Dr. Joel G. Gotvald, MD

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Specializes in Vascular Surgery • Male • Age 44

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Dr. Gotvald's Offices

Austin Vascular & Vein Specialists
Austin Vascular Surgeons
1902 W 34th St
Austin, TX 78703
Austin Vascular Surgeons
Round Rock Vascular Surgeons
2400 Round Rock Ave
Round Rock, TX 78681
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Hospital Quality

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St. David's North Austin Medical Center
12221 North Mopac Expressway
Austin, TX 78758
St. David's Medical Center
919 East 32nd Street
Austin, TX 78705

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    Phone & Address

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    Is Dr. Gotvald accepting new patients?

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    Austin Vascular & Vein Specialists
    Austin Vascular Surgeons
    1902 W 34th St
    Austin, TX 78703
    1-800-494-8309
    Contact Information
    (512) 964-8346 (Office)
    (512) 339-9105 (Fax)
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    Austin Vascular Surgeons
    Round Rock Vascular Surgeons
    2400 Round Rock Ave
    Round Rock, TX 78681
    1-800-494-8309
    Contact Information
    (512) 339-9102 (Office)
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    Austin Vascular & Vein Specialists
    12319 N MO Pac Expy Ste 250
    Austin, TX 78758
    1-800-494-8309
    Contact Information
    (512) 339-9100 (Office)
    (512) 339-9105 (Fax)
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    Austin Vascular & Vein Specialists
    12221 Renfert Way
    Austin, TX 78758
    1-800-494-8309
    Contact Information
    (512) 964-8346 (Office)
    (512) 339-9105 (Fax)
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  2. Dr. Gotvald's Experience

    Dr. Gotvald's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Vascular Surgery
    • Blood Coagulation
    • Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases
    • Cardiovascular Pathology
    • Cardiovascular Radiology
    • Cardiovascular Surgery
    • Cerebral Vascular Disorders
    • Diagnostic Radiology
    • Endovascular Neurosurgery
    • Interventional Cardiology
    • Interventional Neuroradiology
    • Interventional Radiology
    • Men's Health Medicine
    • Peripheral Vascular Surgery
    • Phlebology
    • Vascular & Interventional Radiologic Technology
    • Vascular & Interventional Radiology
    • Vascular Medicine
    • Vascular Neurology

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery
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    • 3D Ultrasound
    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
    • Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
    • Ambulatory Phlebectomy
    • Amputations
    • Aneurysm Clipping
    • Aneurysm Embolization
    • Aneurysm Stenting
    • Aneurysm Surgery
    • Angiography
    • Angioplasty
    • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
    • Aortic Aneurysm Repair
    • Aortic Aneurysm Stent Grafting
    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Arterial Aneurysm Surgery
    • Arterial Blood Flow Studies
    • Arterial Cannualation
    • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
    • Arterial Grafts
    • Arterial Puncture
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Atherectomy
    • AVM Embolization
    • Carbon Dioxide Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
    • Cardiac Angiography
    • Cardiac Catheterization
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
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    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Cardiac Surgery in the Elderly
    • Cardiovascular Imaging
    • Carotid Artery Occlusion
    • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Carotid Surgery
    • Carotid Vascular Studies
    • Carotid Vertebral Sonography
    • Catheter Angiography
    • Catheterization
    • Central Line Insertion (for Chemotherapy)
    • Central Venous Line Insertion
    • Cerebral Angiography
    • Cerebrovascular Surgery
    • Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA)
    • Coronary Angiogram
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Coronary Artery Revascularization
    • Coronary Artery Revascularization Using Arterial Conduits
    • Coronary Atherectomy
    • Coronary Interventional Procedures
    • Coronary Stenting
    • Cosmetic Laser Surgery
    • Cosmetic Surgical Procedures
    • Coumadin® Management
    • Diagnostic Cardiac Catheterization
    • Diagnostic Ultrasound
    • Dialysis
    • Dialysis Access Procedures
    • Dialysis Catheter Placement
    • Doppler Tests
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Embolization
    • Embolization of Arteriovenous Malformations
    • Endoscopic Laser Therapy
    • Endoscopic Ultrasound
    • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
    • Endovascular Procedures
    • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Endovascular Stent Grafting
    • Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins
    • Endovenous Laser Treatment
    • Extremity Ultrasound
    • Fistulogram
    • Fluoroscopy
    • Fluorscein Angiography
    • Foot Surgery
    • Head & Neck Surgery
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hemodialysis
    • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
    • Indigo Laser Treatment
    • Inferior Vena Cava Filter
    • Injection Therapy
    • In-Office Endovenous Ablation of Varicose Veins
    • In-Office Varicose Vein Procedures
    • In-Office Varicose Vein Surgery
    • Interventional Catheterization
    • Intra-Arterial Thrombolysis
    • IV Cutdown
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedures
    • Laparoscopy
    • Laser Ablation
    • Laser Microsurgery
    • Laser Skin Resurfacing
    • Laser Surgery
    • Laser Treatment of Varicose Veins
    • Laser Vein Removal
    • Laser Vein Treatment
    • Level II Ultrasound
    • Ligation
    • LightSheer®
    • Local Anesthesia
    • Mechanical Circulatory Support Systems
    • Mechanical Embolectomy
    • Microneurovascular Surgery
    • Microsurgical Procedures
    • Microvascular Surgery
    • Minimal Access Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Aneurysm Repair
    • Minimally Invasive Heart Surgery
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • MRA (Magnetic Resonance Angiography)
    • Neck Surgery
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Percutaneous Procedures
    • Peripheral Angioplasty
    • Peripheral Arterial Puncture
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Peripheral Vascular Adrenal Artery Stinting
    • Peripheral Vascular Bypass
    • Peripheral Vascular Surgical Procedures
    • Peritoneal Dialysis
    • Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Placement
    • Peritoneal Dialysis Procedures
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Post-Operative Care
    • Pre-Operative Care
    • Pulsed Dye Laser Treatment
    • Q-Switched Nd:YAG Laser
    • Radiofrequency Ablation
    • Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation
    • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Renal Artery Angioplasty
    • Re-Operative Surgery
    • Revascularization
    • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Revision Surgery
    • Saphenous Vein Harvest for CABG
    • Skin Grafts
    • Skin Resurfacing
    • Skin Surgery
    • Soft Tissue Injections
    • Stent Grafting
    • Stent-Assisted Carotid Angioplasty
    • Stenting
    • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
    • Stripping of Varicose Veins
    • Stroke Prevention
    • Surgery, Trauma
    • Syneron Polaris Radio - Frequency Laser
    • Temporal Artery Biopsy
    • Thoracic Surgical Procedures
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Thrombolytic Therapy
    • Transmyocardial Laser
    • Ultrasound
    • Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
    • Ultrasound, Cardiac
    • Ultrasound, Carotid
    • Varicose Vein Ligation
    • Varicose Vein Procedures
    • Varicose Vein Surgery
    • Vascular Brachytherapy
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    • Vascular Procedures
    • Vascular Stenting
    • Vascular Surgical Procedures
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
    • Vein Ablation
    • Vein Laser Ablation
    • Vein Stripping
    • Vein Treatment
    • Venipuncture
    • Venography
    • Venous Access Creation and Care
    • Venous Doppler (Legs & Arms)
    • Venous Scerlotherapy
    • Vericose Vein Removal
    • Vessel Imaging
    • Video Laser Laparoscopy
    • Visceral Angiography
    • Wound Care & Management
    • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
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    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Acute Stroke
    • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Aneurysm
    • Angioma
    • Ankle Disorders
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 1
    • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 2
    • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal 3
    • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 1
    • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 2
    • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 3
    • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 4
    • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic 5
    • Aortic Arch Anomaly
    • Aortic Arch Interruption
    • Aortic Dilation
    • Aortic Diseases
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Arterial Dissections With Lentiginosis
    • Arterial Insufficiency
    • Arterial Occlusive Disease
    • Arterial Occlusive Disease, Progressive - Hypertension - Heart Defects - Bone Fragility - Brachysyndactyly
    • Arterial Tortuosity Syndrome
    • Arteriosclerosis
    • Arteriosclerosis Obliterans
    • Arteriovenous Fistula
    • Arteriovenous Malformation
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    • Arteritis
    • Artery Disorders
    • Atheroma
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Atherosclerosis - Deafness - Diabetes - Epilepsy - Nephropathy
    • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
    • Atherosclerosis, Premature - Deafness - Diabetes Mellitus - Photomyoclonus - Nephropathy - Degenerative Neurologic Disease
    • Atherosclerotic Coronary Stenosis
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Berger's Disease
    • Blood Clot
    • Blood Coagulation Disorders, Inherited
    • Blood Vessel Disorders
    • Cardiovascular Diseases
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Carotid Artery Stenosis
    • Carotid Body Tumor
    • Carotid Bruit
    • Carotid Cavernous Fistula
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Chronic Renal Failure Syndrome
    • Chronic Renal Insufficiency
    • Claudication
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Coarctation of the Aorta
    • Complications from Heart Procedures
    • Complications from Vascular Devices
    • Complications from Vascular Procedures
    • Congenital Lymphedema
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Dermatological Disorders
    • Difficult-to-Control Hypertension
    • Dissecting Aneurysm
    • Edema
    • Embolism
    • Embolus
    • Foot & Ankle Disorders
    • Foot & Ankle Injuries
    • Foot Conditions
    • Gangrenous Disorder
    • Heart Disease
    • Hennekam Lymphangiectasia-Lymphedema Syndrome
    • Hereditary Lymphedema
    • Hereditary Lymphedema, Type I
    • Hypercoagulable State
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypersensitivity Vasculitis
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Laceration
    • Leg Conditions
    • Leg Pain
    • Leg Ulcer
    • Leg Venous Ulcer
    • Lymphangiectasis
    • Lymphangitis
    • Lymphedema
    • Lymphedema Distichiasis Syndrome
    • Lymphedema, Congenital Recessive
    • Lymphedema, Hereditary, 1b
    • Necrotizing Cutaneous Vasculitis
    • Pain, Intractable
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Artery Disease
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Popliteal Cyst
    • Popliteal Pterygium Syndrome
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Raynaud's Disease
    • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
    • Renal Hypertension
    • Renovascular Stenosis
    • Saccular Aneurysm
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Spider Veins
    • Stab Wound
    • Stroke
    • Symptoms, Heart
    • Syncope
    • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
    • Thromboembolism
    • Thrombosis
    • Thrombotic Disorders
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Ulcer
    • Ulcer of Foot
    • Varices
    • Varicose Ulcers
    • Varicose Veins
    • Varix
    • Vascular Anomaly
    • Vascular Birthmarks
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vascular Headache
    • Vascular Malformations
    • Vascular Malposition
    • Vascular Neuropathy
    • Vascular Trauma
    • Vasculitis
    • Vasospasm
    • Vein Diseases
    • Vein of Galen Aneurysm
    • Venous Compression
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Venous Hum
    • Venous Hypertension
    • Venous Insufficiency
    • Venous Reflux
    • Venous Thromboembolic Disease
    • Venous Thrombosis
    • Vertebral Artery Dissection
    • Wound Infection
    • Wounds
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    Background Check for Dr. Gotvald

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • United States Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, 2005
    • Advanced Microvascular Training Fellowhip, 2001
    • SAGES Advanced Laparoscopy Training Certificate, 1999
    • Special Honors in Surgery Clerkships, 1996
    • Surgery Resident of the Year, Houston, TX, 1997-1998
    • Summa Cum Laude Graduate, Biochemistry, 1992
    • Medical School 4 year Academic Scholarship, 1992
    • Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation (RPVI), 2006-prese
    • Distinguished Officer, United States Air Force, Rank: Major, 13 years o
    • United States Air Force Longevity Service Medal, 2005
    • United States Air Force Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, 2002
    • Surgeons Academic Excellence Awards, 1997,1998,
    • Intern of the Year Award, Houston, TX, 1996-1997
    • United States Air Force National Defense Service Medal, 2005
    • Honors Research Award in Cellular Biology, 1992
    • Austin Local Commercial
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Alabama School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1996

    Internship Hospital

    St. Joseph / Ut Houston Hospital System
    Complete in 1997

    Residency Hospital

    St. Joseph / Ut Houston Hospital System
    Complete in 2001

    Fellowship Hospital

    Baylor University Medical Center
    Complete in 2006

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Alabma At Birmingham
    Graduated in 1992

    Other Education

    United States Air Force Medical Corps
    Complete in 2005
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gotvald & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    • Seton Southwest Hospital

    • St. David's Round Rock Medical Center

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