Dr. Garrard completed a fellowship in vascular surgery at the Alton Ochsner Foundation Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1998. In 1996, he completed his residency in general surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, during which time he received the Surgical Clerkship Award. As a research fellow at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Veterans’ Administration Medical Center, Dr. Garrard’s paper, entitled “Adhesions are reduced after laparoscopic surgery,” was a residents’ competition winner at the 1994 SAGES Convention.
He graduated with honors with a B.A. in Chemistry from Vanderbilt University, and went on to receive his M.D. degree from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1990.
C. Louis Garrard, III, M.D., works in all areas of peripheral vascular disease with an emphasis on occlusive and aneurismal arterial disease, and lower extremity venous disorders.