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Dr. William Veale

Vein Specialists of the South Macon

Dr. William Veale

Dr. William Veale is board certified in vascular surgery and general surgery, with over ten years of experience in Alabama and Georgia. Prior to joining Vein Specialists of the South,  Dr. Veale served as a member of the Vascular Institute at Navicent Health in Macon, GA.

Dr. Veale provides the best care to his patients through listening and personal attention.  He is a third-generation physician. His grandfather, Norman C. Veale, was a flight surgeon in World War II and served with the “Candy Bombers” during the Berlin airlift.  He became the first radiologist in Dothan, Alabama, after leaving the service in the 1950s. His uncle, George Veale, is a retired radiologist in Dothan, Alabama. Another uncle, Charles Veale, is a family practitioner in Auburn, Alabama, and served as the team physician to Auburn’s football team in the ’80s.  But you need to know, Dr. Veale is a Bama fan!

Dr. Veale has over ten years of experience treating complex arterial and venous disorders.  Dr. Veale developed expertise, with open and endovascular techniques in the treatment of venous and arterial circulation.  Dr. Veale has a deep curiosity for the venous system and has performed many pioneering deep venous procedures in both Alabama and here in Macon, Georgia.

Education

  • Medical Doctor, University of Alabama School of Medicine, 2003
  • Bachelor of Science, Birmingham-Southern College, 1995
  • Masters of Public Health, University of Alabama Birmingham School of Public Health, 1999
  • General Surgery Internship, Medical Center of Central Georgia/Mercer
  • Residency General Surgery, MCCG/MUSM, Macon, GA
  • Fellowship Vascular Surgery, Atlanta Medical Center, Atlanta, GA
  • Fellowship Vascular Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA

Board-Certification And Added Credentials

  • Georgia State Medical License
  • Alabama State Medical License
  • Board Certification ABS General Surgery 12/2008, recertified 11/2019
  • Board Certification ABS Vascular Surgery 5/2011

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Surgeons- Associate Member
  • Society of Vascular Surgery
  • Society for Vascular Ultrasound

Awards, Honors, And Scholarships

  • National Merit Scholar
  • National Merit Scholarship recipient
  • Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America
  • Wilson-Hudson Turner Scholarship (merit-based full medical school scholarship)
  • Best Poster- Southeastern Surgical Congress, Savannah, Georgia, February 2007
  • Alex Chao Young Investigator’s Award, Society for Vascular Ultrasound National Meeting, June 2009

Family And Community Involvement

Born and raised in Dothan, Alabama, William Veale practiced there from 2010-2017, in private practice vascular and general surgery before moving to Macon in 2017.  He worked at the Vascular Institute of Navicent Health.

Dr. Veale and his wife, Rachael, have three children and attend Vineville United Methodist Church in Macon.

Family is important to Dr. Veale and he is heavily involved in their extra-curricular activities. He coached youth recreational and travel soccer for over 9 years in Dothan, in addition to coaching baseball.  In Macon, he coaches youth soccer at the Macon Soccer Club. His boys play multiple sports, including track, cross-country, soccer, baseball, and football, and soon to get into scouting. His daughter enjoys volleyball, lacrosse, and soccer.  Dr. Veale is a dedicated father and strongly supports his children, when not serving and caring for his patients.

He volunteers  one week a year (in June) at a boy’s sports camp called Camp Laney, in Mentone, Alabama as the “Camp Doc.”