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Carmel Celestin, MD

877.463.2010

Carmel Celestin, MD

Appointed: 2007

Carmel Celestin, MD
Department: Cardiovascular Medicine Florida
Associate Staff
Location: Florida, Weston
Mail Code WESTON
2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard
Weston, FL 33331
WorkAppointment:877.463.2010
DeskDesk:954.659.5230
WorkFax:954.659.5277
Surgeon:
No
Treats:
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

Carmel Celestin, MD, is a Staff Physician in the Robert and Suzanne Tomsich Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Section of Vascular Medicine. She began her appointment as a Fellow in the Tomsich Family Department of  Cardiovascular in 2006. She is board-certified in internal medicine and licensed to practice in both Massachusetts and Ohio. Dr. Celestin's specialty interests include lower-extremity edema, peripheral arterial disease, upper-extremity disorders, Raynaud's and hypercoagulable states.

Dr. Celestin received her medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, D.C., in 2002. Her undergraduate degree was obtained from Rutgers University, Newark, N.J., where she was a James Dickson Carr Scholar. Her postgraduate training includes a residency in internal medicine at Baystate Medical Center, an affiliate of Tufts University, in Springfield, Mass. There she became Chief Resident in the Internal Medicine Program while at the same time working as a Hospitalist and as Medical Director of the Change of Heart Program. She received an Excellence In Teaching award from Baystate Medical Center in 2003.

Dr. Celestin has been published in peer-reviewed medical journals. Her research has focused on myocardial infarction, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. Additionally, her areas of expertise include treatment for blood clotting disorders, carotid and renal artery disease, lymphedema and abdominal aortic aneurysm.

Dr. Celestin has contributed her time to local civic activities such as mentoring high school students and volunteering at a free clinic. On an international level, she has participated in community outreach programs in Costa Rica and Cuba. She speaks both Spanish and French Creole.

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Vascular Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
2007
Residency - Baystate Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Springfield, MA USA
2006
Internship - Baystate Medical Center
Internal Medicine
Springfield, MA USA
2003
Medical School - Howard University College of Medicine
Washington, DC USA
2002
Undergraduate - Rutgers University
Newark, NJ USA
1996

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Vascular Medicine - This entity is not a recognized board with the Florida Board of Medicine.

Specialty Interests

Lower extremity edema, peripheral arterial disease, upper extremity disorders, minority and women's health care initiatives, raynaud's, hypercoagulable states

Memberships

Society for Vascular Medicine

Treatment & Services

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

Industry Relationships

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As of 7/14/2014, Dr. Celestin has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by the Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about the Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Creole