Intermountain Vein Center/Intermountain Healthcare Scholarship
Dr. Carl Black established the Intermountain Vein Center/Intermountain Healthcare Scholarship in 2009 to benefit Utah Valley University students enrolled in the College of Health and Public Service. Students must be in the pre-medical program and will have the opportunity to shadow physicians from the Utah Radiology Associates.
About Intermountain Vein Center:
Intermountain Vein Center is focused on highly specialized and comprehensive treatment of varicose and spider veins. The organization is one of the leading vein centers in the United States, with board-certified physicians who use the latest techniques and technologies in order to avoid the problems that come with traditional, open surgery.
About Dr. Carl Black:
Dr. Carl Black’s primary professional areas of focus include interventional radiology and neuroradiology. His expertise includes treatment of disorders of the arterial and venous circulation, acute stroke intervention, carotid artery stenting, therapeutic embolization (i.e., oncologic, vascular malformations, post-traumatic bleeding), treatment of superficial venous insufficiency and catheter-directed thrombolysis. He also performs spine intervention for pain management, including treatment of vertebral body compression fractures. Black is fellowship-trained with board certifications in interventional radiology and neuroradiology.
Black graduated from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He then completed a transitional internship at Georgetown University followed by his residency in diagnostic radiology at GWU, where he served as chief resident and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He then trained as a fellow in neuroradiology at the Barrow Neurological Institute and in interventional radiology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.
Black has published and presented many original peer-reviewed scientific articles on diagnostic and interventional radiology. As a fellow in interventional radiology, he was awarded the Memorial Gold Medal Research Award by the Association of University Radiologists for his research of carbon dioxide as an intravascular contrast agent. Following four years in the U.S. Air Force, he joined Utah Radiology Associates. He is a member of the Society of Interventional Radiology and a senior member of the American Society of Neuroradiology.