Dr. Joseph Couvillon (Dr. Joe or Dr. C) is a medical doctor that is board-certified in diagnostic radiology with an advanced degree (CAQ – certificate of advanced qualification) in vascular and interventional radiology. He finished his training with fellowship at the prestigious Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute (MCVI), which is widely regarded as the top IR fellowship program in the country.
At Georgetown University School of Medicine Dr. Couvillon was class president. He completed his undergraduate studies here, majoring in English literature.
After medical school, he completed a surgical internship at St. Vincent’s Hospital in NYC. He then completed his radiology residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, one of the largest and most well-regarded radiology programs, where he was among the top of his class.
As an expert at treating cancer,Dr Couvillon is skilled at performing the all aspects of interventional oncology. With experience in all types of Interventional Radiology procedures such as uterine fibroid embolization (via radial artery approach), treating and managing peripheral arterial disease (PAD), and many others.
He is an avid athlete that has run marathons and Ironman triathlons. He is a skilled carpenter by hobby. Before medicine, he was a commercial salmon fisherman in Petersburg, Alaska. He is an avid lover of travelling that has run with the bulls in Pamplona, tracked mountain gorillas within the impenetrable forest of Bwindi in Uganda, and has summited Mt. Kilimanjaro (during a blizzard). He is fluent in Spanish. and he loves dogs.
BA, Georgetown University
MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine
Surgery – St Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center; NY, NY
Radiology – University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; Pittsburgh, PA
Vascular and Interventional Radiology – Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute; Miami, FL
Vascular and Interventional Radiology
Member – Society of interventional Radiology (SIR)