Dr. Matthew Gaudet, MD

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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.

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      EXCELLENT
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      EXCELLENT
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      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
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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. 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.

    Dr. Gaudet's Care Philosophy

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

    Dr. Gaudet's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Thoracic Surgery
    •  Board certified in General Surgery
    •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Achalasia
    • Benign Lung Tumor
    • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
    • Bullous Lung Disease
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Stricture
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Mesothelioma, Adult Malignant, Pleural
    • Myasthenia Gravis
    • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
    • Pleura Cancer
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Primary Hyperhidrosis
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Small Cell Lung Cancer
    • Thymomas
    • Trachea Cancer
    • Tracheal Diseases and Disorders

    Education

    • Medical School
      Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 2006

    • Internship Hospital
      Ochsner Clin Fdn Hosp

      Completed in 2007

    • Residency Hospital
      Ochsner Clin Fdn Hosp

      Completed in 2012

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Duke University

      Completed in 2015

    • Undergraduate School
      Louisiana State Univ

      Graduated in 2001

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Thoracic Surgery
    • Lung Transplant Surgery
    • Thoracic Oncology

    Procedures Performed

    • Acid Reflux Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
    • Extrapleural Lung Removal
    • Hyperhidrosis and Minimally Invasive Sympathectomy
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Surgery
    • Mediastinoscopy
    • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE)
    • Minimally Invasive Resection of Mediastinal Tumor
    • Minimally Invasive Thymectomy
    • Pleural Effusion and PleurX® Catheter Placement
    • Pleurodesis
    • Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
    • Robotic Surgery, Thoracic
    • Segmentectomy, Open
    • Stenting Procedures of the Airway (Trachea) and Esophagus
    • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
    • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy