Dr. Marc Matrana, MD

Dr. Marc Matrana, MD

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Hematology & Oncology  |  
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38 y/o
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Dr. Marc Matrana, MD is a hematology & oncology specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans in 2006 and specializes in hematology & oncology and internal medicine.Read his story

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Health Payors Organization

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Cancer
very high
more than 89% of peers
Bladder Cancer
normal
more than 5% of peers
Kidney Cancer
normal
more than 5% of peers

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Dr. Matrana's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Matrana "Dr. Matrana is a ninth generation native of the New Orleans region. He received his bachelor degree and master’s degree in human genetics from Tulane University, and received his medical degree from the LSU School of Medicine at New Orleans. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Ochsner Medical Center, where he served as Chief Medical Resident. He then went on to complete training in hematology and medical oncology at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, where he won numerous awards and served as both Chief Fellow for Resident Education and as overall Chief Chief Fellow. His clinical practice at Ochsner focuses on treating patients with cancers of the genitourinary tract, as well as lung cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, and other malignancies and hematologic diseases. Dr. Matrana has conducted much ground-breaking research and authored numerous peer-reviewed articles, chapters, and other publications in the field of genitourinary medical oncology. He has also spoken at conferences around the world on kidney cancer and is a recognized expert on this topic. In addition to research and patient care, Dr. Matrana is an active medical educator, serving in leadership positions with local medical schools (including the University of Queensland School of Medicine/Ochsner Clinical School), the Ochsner Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Ochsner Medical Oncology Fellowship Program."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Matrana "Dr. Marc Matrana focuses on treating patients with cancers of the genitourinary tract, lung cancer, gastrointestinal cancer and other malignancies and hematologic diseases. Dr. Matrana has conducted ground-breaking research and written articles, chapters and other publications in the field of genitourinary medical oncology. Dr. Matrana is also an active medical educator, serving in leadership positions with local medical schools including the University of Queensland School of Medicine/Ochsner Clinical School, the Ochsner Internal Medicine Residency Program and Ochsner Medical Oncology Fellowship Program. Dr. Matrana is a ninth generation New Orleans who received his bachelor and master's degrees from Tulane University and his medical degree from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine at New Orleans. He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at Ochsner Medical Center, where he served as Chief Medical Resident. He completed training in hematology and medical oncology at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas, where he served as Chief Fellow for Resident Education and as overall Chief Fellow."

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Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Tulane University of Louisiana
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Ochsner Clin Found
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • M D Anderson Cancer Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Matrana has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Matrana's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Matrana to family and friends
3.8
based on 10 total reviews (5 with comments)

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Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Matrana's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (5)

Excellent cancer doctor. Dr. Matrana and his team are great. Very professional. He takes a lot of time with his patients. Lets you know they really care.
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Terrific doctor in every sense. Takes a ton of time with his patients. Great office staff. I am so glad I choose to come to this doctor.
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HORRIBLE "doctor". Passes his patients along to other doctors when he's done ruining their bodies. Shameful. Shouldn't be in this profession. RUN away FROM this "doctor".
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Absolutely wonderful doctor. I switched providers from another practice and have been so happy ever since. Dr. Matrana literally saved my life and I have recommended this doctor to several friends and family. God Bless him and his wonderful, caring staff.
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Totally disorganized and sloppy clerical staff and support staff Terrible and dishonest doctor Don't walk, run
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