Dr. Lawrence Breitkreutz Jr, MD

Dr. Lawrence Breitkreutz Jr, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Lawrence Breitkreutz Jr, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Tulane U, School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

4228 Houma Blvd Ste 300

Metairie, LA 70006

Contact Information

(504) 454-2222

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Dr. Breitkreutz Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Vascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Breitkreutz Jr treats Vascular Disease more than 46% of his peers

Dr. Breitkreutz Jr treats this condition more than 46% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Breitkreutz Jr treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 34% of his peers

Dr. Breitkreutz Jr treats this condition more than 34% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Carotid Artery Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Breitkreutz Jr treats Carotid Artery Disease more than 33% of his peers

Dr. Breitkreutz Jr treats this condition more than 33% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Carotid Artery Stenosis

Dr. Breitkreutz Jr's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Lawrence Breitkreutz Jr, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Tulane U, School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1995
    U Ala
    Fellowship Hospital
    1995
  • 1992
    U Ala
    Residency Hospital
    1992
  • 1988
    U Ala
    Internship Hospital
    1988
  • 1987
    Tulane U, School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1987

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Had triple bipass surgery. Surgery and care was excellent. Easy to talk to. Listens and explains well.
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Cigna
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Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Humana
Choice Care PPO

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