Dr. Matthew Gaudet, MD

Thoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 38
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Dr. Matthew Gaudet, MD
Dr. Matthew Gaudet was born and raised in New Orleans, LA and is an alumnus of Jesuit High School. He graduated from Louisiana State University with Honors, obtaining a Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences with a minor in Psychology. Dr. Gaudet received his Doctor of Medicine from Louisiana State University Medical School in Shreveport and went on to complete General Surgery training here at Ochsner Medical Center. He then completed a Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship at Duke University Hospital. Dr. Gaudet's interests include the minimally invasive treatment of lung and esophageal cancer, other benign and malignant diseases of the lung, esophagus, diaphragm, chest wall and mediastinum, as well as lung cancer screening, end-stage lung disease and lung transplantation. He is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons.

1514 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121

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Dr. Matthew Gaudet, MD

Dr. Matthew Gaudet, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Always Care Benefits
  • American Lifecare
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Behavioral Health Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Galaxy Health Network
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Lung Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
high
more than 84% of peers
Lung Cancer
normal
more than 79% of peers

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Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Lung Transplant Surgery
  • Thoracic Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achalasia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Lung Tumor
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bullous Lung Disease
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Mesothelioma, Adult Malignant, Pleural
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Primary Hyperhidrosis
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Septal Defect
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Trachea Cancer
  • Tracheal Diseases and Disorders
  • Urinary Disorders

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Procedures

  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Extrapleural Lung Removal
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hyperhidrosis and Minimally Invasive Sympathectomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lung Transplant
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE)
  • Minimally Invasive Resection of Mediastinal Tumor
  • Minimally Invasive Thymectomy
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Pleural Effusion and PleurX® Catheter Placement
  • Pleurodesis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
  • Robotic Surgery, Thoracic
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Stenting Procedures of the Airway (Trachea) and Esophagus
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Background Check

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Education

  • Louisiana State Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Ochsner Clin Fdn Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Ochsner Clin Fdn Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Duke University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Gaudet's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gaudet to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)

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4.9
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Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
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Dr gaudet is an excellent doctor. He explains the procedures very well and in layman terms. He is very concerned and experienced. I will highly recommend him and his staff.
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Dr. Gaudet accepts 31 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Behavioral Health
  • Always Care Benefits
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  • American Lifecare
    American Lifecare PPO
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
  • Behavioral Health Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
  • Cigna
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    Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
    Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
  • Employers Health Network
    Employers Health Network PPO
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
    Evolutions Healthcare Systems PPO
  • EyeMed Vision Care
    EyePrefer Essential Plan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Galaxy Health Network
    Galaxy Health Network PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Gilsbar 360
  • Health Payors Organization
    Health Payors Organization PPO
  • HealthSmart
    HealthSmart PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • LACare
  • Louisiana Healthcare Connections
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Preferred Provider Network
    National Preferred Provider Network PPO
  • PPO Plus
    PPO Plus PPO
  • Prime Health Services
  • Provider Networks of America
    ProNet PPO
  • Spectera
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
    Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
  • United Healthcare
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  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • USA Managed Care Organization

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Hospitals where Dr. Gaudet has admitting privileges

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Ochsner Medical Center
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