Dr. Matthew Gaudet, MD

Dr. Matthew Gaudet, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 39
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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

Contact Information

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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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Gaudet performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

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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Dr. Gaudet's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gaudet "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 dual-certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gaudet "To provide consistent cutting edge and compassionate care to patients when they need it the most."

3  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Lung Transplant Surgery
  • Thoracic Oncology

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Achalasia
  • Adenocarcinoma
  • Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma
  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Benign Lung Tumor
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Bullous Lung Disease
  • Cancer
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Endodermal Sinus Tumors
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mesothelioma, Adult Malignant, Pleural
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pericardial Effusion
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Primary Hyperhidrosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Respiratory System Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thymomas
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Trachea Cancer
  • Tracheal Diseases and Disorders
  • Traumatic Hernia
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44  Procedures

  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
  • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Extrapleural Lung Removal
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Hyperhidrosis and Minimally Invasive Sympathectomy
  • Interventional Bronchoscopy and-or Esophagoscopy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Biopsy
  • 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
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Pleural Biopsy
  • Pleural Effusion and PleurX® Catheter Placement
  • Pleurodesis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • 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
  • Thymectomy
  • Tracheal Reconstruction
  • Tracheal Resection
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Thymectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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

Dr. Gaudet has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gaudet's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gaudet to family and friends
3 total reviews (2 have comments)

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Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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Dr. Gaudet's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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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