Dr. David Ladden, MD

Dr. David Ladden, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
Dr. David Ladden, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Lufkin, TX and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ in 1984 and specializes in cardiovascular surgery, thoracic surgery, and more.

1105 W Frank Ave Ste 210

Lufkin, TX 75904

Contact Information

(936) 631-6777

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 90% of peers
more than 87% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

41  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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40  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1980
  • Rush Med Coll Of Rush Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Baylor College Of Medicine, Debakey Department Of Surgery
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Baylor College Of Medicine, Debakey Department Of Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of Miami-Jackson Meml Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. David Ladden, MD
Dr. Ladden has helped me so much with my legs he has performed several surgeries on me and we will do one more in a couple of months. He has the best staff they all work together so well and seem to love their job. I highly recommend Dr. Ladden, he has a office in Livingston and in Lufkin
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Judy Lyons in Livingston, TX – Jul 24, 2018
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Dr. Ladden is a nice man & great bedside manner, but, my husband's CABG was evidently not done correctly & was for naught.He never recovered after surgery & kept having pain. A graft was attached to a branch & not the artery. Other doctors cannot explain why. Another 90 percent blockage was never...Read More
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Jun 01, 2018
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Do not use this physician. He performed a hiatal hernia surgery on my mother in Lufkin, Texas 8 weeks ago that has turned into a nightmare recovery. We had to move her to Houston after 4 weeks two of which he kept her sedated and intubated because he didn't know what to do for her. I will never...Read More
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Lufkin , TX – Apr 17, 2017
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