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Dr. Matthew Gaudet, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male · Age 40

Dr. Gaudet

Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, LA

1514 Jefferson Hwy New Orleans, LA 70121

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Dr. Matthew Gaudet, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School Of Medicine in 2006 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, thoracic oncology, and more.

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Dr Gaudet perform surgery on my husband’s collapsed lung and when I tell you he’s the best doctor. He’s young and very smart. He explained every detail to me after the surgery. He made my husband feel special and I immediately gained confidence in this awesome doctor. If only there were more doctors like Dr M Gaudet. He’s so caring and shows genuine concern. Thank you Dr. Gaudet for being one awesome guy!
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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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About Me

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


  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Lung Transplant Surgery
  • Thoracic Oncology

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular 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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(504) 842-3966

Dr. Gaudet accepts the following insurance:

Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
Aetna POS
Aetna 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) 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 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 POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
USA Managed Care Organization

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Dr. Gaudet's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Lung Surgery
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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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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:

  • Achalasia
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Airway Reconstruction Surgery
  • Airway Stenting
  • Airway Surgery
  • All Lymphoma
  • Benign Lung Tumor
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Bullous Lung Disease
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair, Open
  • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer Resection
  • Esophageal Dilatation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Stenting
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • 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
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lobectomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer Treatment
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lung Transplant
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery (LVRS)
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Mediastinal Endodermal Sinus Tumors
  • Mediastinal Surgery
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Mediastinal Tumors and Minimally Invasive Resection
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Mesothelioma, Adult Malignant, Pleural
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE)
  • Minimally Invasive Mediastinal Tumor Surgery With Robotic Assistance
  • Minimally Invasive Resection of Mediastinal Tumor
  • Minimally Invasive Thymectomy
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Nerve Biopsy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Biopsy
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pleural Effusion and PleurX® Catheter Placement
  • Pleural Evacuation
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pleurodesis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hyperhidrosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
  • Robotic Surgery, Thoracic
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Segmentectomy
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stenting Procedures of the Airway (Trachea) and Esophagus
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thoracoscopic Drainage of Pleural Cavity With Robotic Assistance
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thymectomy
  • Thymomas
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Trachea Cancer
  • Tracheal Diseases and Disorders
  • Tracheal Reconstruction
  • Tracheal Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transbronchial Lung Biopsy
  • Traumatic Hernia
  • Treatment of Airway Obstruction
  • 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