Dr. Charles Leithead, MD

Vascular Surgery •  Male

Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Charles Leithead, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Gretna, LA. He is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Leithead to book an appointment.


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(504) 266-0058
Ochsner Medical Center - West Bank120 Ochsner Blvd Ste 310 Gretna, LA 70056

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(504) 266-0058

Dr. Leithead accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
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Blue Card PPO
Cigna HMO
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Dr. Leithead's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Leithead treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Leithead treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Venous Insufficiency

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Dr. Leithead treats Venous Insufficiency more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Leithead treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Vascular Disease

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Dr. Leithead treats Vascular Disease more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Leithead treats this condition more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Leithead's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Lipomas
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • 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 Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

About Me


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 Rouge. He received his Doctor of Medicine from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center ...


  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications


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


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Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)