Austin Vein Specialists | Varicose Vein Doctors
Varicose & Spider Vein Treatment Center, Austin, TX
Dr. Joel Gotvald, MD, FACS, RPVI, ABVLM | Board-Certified Vein Specialist
We Speak Spanish – Se Habla Español
We Accept Most Insurance Plans & Medicare
Welcome to Austin Vein Specialists, a recognized leader in cosmetic vein treatments and corrective vein therapies for medical diseases involving the venous circulatory system. Our state-of-the-art Varicose Vein Treatment Center, located in Austin Texas, is devoted exclusively to providing the best available modern treatments for varicose veins and spider veins. Our doctors are experienced board-certified Cosmetic Vein Specialists whose distinct areas of interest are aesthetic treatments of varicose and spider veins of the legs. Our areas of expertise include cosmetic laser therapies, radiofrequency leg procedures, ultrasound guided sclerotherapy, and micro phlebectomy surgery. Our award winning vein specialists provide all of these services in our modernly equipped vein clinic.
At Austin Vein Specialists, we always utilize the latest state-of-the-art imaging and modern treatment options available. Through our comprehensive vascular program, we ensure that all of our patients are appropriately evaluated for any possible underlying circulatory disorder that may be contributing to the development of their varicose veins or spider veins. Our methodology allows us to not only appropriately address the obvious cosmetic “surface” problem, but to also treat any underlying venous disorder that may be leading to the development of the unsightly or painful leg veins. This approach helps to minimize the risk of our patients developing recurrent varicose or spider veins in the future.
Dr. Joel Gotvald MD founded Austin Vein Specialists as a result of his commitment to provide the Austin medical community with a true Center of Excellence For Vein Conditions. Our treatment center is dedicated to providing the best quality care in the treatment of all types of vein diseases. Through our commitment to exceptional and compassionate care, our Vein Center has become highly respected in the Austin medical community and we have achieved a consistent “A+” rating by the Better Business Bureau (BBB).
Board-Certified Vein Specialists
Joel Gotvald, MD, our board-certified vein surgeon and the medical director of our vein center, is intently focused on patient satisfaction. You will receive focused expert care at every visit, as you will always be examined and treated one-on-one by our physicians. Our varicose vein doctors / phlebologists perform every exam and treatment session themselves, rather than utilizing nurse practitioners or physician assistants. Our center requires that the clinical staff maintain the highest level of vein credentialing available, with national certifications as RVT (Registered Vascular Technologists) and RPVI (Registered Physicians In Vascular Interpretation).
You can be assured that you will always receive the best possible care at Austin Vein Specialists. Dr. Gotvald is triple board-certified by the American College of Surgeons and the Vascular Board of the American Board of Surgery, with specialty training in Phlebology (the branch of vascular medicine that deals with veins and their diseases). He is board-certified in Vascular Surgery, General Surgery, and Venous Disease Management by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and the American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine (ABVLM). Dr. Gotvald is one of only a few dozen physicians in the world who have achieved all 3 of these certfications. This helps to classify him as one of the world leaders in venous disease management.
As a residency and fellowship-trained vascular surgeon and vein specialist, Dr. Gotvald is considered a local expert in the diagnosis and management of disorders of the circulatory system. He has received the Patients’ Choice Award, the Compassionate Doctor Award, and is also 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.
Top Vein Doctor Recognition
In September 2015, Dr. Gotvald was once again featured in Austin Monthly magazine’s annual Top Doctors list after being voted by local physicians as Top Doctor in his specialty for 2015. This annual honor has been bestowed upon him repeatedly. Based on his professional achievements, Texas Monthly magazine also featured Dr. Gotvald in the Texas Super Doctors® 2015 list, recognizing him as one of the top 5% of Texas physicians as voted by his peers. Heath Tap and Castle Connolly Medical voted Dr. Gotvald the top Vascular & Vein Specialist in Texas in 2015. This places him in the top 5% of vein specialists in the nation.
Dr. Gotvald is a cosmetic vein surgeon who received his credentials by performing 6 years of formal surgical and laser training at the leading medical centers in Houston and Dallas. He completed his vein fellowship training at Baylor Heart & Vascular Hospital. The focus of his training was on minimally-invasive therapies for vascular and vein diseases. He is a local expert in the use of vein lasers, ultrasound-guided varicose vein treatments, radiofrequency therapy, microsurgery, and sclerotherapy. He has published several articles pertaining to his work in nationally distributed medical and surgical journals. His vast experience with all of the latest medical technologies helps to ensure that he can provide his patients with the best possible cosmetic results with the least amount of pain and recovery time.
Vein & Vascular Society Certified
Our physician is nationally recognized as a distinguished member of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and the Society for Vascular Surgeons (SVS). Dr. Gotvald also distinguishes himself by being nationally certified as a Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI), reflecting his expertise in vascular ultrasound & vascular radiology interpretation. He has personally performed and interpreted thousands of ultrasound studies and ultrasound-guided procedures. Dr. Gotvald has always maintained an active hospital and clinical practice, having served the medical community as a physician for over 15 years. Our vein specialists provide vein services for the Seton, St. David’s, Cedar Park, and Westlake Hospital systems.
As a result of his known expertise in the field of vein diseases, Dr. Gotvald has become a preferred physician provider of vein phlebology services for the Austin medical community and surrounding suburbs. He is highly regarded and trusted by the local medical community, demonstrated by the fact that he has performed thousands of procedures on Austin residents and has personally treated hundreds of local physicians, nurses, and healthcare personnel for their circulation conditions.
Our Vein Center provides outpatient office-based vein procedures, saving you both time and money. Most of our treatments are performed in under one hour time. And because of the minimally invasive nature of our modern treatments, the majority of the interventions that we offer do not require any time off from work for recovery. Have your procedure performed in the comfort of of our clinic, then walk out of our office afterwards with minimal discomfort and little activity limitations!
Please call or email our Austin Varicose & Spider Vein Treatment Center to arrange for your complimentary one-on-one physician consultation with one of our vein specialists. Proudly serving the communities of metro Austin, Cedar Park, Round Rock, Pflugerville, and Lakeway, Texas. Our compassionate and experienced staff are here to serve you.
My goal as a vein physician is to achieve complete satisfaction for every patient through exceptional care.
-Dr. Joel Gotvald, MD, FACS, RPVI