Dr. Laura L. Reed, MD

Dr. Laura L. Reed, MD

Thoracic Surgery | Female | 55 years old

Dr. Reed is a graduate of the Universities of Illinois and Kentucky. She is Board...Read more

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Dr. Reed is a graduate of the Universities of Illinois and Kentucky. She is Board Certified in General Cardiothoracic Surgery....   Read More

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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Dr. Reed was one of the Dr's from the team of Dr's that I had during my 6 month stay at MCCGA in Macon. She performed one of the two Thoracotomies that I had. She did an excellent job and I would recommend her %100 to anyone.
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      Specialties

      • Thoracic Surgery
      • Cardiac Surgery
      • Cardiothoracic Surgery
      • General Surgery
      • Vascular Surgery

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      • General Surgery
      • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
      • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
      • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
      • Aneurysm
      • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Dissection
      • Aortic Ectasia
      • Aortic Stenosis
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
      • Arrhythmias
      • Atherosclerosis
      • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
      • Atrial Fibrillation
      • Atrial Flutter
      • Benign Tumor
      • Cancer
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Cardiomyopathy
      • Carotid Artery Disease
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Congestive Heart Failure
      • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
      • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
      • Empyema
      • Endocarditis
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
      • Heart Disease
      • Heart Tumors, Benign
      • Heart Tumors, Malignant
      • High Cholesterol
      • Hypertension
      • Lung Cancer
      • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
      • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
      • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
      • Mitral Valve Disease
      • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
      • Mitral Valve Stenosis
      • Neuroendocrine Tumors
      • Obesity
      • Pericardial Disease
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
      • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
      • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
      • Pleura Cancer
      • Pleural Cancer
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pulmonary Embolism
      • Pulmonary Hypertension
      • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
      • Septal Defect
      • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
      • Thrombosis
      • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
      • Varicose Veins
      • Vascular Disease
      • Venous Compression
      • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Venous Insufficiency

      Procedures Performed

      • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
      • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
      • Aortic Valve Surgery
      • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
      • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
      • Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
      • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
      • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
      • Carotid Surgery
      • Carotid Ultrasound
      • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
      • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
      • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
      • Decortication and Pleurectomy
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Heart Defect Repair
      • Heart Surgery
      • Lobectomy, Open
      • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
      • Lung Removal, Open
      • Lung Surgery
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Maze Procedure
      • Mitral Valve Surgery
      • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
      • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
      • Resection of Cardiac Tumor
      • Thoracentesis
      • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
      • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
      • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
      • Vascular Surgical Procedure
      • Ventricular Assist Device
      • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

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      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Wayne State University School of Medicine

        Graduated in 1988

      • Internship Hospital
        University Of Illinois Chicago Il
      • Residency Hospital
        University Ky

        Completed in 1996

        University of Illinois

        Completed in 1994

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • French
      • Lebanese
      • Russian
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      Dr. Reed's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Reed's Office & Staff

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      Dr. Reed's Care Philosophy

      Dr. Reed is a graduate of the Universities of Illinois and Kentucky. She is Board Certified in General Cardiothoracic Surgery. She joined CTVS in February of 2003 after six years of private practice in Kentucky. Dr. Reed has the distinction of being the first female Cardiothoracic Surgeon to practice in the state of Georgia.