Dr. Clayton Brinster, MD

Dr. Clayton Brinster, MD

Vascular SurgeryMaleAge 44

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(504) 266-0058

Dr. Clayton Brinster, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in New Orleans, LA. He is affiliated with medical facilities Ochsner Medical Center and Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Brinster to book an appointment.


Ochsner Medical Center

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(504) 266-0058
Ochsner Medical Center - Vascular Surgery1514 Jefferson Hwy New Orleans, LA 70121

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  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery Award™ See hospitals
  • Hospital Satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals

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    • Appointment wasn't rushed
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    Dr. Brinster's Top Procedures and Conditions

    Treatment Frequency
    Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    very high
    very high

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Brinster performs Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography more than 96% of his peers

    Dr. Brinster performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

    Venous Insufficiency
    very high
    very high

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Brinster treats Venous Insufficiency more than 95% of his peers

    Dr. Brinster treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

    Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    very high
    very high

    Treatment Frequency

    Dr. Brinster treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 94% of his peers

    Dr. Brinster treats this condition more than 94% 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
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    Dr. Brinster's conditions and procedures:

    • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
    • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Aneurysm
    • Angioplasty
    • 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 Malformation (AVM)
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Atherosclerosis
    • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
    • Autonomic Neuropathy
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Carotid Artery Occlusion
    • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Carotid Ultrasound
    • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
    • Coarctation of the Aorta
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • Dialysis Access Procedures
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Embolism
    • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
    • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
    • Fistula Repair
    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Surgery
    • Iliac Aneurysm
    • Laparotomy
    • Lung Surgery
    • 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 Disease Screening (PAD)
    • 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
    • Thrombosis
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Varicose Vein Procedure
    • Varicose Veins
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
    • Venous Compression
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Venous Insufficiency
    • Visceral Ischemic Syndrome

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    Dr. Brinster accepts the following insurance:

    Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Always Care Benefits
    Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    National (BlueCard) PPO
    Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Behavioral Health Network
    Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    HealthyBlue 2.0
    HealthyBlue Advantage
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
    Employers Health Network
    Evolutions Healthcare Systems
    EyeMed Vision Care
    First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Galaxy Health Network
    Worker's Compensation WC
    Gilsbar 360
    Health Care Alliance Pool
    Health Payors Organization
    Choice Care PPO
    Louisiana Healthcare Connections
    Louisiana Workers Compensation
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
    National Preferred Provider Network
    PPO Plus
    Prime Health Services
    Three Rivers Provider Network
    Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
    United Healthcare
    Basic Plan
    USA Health Network
    Veteran Administration Plan

    About Me


    Dr. Brinster specializes in all areas of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy. He obtained his medical degree and completed a residency in general...Read more


    • Vascular Surgery

    Board Certifications


    1. Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School 2. Advanced Aortic Endovascular Fellowship: Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain 3. Klinikum Nuremberg, Nuremberg, Germany
    Fellowship Hospital
    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital
    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital
    University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    University of Pennsylvania College of Arts and Sciences
    Undergraduate School


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    What are Dr. Clayton Brinster, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Brinster frequently treats Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography, Venous Insufficiency, and Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Brinster treats.

    Where is Dr. Clayton Brinster, MD's office located?

    Dr. Brinster's office is located at 1514 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70121. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Brinster is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

    Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

    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™ (2019)

    Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center

    Houma, LA

    76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average

    2 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)