Ralph Anthony Carabasi III, MD, FACS
Experience: 41 Years
Credentials & Certifications
Vascular Surgery, General Surgery
Jefferson Medical College
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Thomas Jefferson University
Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College, Lankenau Hospital, American College of Surgeons, Society for Vascular Surgery, American Venous Forum, Eastern Surgical Society
Tony Carabasi, MD, FACS is a decorated vascular surgeon with a long career in treating, as well as writing and educating about vein disease. Dr. Carabasi has been frequently noted as a “Top Doc,” earning the designation from either Philadelphia Magazine or Castle Connelly Medical every year since 1994. He is a peer-elected member of the “Best Doctors” network.
For over 20 years, Dr. Carabasi practiced at the prestigious Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Medical school in Philadelphia, serving as Chief of Vascular Surgery for 16 years before opening his own private practice, Advanced Vein & Vascular Center, Inc, in 2007. In 2019, Dr. Carabasi partnered with the Center for Vein Restoration.
After completing his Medical Degree at Jefferson Medical College in 1977, Dr. Carabasi went on to an internship in general surgery at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed a general surgery residency at Thomas Jefferson University, and then a vascular surgery fellowship at the Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia.
Throughout his career, Dr. Carabasi has held many academic appointments in the subjects of surgery, radiology and vascular surgery. He has also served on countless hospital, medical college, national and regional committees, often as a Chairman or President. He has continued to contribute to the field of medicine through research publications, lectures and trainings.
Dr. Carabasi has seen vein treatments transform over the course of his career from invasive surgeries to innovative, out-patient procedures. “I’ve successfully treated patients from ages 15 to 85. The use of noninvasive vein treatments has been one of the most rewarding developments of my career as a vascular surgeon.”
Patients remark that his expertise and professional demeanor make him an outstanding physician to work with. Even other doctors have traveled from all over the country to personally be treated by Dr. Carabasi.