medical Center Williamson County, Cedar Park Regional Medical Center, Heart Hospital of Austin, and the Hospital at WestLake Medical Center.