Joseph L. Fontenot, MD

Dr. Joseph Fontenot is a pioneer interventional cardiologist and one of the first in Mobile to perform heart catheterizations and treatment for cardiovascular disease. His leadership and commitment enabled his medical group in Mobile to become the premier cardio-vascular group along the Gulf Coast. Later in is career he developed problems with his personal eyesight and used his past medical training to help others with low vision. Through determined work Dr. Fontenot became a nationally Certified Low Vision Therapist (CLVT) and provides hope for those who have Macular Degeneration. In 2017, Dr. Fontenot received Carel C. Koch Memorial Award by American Academy of Optometry for developing outstanding relationships between optometry and other professionals.