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Carl Fastabend, MD
Owner, Physician and Medical Director

Dr. Fastabend earned his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia, where he also completed a residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Cardiology. Board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiology, he has practiced Interventional Cardiology in Southwest Louisiana for the past 37 years. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and Society of Cardiac Angiography and Intervention, and is a member of the American College of Phlebology and Lymphatic Medicine. He has alse earned special recognition in ultrasound through a Registered Vascular Physician Interpretation certification.

In 2011, Dr. Fastabend  established the Vein Center of Southwest Louisiana and began a comprehensive practice in venous disease, with the goal of providing state-of-the-art care. He has participated in important clinical research projects  and has been an expert speaker at major venous symposia. He is focused on all aspects of venous disease, and is recognized for expertise in the area of stenting large veins in the body for venous compression or obstruction. Dr. Fastabend has hosted many vein specialists who have traveled to Lake Charles to observe his venous stent procedures first-hand, and is a regular speaker at training sessions around the country for physicians interested in learning about vein disease and modern treatment modalities.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Carl Fastabend, contact us today!


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