Dr. Thomas Matthews, MD

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Dr. Thomas Matthews, MD
Thomas C. Matthews, MD, FACS, RPVI is board certified in Vascular Surgery and General Surgery. Dr. Matthews attended medical school at UAB in Birmingham, Alabama and received his MD in 2004. He completed UAB General Surgery residency training in 2009 and served as Administrative Chief Resident of his residency class. He completed his Vascular Surgery Fellowship at UAB in 2011 and joined the UAB Academic Faculty as Assistant Professor. He served as an attending surgeon for 5 years at UAB Hospital, Birmingham VA Hospital, The Children's Hospital of Alabama, and Cullman Regional Medical Center. He served as the Associate Program Director of the Vascular Surgery Residency and Fellowship training programs during this time and trained 10 Vascular Surgeons in this capacity prior to his move to Georgia. He is active in many specialty societies including: American College of Surgeons Society for Vascular Surgery Southern Association for Vascular Surgery Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery He serves on the editorial board of the following medical journals: Annals of Vascular Surgery American Surgeon The American Journal of surgery Awards: Administrative Chief Resident - UAB Department of Surgery 2008 - 2009 Alpha Epsilon Delta 1997 - 2000 Argus Society Excellence in Teaching Award 2007 Auburn University COSAM Advisory Council Scholarship 1999 - 2000 Auburn University Presidential Scholarship 1996 - 2000 Garber Galbraith Excellence in Surgery Award 2004 Lambda Sigma 1997 - 1998 National Merit Scholar 1996 - 2000 Outstanding Intern Award 2005 Sigma Chi Fraternity Academic Scholarship 1999 - 2000 Society of Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting Scholarship 2005 SONAT Foundation Scholarship 1996 - 2000 Publications: See Pubmed - Matthews TC Areas of Interest: Minimally-Invasive Endovascular Therapy Thoracic, Abdominal Aortic, and Peripheral Aneurysms (Endovascular and Surgical Treatment) Carotid/Cerebrovascular Disease - Endovascular and Surgical Treatment Renal and Mesenteric Disease - Endovascular and Surgical Treatment Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) - Endovascular and Surgical Treatment Venous Disease - Varicose Veins, Spider Veins, DVT, Pelvic Congestion Syndrome Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Diabetic Foot Ulcer and Limb Preservation Dialysis Access - Creation and Maintenance (AV Fistula and AV Graft, Dialysis catheters, Port Placement)

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North Atlanta Vascular And Vein Center6300 Hospital Pkwy Ste 375
Johns Creek, GA 30097
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Thomas C. Matthews, MD, FACS, RPVI is board certified in Vascular Surgery and General Surgery. Dr. Matthews attended medical school at UAB in Birmingham, Alabama and received his MD in 2004. He completed UAB General Surgery residency training in 2009 and served as Administrative Chief Resident of his residency class. He completed his Vascular Surgery Fellowship at UAB in 2011 and joined the UAB Academic Faculty as Assistant Professor. He served as an attending surgeon for 5 years at UAB Hospital, Birmingham VA Hospital, The Children's Hospital of Alabama, and Cullman Regional Medical Center. He served as the Associate Program Director of the Vascular Surgery Residency and Fellowship training programs during this time and trained 10 Vascular Surgeons in this capacity prior to his move to Georgia.

He is active in many specialty societies including:

  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society for Vascular Surgery
  • Southern Association for Vascular Surgery
  • Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Society
  • Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery

He serves on the editorial board of the following medical journals:

  • Annals of Vascular Surgery
  • American Surgeon
  • The American Journal of surgery

Awards:

  • Administrative Chief Resident - UAB Department of Surgery 2008 - 2009
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta 1997 - 2000
  • Argus Society Excellence in Teaching Award 2007
  • Auburn University COSAM Advisory Council Scholarship 1999 - 2000
  • Auburn University Presidential Scholarship 1996 - 2000
  • Garber Galbraith Excellence in Surgery Award 2004
  • Lambda Sigma 1997 - 1998
  • National Merit Scholar 1996 - 2000
  • Outstanding Intern Award 2005
  • Sigma Chi Fraternity Academic Scholarship 1999 - 2000
  • Society of Vascular Surgery Annual Meeting Scholarship 2005
  • SONAT Foundation Scholarship 1996 - 2000

Publications:

See Pubmed - Matthews TC

Areas of Interest:

  • Minimally-Invasive Endovascular Therapy
  • Thoracic, Abdominal Aortic, and Peripheral Aneurysms (Endovascular and Surgical Treatment)
  • Carotid/Cerebrovascular Disease - Endovascular and Surgical Treatment
  • Renal and Mesenteric Disease - Endovascular and Surgical Treatment
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) - Endovascular and Surgical Treatment
  • Venous Disease - Varicose Veins, Spider Veins, DVT, Pelvic Congestion Syndrome
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Diabetic Foot Ulcer and Limb Preservation
  • Dialysis Access - Creation and Maintenance (AV Fistula and AV Graft, Dialysis catheters, Port Placement)

Dr. Matthews' Care Philosophy

Personalized care in a relaxed office setting. 

Dr. Matthews' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Vascular Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery and Vascular Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham

    Graduated in 2004

  • Internship Hospital
    Uab Hosp

    Completed in 2005

  • Residency Hospital
    Uab Hosp

    Completed in 2009

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Uab Hosp

    Completed in 2011

  • Undergraduate School
    Auburn University

    Graduated in 2000

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Heart Surgery
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization