Dr. Matthew Gaudet, MD

Dr. Matthew Gaudet, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Matthew Gaudet, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School of Medicine in 2006 and specializes in thoracic surgery, thoracic oncology, and more.Read his story

1514 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121

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Insurance Accepted

  • 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
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Dr. Gaudet's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lung Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaudet performs Lung Surgery more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Gaudet performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Lung Cancer
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaudet treats Lung Cancer more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Gaudet treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
Pulmonary Disease

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gaudet treats Pulmonary Disease more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Gaudet treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Gaudet's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Acid Reflux Surgery
Acute Leukemia
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
All Lymphoma
Benign Lung Tumor
Benign Tumor
Bone Cancer
Brain Disorders
Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
Bronchogenic Carcinoma
Bullous Lung Disease
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
Congenital Heart Disease
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Stricture
Esophageal Surgery
Extrapleural Lung Removal
Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Hernia Repair
Hiatal Hernia
Hodgkin's Disease
Hyperhidrosis and Minimally Invasive Sympathectomy
Interventional Bronchoscopy and-or Esophagoscopy
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Biopsy
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lung Transplant
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphoma, Large-Cell
Mediastinal Endodermal Sinus Tumors
Mediastinal Tumors
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mesothelioma, Adult Malignant, Pleural
Metastatic Cancer
Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE)
Minimally Invasive Resection of Mediastinal Tumor
Minimally Invasive Thymectomy
Multiple Myeloma
Myasthenia Gravis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Ovarian Cancer
Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
Percutaneous Tracheostomy
Pericardial Effusion
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Biopsy
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Pleural Effusion and PleurX® Catheter Placement
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Port Removal
Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
Primary Hyperhidrosis
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Respiratory System Cancer
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Robotic Surgery, Thoracic
Secondary Malignancies
Segmentectomy, Open
Small Cell Lung Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Stenting Procedures of the Airway (Trachea) and Esophagus
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Thoracic Cancer
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thymus Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Trachea Cancer
Tracheal Diseases and Disorders
Tracheal Reconstruction
Tracheal Resection
Tracheal Surgery
Traumatic Hernia
Uterine Cancer
Uterine Diseases
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

To provide consistent cutting edge and compassionate care to patients when they need it the most.


  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Lung Transplant Surgery
  • Thoracic Oncology

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery


Duke University
Fellowship Hospital
Ochsner Clin Fdn Hosp
Residency Hospital
Ochsner Clin Fdn Hosp
Internship Hospital
Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School of Medicine
Medical School
Louisiana State Univ
Undergraduate School


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What People Say About Dr. Matthew Gaudet, MD
Dr Gaudet is the most caring down to earth doctor. He went out of his way to help us with any thing we ask or needed, even after treatment. I would most certainly recommend Dr Gaudet to anyone.
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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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Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
Aetna Test POS
Aetna Test PPO
Behavioral Health
Always Care Benefits
Standard Plan
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 HMO
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) Test 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 PPO
Choice Care PPO
Louisiana Healthcare Connections
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
National Preferred Provider Network
National Preferred Provider Network PPO
PPO Plus
Prime Health Services
Provider Networks of America
ProNet PPO
Three Rivers Provider Network
Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
United Healthcare
Optum Behavioral Health
United Healthcare Community Plan
Choice Plus Test POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
USA Managed Care Organization