Dr. Ledford Powell, MD

Dr. Ledford Powell, MD

Thoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(6)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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

Contact Information

(949) 716-2400

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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Top Care Areas

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Rib Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Decortication and Pleurectomy
very high
more than 97% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Thoracic Oncology
  • Thoracoabdominal Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • 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
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hand Conditions
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Leukocytosis
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lupus
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • 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
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • 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
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Sweaty Palms
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Powell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Powell does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Powell and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Powell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Powell to family and friends
4.3
based on 6 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Powell's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Long Beach, CA
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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in Irvine, CA
Dr. Powell is a phenomenal surgeon!
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in Mission Viejo, CA
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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