Dr. Ledford Powell, MD

Thoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
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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 Hoag Orthopedic Institute, Saddleback Memorial Medical Center- Laguna Hills, Saint Joseph Hospital, Hoag Hospital Newport Beach, Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center and Mission Hospital - Mission Viejo.

24411 Health Center Dr Ste 630

Laguna Hills, CA 92653

Contact Information

(949) 716-2400

Dr. Ledford Powell, MD

Dr. Ledford Powell, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Affiliated Health Systems
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • CalOptima
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Greater Newport Physicians
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Monarch Healthcare
  • Optima Health
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Rib Fracture
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Decortication and Pleurectomy
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Lung Surgery
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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*
139

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • 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
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • 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
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • 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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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • 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
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Partial Lobectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • 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

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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

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Dr. Powell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Powell to family and friends
4.2
based on 5 total reviews (2 with comments)
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Powell accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
  • Affiliated Health Systems
    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
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Powell has admitting privileges

Hoag Hospital Newport Beach
1 Hoag Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92663
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Mission Hospital - Mission Viejo
27700 Medical Center Rd
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
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Saddleback Memorial Medical Center- Laguna Hills
24451 Health Center Dr
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
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Saint Joseph Hospital
1100 W Stewart Dr
Orange, CA 92868
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Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center
18111 Brookhurst St
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
View Hospital Profile
Hoag Orthopedic Institute
16250 Sand Canyon Ave
Irvine, CA 92618
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