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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.

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


Univ. of Pennsylvania College 
  of Arts and Sciences
Bachelor of Arts, Biological Basis of Behavior
Philadelphia, PA
1991 – 1995

Univ. of Kentucky College of Medicine
Lexington, KY
Medical Degree
1996 – 2000

General Surgery
Carolinas Medical Center
Charlotte, NC
2000 – 2006

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

Academic Appointments

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


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.
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