Dr. Carl Fastabend Serves as Program Director at Deep Venous Summit
Carl Fastabend, MD, FACC, founder and medical director of the Vein Center of Southwest Louisiana, served as a program director and instructor at a recent Deep Venous Summit in Boston, Massachusetts. The advanced course was hosted by Philips Volcano Academy and was attended by cardiovascular and venous specialists from across the country. The objectives of the course were to provide an understanding on the evaluation and management of chronic venous obstruction, including the use of IVUS (intervascular ultrasound) during diagnostic and venous interventions. Dr. Fastabend is considered a leading expert in this modality, and is a regular speaker at training sessions around the country for physicians interested in learning about vein disease and treatment advances. Dr. Fastabend is the only full-time, comprehensive vein specialist in Louisiana.