Treatment & Services
- Cardiovascular Medicine Department
- Debridement of Skin and Wound
- Endovenous Laser Therapy
- Endovenous Surgery For Varicose Veins
- Laser Light Therapy for Spider Veins
- Microincision Phlebectomy for Varicose Veins
- Non-invasive Testing for Vascular Disease
- Pseudoaneurysm Injection
- Vascular Medicine Section
- Vein Ablation
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
- Adverse Effects Anticoagulants
- Antiphospholipid Syndrome
- Aortic Occlusion (blockage)
- Arteriosclerosis Obliterans
- Atherosclerosis (vascular)
- Atrophie Blanche
- Blood Clots
- Cardiovascular Risk Prevention
- Carotid Artery Disease
- Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI)
- Coumadin Skin Necrosis
- Cystic Adventitial Disease
- Deep Vein Thrombosis
- Erythema Ab Igne
- External Iliac Artery Endofibrosis
- Factor V Leiden
- Fibromuscular Dysplasia (FMD)
- Heparin-induced Thrombocytopenia
- Hepatic Artery Aneurysm
- Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
- Iliac Artery Aneurysm
- Iliac Artery Occlusion (blockage)
- Intestinal Ischemic Syndrome
- Klippel-Trenaunay Syndrome (KTS)
- Leg Circulation Problems
- Lower Extremity Ulcers
- Lupus Anticoagulant
- Marfan Syndrome
- May-Thurner Syndrome (MTS)
- Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome
- Peripheral Artery Disease
- Popliteal Artery Aneurysms
- Popliteal Artery Entrapment Syndrome
- Post-Phlebitic (Thrombotic) Syndrome
- Protein C and S Deficiencies
- Prothrombin Gene Mutation
- Pulmonary Embolism
- Raynaud's Phenomenon
- Renal Artery Aneurysm
- Renal Artery Disease
- Renovascular Hypertension
- Splenic Artery Aneurysm
- Superior Vena Cava Syndrome
- Swollen Leg
- Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
- Thromboangitis Obliterans
- Ulnar Artery Aneurysm
- Varicose Veins
- Vascular Anomalies
- Vascular Diseases
- Venous Insufficiency
- Venous Stasis Leg Ulcers
- Visceral Artery Aneurysms
- Visceral Ischemic Syndrome
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Saint Vincent Mercy Medical Center
Toledo, OH USA
Internship - Saint Vincent Mercy Medical Center
Toledo, OH USA
Medical School - Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center
Des Moines, IA USA
Undergraduate - Wright State University
Dayton, OH USA
- Internal Medicine
Veins, vein ablation, varicose veins, varicose vein ablation, sclerotherapy, spider veins, venous disorders, lymphedema, general vascular medicine, vascular diseases Hypercoagulable states, lymphedema, chronic venous insufficiency, varicose veins, general vascular medicine, vascular diseases, non-invasive testing for vascular disease, sclerotherapy
Research & Publications
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As of 6/13/2018, Dr. Joseph 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 Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
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91 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.8|
|Knows Medical History||4.8|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
14 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Feb 20, 2019
i am so glad i took the time to be evaluated here. a surgeon where i live kept pushing fir surgery. dr joseph made it perfectly clear my other medical issues made the risk/reward was not worth risking having surgery at this time. he also informed me of what changes that may occurr that would chage the rudk/reward and to contact him if sny symptoms occurr. i am very happy to not undergo any more surgery than is absolutely necessary.
Reviewed on Feb 7, 2019
Dr. Douglas Joseph is a great doctor who has demonstrated thoroughness, courtesy, great communication skills and genuine care and concern for me. I am thankful for having Dr. Joseph care for me.
Reviewed on Jan 15, 2019
I can't say enough good things about Dr. Joseph and his Westlake staff. They all are top notch.
Reviewed on Nov 28, 2018
Receiving care from Dr. Joseph is fantastic! What a wonderful team. He is such a competent and kind person, and his staff are all wonderful as well. I have happily recommended him to others as recently as two days ago, and will continue to do so.
Reviewed on Oct 2, 2018
Dr. Joseph was recommended to me by another CCF doctor. I found him to be knowledgeable, respectful and kind. i have confidence in him as I consider the treatment options he outlined for my condition.
Reviewed on Aug 24, 2018
Dr. Joseph is a wonderful, caring, knowledgeable physician, he never made me feel rushed, answered all my questions, and is very pleasant and thoughtful. His staff - from front end to the MA - are great, timely and respectful. Overall just a pleasure and I will recommend him to all my friends and family who need help with vascular issues.
Reviewed on Aug 21, 2018
dr Joseph is very respectful and knowledgeable great bedside manner and easy to talk to. also a great listener!
Reviewed on Aug 8, 2018
My wife & I travel over a hundred miles to get to Cleveland Clinic. The hour and a half delay rushed our time/feedback with doctor & put us in rush hour traffic .
Reviewed on Jul 12, 2018
dr Douglas Joseph is an excellent doctor and one of the very best I've ever had. he is an outstanding communicator including being a tremendous listener. he is also a genuinely a nice person....a doctor who really cares about me and my health.
Reviewed on Jul 10, 2018
Great doctor and staff! Thank you so much for the wonderful care.
Reviewed on Jun 19, 2018
Timely and efficient. Never had a shorter wait time at any provider's office.
Reviewed on Jun 6, 2018
Dr. Joseph is the best, always has been and was extra helpful this last visit.
Reviewed on May 30, 2018
resident much more helpful and listening than the doctor.
Reviewed on Apr 24, 2018
Dr. Joseph is a very hands on and caring provider. He remembers who you are and makes you feel very relaxed.
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