Charles S. Joels, MD, FACS, RPVI

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Dr. Joels specializes in vascular and endovascular surgery and has particular interest in carotid disease, peripheral arterial disease (PAD), limb salvage, venous disease, aortic and peripheral aneurysms, mesenteric and renal vascular disease, and dialysis vascular access.

Dr. Joels, board certified through the American Board of Surgery (ABS), is an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery for the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga.

Dr. Joels has office hours at the USA Surgical Specialties Building, USA Gunbarrel, USA Cleveland, and USA North Georgia. He also performs surgery at CHI Memorial Hospital and Parkridge Hospital.

Nurse: Lindsy Thornhill, RN
Contact: (423) 493-2335 

Education

Undergraduate (1991 – 1995)
Bachelor of Arts, Biological Basis of Behavior
University of Pennsylvania College (Philadelphia, PA)

Medical Degree (1996 – 2000)
University of Kentucky College of Medicine (Lexington, KY)

General Surgery Residency (2000 – 2006)
Carolinas Medical Center (Charlotte, NC)

Vascular Surgery Fellowship (2006 – 2008)
Greenville Hospital System
University Medical Center (Greenville, SC)

Academic Appointments

2008 – present
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery
UT College of Medicine – Chattanooga, TN

Certifications

ABS, Certified
Medical License – Tennessee, 2008

Professional Organizations

Southern Association of Vascular Surgery; American College of Surgeons; Society of Vascular Surgery; Vascular Access Society of America

Charles S. Joels,
MD, FACS, RPVI

Dr. Joels specializes in vascular and endovascular surgery and has particular interest in carotid disease, peripheral arterial disease (PAD), limb salvage, venous disease, aortic and peripheral aneurysms, mesenteric and renal vascular disease, and dialysis vascular access.

Dr. Joels, board certified through the American Board of Surgery (ABS), is an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery for the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga.

Dr. Joels has office hours at the USA Surgical Specialties Building, USA Gunbarrel, USA Cleveland, and USA North Georgia. He also performs surgery at CHI Memorial Hospital and Parkridge Hospital.

Nurse: Lindsy Thornhill, RN
Contact: (423) 493-2335 

Education

Undergraduate (1991 – 1995)
Bachelor of Arts, Biological Basis of Behavior
University of Pennsylvania College (Philadelphia, PA)

Medical Degree (1996 – 2000)
University of Kentucky College of Medicine (Lexington, KY)

General Surgery Residency (2000 – 2006)
Carolinas Medical Center (Charlotte, NC)

Vascular Surgery Fellowship (2006 – 2008)
Greenville Hospital System
University Medical Center (Greenville, SC)

Academic Appointments

2008 – present
Assistant Professor of Surgery, Department of Surgery
UT College of Medicine – Chattanooga, TN

Certifications

ABS, Certified
Medical License – Tennessee, 2008

Professional Organizations

Southern Association of Vascular Surgery; American College of Surgeons; Society of Vascular Surgery; Vascular Access Society of America