Dr. Laura Reed, MD

Dr. Laura Reed, MD

Thoracic Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 57
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Dr. Laura Reed, MD is a thoracic surgery doctor who practices in Macon, GA. She is 57 years old and has been practicing for 30 years.

688 Walnut St Ste 200

Macon, GA 31201

Contact Information

(478) 742-7566

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Georgia
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Lung Cancer
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more than 93% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 93% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Reed "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."
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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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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 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
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Obesity
  • Pericardial Disease
  • 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
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

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Procedures

  • 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
  • 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
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • 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
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • 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
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Wayne State University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Illinois Chicago Il
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Ky
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University of Illinois
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Reed has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Lebanese
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Reed's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Reed to family and friends
3.9
based on 8 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Reed's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Flemingsburg, KY |
On June 17, 1998, Dr. Reed was instrumental in saving my life. She performed emergency cardio by-pass surgery, after I had coded 4 times in the ER. This was at King's Daughters' Hospital in Ashland, KY. Following my surgery, she spent the night at the hospital to monitor my progress. I cannot...more
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in Tifton, GA |
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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Dr. Reed accepts 9 insurance carriers
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    Aetna HMO
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Georgia
    Coventry Health Care of Georgia HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
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