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Dr. Ledford Powell, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 48

Dr. Powell

Pacific Thoracic Surgery, Inc.

24411 Health Center Dr Ste 630 Laguna Hills, CA 92653

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Dr. Ledford Powell, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Laguna Hills, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry in 1995 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, thoracic oncology, and more.


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Anthem Blue Cross
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Blue Shield of California
Basic PPO
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CalPERS
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Cigna POS
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Greater Newport Physicians
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Monarch Healthcare
Optima Health
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Dr. Powell's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Rib Fracture
very high
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Powell treats Rib Fracture more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Powell treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Decortication and Pleurectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Powell performs Decortication and Pleurectomy more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Powell performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Powell performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Powell performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy

Dr. Powell's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • da Vinci® Lobectomy
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Surgery
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Leukocytosis
  • Limb Pain
  • Lobectomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lupus
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Minimally Invasive Thymectomy
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paracentesis
  • Partial Lobectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Septal Defect
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Sweaty Palms
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracoscopic Drainage of Pleural Cavity With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymectomy
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Torticollis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Thymectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ledford Powell, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Laguna Hills, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry in 1995 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, thoracic oncology, and more.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Thoracic Oncology
  • Thoracoabdominal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

U C S F Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
U CA Irvine UCI Med Ctr
Residency Hospital
UC Irvine; UCI Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1995
University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry
Medical School
1995

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Dr. Powell's Reviews

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4.0

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1 Star
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Absolutely the WORST physician practicing in Orange County. Dr Powell is a disgrace to physicians.
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Took wonderful care of my husband. We love Dr. Powell.
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Dr Powell is not only a fantastic surgeon but a wonderfully compassionate man. I was lucky to have found him to perform my rib fixation surgery.
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Dr. Powell is a phenomenal surgeon!
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We are so grateful to Dr. Powell and his staff for the care they had provide to my husband. He is kind and caring. He takes the time to explain all your questions, and believe me, many questions... We have complete trust in his care. Dr Powell thank you, you're the best!
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