Dr. Ledford Powell, MD

Dr. Ledford Powell, MD

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Age 48
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Dr. Ledford Powell, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Laguna Hills, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1995 and specializes in thoracic surgery, thoracic oncology, and more.

24411 Health Center Dr Ste 630

Laguna Hills, CA 92653

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affiliated Health Systems
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CalOptima
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Greater Newport Physicians
  • Health Net
  • 5 More

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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Powell's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Rib Fracture
very high
very high

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
Adhesive Capsulitis
All Lymphoma
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anemia
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Arthritis of the Elbow
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Basal Cell Carcinoma
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 Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
Chronic Neck Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Colorectal Cancer
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
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 Injuries
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Fracture Care
Gait Abnormality
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gout
Gynecologic Cancer
Hand Conditions
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 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
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroendocrine Tumors
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 Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Ovarian Cancer
Pancytopenia
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
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Reticulosarcoma
Retina Diseases
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Septal Defect
Shoulder Disorders
Skin Cancer
Small Cell Lung Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
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
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 thoracic surgery specialist in Laguna Hills, CA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1995 and specializes in thoracic surgery, thoracic oncology, and more.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Thoracic Oncology

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

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Powell

4.4

Based on 7 reviews

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1 Star
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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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Aetna
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Affiliated Health Systems PPO
Anthem Blue Cross
Anthem Blue Cross HMO
Anthem Blue Cross PPO
Blue Shield of California
Basic PPO
Blue Shield of California HMO
CalPERS
CalOptima
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Greater Newport Physicians
Health Net
HealthCare Partners
Heritage Provider Network
Monarch Healthcare
Optima Health
UnitedHealthCare
Basic PPO
Medicare
Medicare Advantage
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Supplement PPO
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