The Weekly Check-Up Atlanta

Drs. Stacy Stacy and Kaleigh McVety of The Village Vets and Dr. Louis Prevosti of Vein Atlanta

Listen to a recording of the first hour of the show.

Listen to a recording of the second hour of the show.

This week, Drs. Stacy Stacy and Kaleigh McVety of The Village Vets will join us in the first hour to discuss pet health and what you should know about taking your pet on spring and summer vacations. In the second hour, Dr. Louis Prevosti of Vein Atlanta will stop by to discuss venous disorders, including spider veins and chronic venous insufficiency.

Dr. Stacy Stacy, Medical Director of The Village Vets

Stacy StacyDr. Stacy grew up in Stockbridge, GA before attending the University of Georgia for both undergraduate and veterinary studies. She received her DVM in 2003. Her veterinary interests include internal medicine, cruciate repair and infectious diseases.

Born Stacy Poulos, she married Chad Stacy, an architect, in August 2003. They reside in Decatur with their daughter Ella, and son Ethan, along with their two cats, Crawford and Annabel Lee. Dr. Stacy’s personal interests include exercise, gardening, home renovation, cooking and socializing with friends.

Dr. Stacy was honored as one of Atlanta’s “Best Vets” in the Nov. 2010 issue of Atlanta magazine – her third consecutive honor in the publication. She was also selected as a FIVE STAR Veterinarian in that same publication – an honor bestowed to only 7% of the veterinarians in the metro Atlanta area.

Dr. Kaleigh McVety of The Village Vets

Kaleigh McVetyDr. Kaleigh McVety is a Tampa native who received her DVM from University of Florida in May 2013. Recently married, she resides in the Virginia-Highland area with her husband. Her professional interests include ultrasound and surgery. She also loves water sports and hiking. She has a black lab, “Ace-Man”, who she considers “the love of her life” (fortunately her husband understands and approves).

Dr. Louis Prevosti of Vein Atlanta

louis-prevostiDr. Prevosti graduated from Albany Medical College in New York, where he was valedictorian of his class. His general surgery residency was completed at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. He was a research fellow at the National Institutes of Health where he studied new techniques in the treatment of vascular disorders, including laser and thermal energy therapy innovations. His thoracic and cardiovascular surgery fellowship was performed at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, after which he moved to Atlanta to begin his private practice in cardiovascular surgery. He is the author of numerous articles relating to cardiovascular surgery and medicine.

During his cardiovascular career, Dr. Prevosti has performed over 5000 open-heart operations at Piedmont Hospital and St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta. At Piedmont Hospital he served as section chief of cardiothoracic surgery, medical director of the CV intensive care unit and telemetry unit, and chairman of the Patient Care Quality Improvement Committee. At St. Joseph’s Hospital he was an active member of the cardiovascular surgery department and served on numerous committees.
Since 2010, Dr. Prevosti has dedicated himself full time to the treatment of venous disorders, including the outpatient treatment of varicose veins, spider veins (telangiectasia), swollen legs, lymphedema, chronic venous insufficiency, venous reflux disease, pelvic congestion syndrome, vaginal varicies, and facial veins. He has performed over 1000 vein treatment procedures in the past year.

Dr. Prevosti is board certified in cardiovascular surgery by the American Board of Phlebology. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of The Society of Thoracic Surgeon.

Dr. Prevosti is a parishioner at Christ the King Cathedral and a member of the Marist School community. He volunteers his time at the Good Samaritan Healthcare Center in downtown Atlanta and supports the Children’s Restoration Network, and the Big Brother Big Sister Organization.