Dr. Ledford Powell, MD

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Thoracic Surgery | Male

Pacific Thoracic Surgery, Inc. 24411 Health Center Dr Ste 630 Laguna Hills, CA 92653 Get Directions
Dr. Ledford Powell, MD
Dr. Ledford Powell, MD is a thoracic surgery doctor who practices in Laguna Hills, CA. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 22 years. Dr. Powell is affiliated with Saint Joseph Hospital, Hoag Hospital Newport Beach, Hoag Orthopedic Institute, Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center, Saddleback Memorial Medical Center- Laguna Hills and Mission Hospital - Mission Viejo.

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Pacific Thoracic Surgery, Inc.24411 Health Center Dr Ste 630
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
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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 (2)
Irvine, CA |
Dr. Powell is a phenomenal surgeon!
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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Dr. Powell's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Cancer
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Rib Fracture
  • Septal Defect
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Sweaty Palms
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry

    Graduated in 1995

  • Internship Hospital
    Uc Irvine; Uci Med Ctr
  • Residency Hospital
    U Ca Irvine Uci Med Ctr
  • Fellowship Hospital
    U C S F Medical Center

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

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

Procedures Performed

  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lobectomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Minimally Invasive Thymectomy
  • Partial Lobectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thoracentesis
  • 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
  • Thymectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • 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
  • da Vinci® Lobectomy