Specialties

Vascular Surgery (Board certified since 2012)

Surgery (Board certified since 2009)

At a Glance

  • 2011 Started practicing
  • 6 Years experience
  • 1 OFFICE LOCATION
  • 1 HOSPITAL AFFILIATION

About Dr. Matthews

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

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 is married to local Plastic Surgeon, Cristen Catignani, who serves the North Fulton / Forsyth County area. They have 2 young children.

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL
2004

RESIDENCY

University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL
2009

FELLOWSHIP

University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL
2011

Locations & Appointments

1 Office Location(s)

1

North Atlanta Vascular Clinic & Vein Center

6300 Hospital Pkwy
Ste 375
Johns Creek, GA 30097
  • 770-771-5260
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1 Hospital Affiliation(s)

2

Emory Johns Creek Hospital

6325 Hospital Pkwy
Johns Creek, GA 30097
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Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL
2004

RESIDENCY

University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL
2009

FELLOWSHIP

University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL
2011