Listen to a recording of the first hour of the show.
Listen to a recording of the second hour of the show.
The Weekly Check-Up this Sunday will begin with veterinarians Dr. Stacy Stacy and Dr. Kaleigh McVety of The Village Vets, who will talk with us about pet emotions and intelligence. Then, Dr. Louis Prevosti of Vein Atlanta will join us in the second hour to discuss lymph nodes.
Dr. Stacy Stacy of The Village Vets
Dr. Stacy Stacy received her DVM from the University of Georgia in 2003 and specializes in internal medicine, cruciate repair, and infectious diseases. Dr. Stacy was named one of Atlanta’s “Best Vets” in the November 2010 issue of Atlanta magazine- her third consecutive honor in the publication. She was also selected as a five-star veterinarian in the same publication, an honor bestowed to only 7% of veterinarians practicing in metro Atlanta. In her free time, Dr. Stacy enjoys gardening, home renovation, and cooking. She and her husband live in Decatur with their two children, two cats, and French bulldog. For more information on Dr. Stacy Stacy, visit TheVillageVets.com.
Dr. Kaleigh McVety of The Village Vets
Dr. Kaleigh McVety received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Florida just last year. She practices at the Village Vets in Decatur and specializes in ultrasound and surgery. In her free time, Dr. McVety enjoys hiking and water sports with her husband and her black lab, Ace-Man. For more information on Dr. Kaleigh McVety, visit TheVillageVets.com.
Dr. Louis Prevosti of Vein Atlanta
Dr. Louis Prevosti graduated from Albany Medical College in New York, where he was valedictorian of his class. He completed his residency in general surgery at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. Dr. Prevosti was research fellow at the Nation Institutes of Health, where he studied new techniques in the treatment of vascular disorders including laser and thermal energy therapy innovations. He completed his fellowship in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, and then 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, and he is certified 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. For more information on Dr. Louis Prevosti, visit VeinAtlanta.com.