Dr. Charles Leithead, MD

Dr. Charles Leithead, MD

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Dr. Charles Leithead, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Gretna, LA. Dr. Leithead has more experience with Peripheral Vascular Disease and Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Leithead to book an appointment.

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Ochsner Medical Center

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(504) 266-0058
Ochsner Medical Center - West Bank120 Ochsner Blvd Ste 310 Gretna, LA 70056
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Leithead

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Leithead treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Leithead treats other conditions, please contact the office at (504) 595-8020.

Peripheral Vascular Disease

Peripheral vascular disorder specialists diagnose and treat narrowing or blockages in the blood vessels outside the heart, most commonly caused by atherosclerosis, a buildup of plague inside the blood vessel wall.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Disease specialists.

Dr. Leithead is experienced in the area of Peripheral Vascular Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 24 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Leithead
Similar Providers
Venous Insufficiency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Varicose Veins
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High
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Very High
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Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.Compare with other Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection specialists.

Dr. Leithead is experienced in the area of Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Leithead
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Aortic Aneurysm
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
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Dr. Leithead's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Embolism
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymphedema
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Spider Veins
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Leithead, a native of Lake Charles, Louisiana, earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences, with a minor in French, at LSU in Baton...Read more

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

University of Alabama, Birmingham
Residency Hospital
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Medical School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Charles Leithead, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (504) 266-0058, and for other questions, call (504) 595-8020.

Is Dr. Charles Leithead, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Charles Leithead, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Leithead frequently treats Peripheral Vascular Disease and Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection. See all practice areas where Dr. Leithead specializes.

Where is Dr. Charles Leithead, MD's office located?

Dr. Leithead's office is located at 120 Ochsner Blvd Ste 310, Gretna, LA 70056. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Charles Leithead, MD offer telehealth services?

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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Leithead is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average

19 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021)