Dr. Michael Brothers, MD

Dr. Michael Brothers, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 68
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Dr. Michael Brothers, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Univ Of Nc Chapel Hill Sch Of Med in 1974 and specializes in thoracic surgery and cardiac surgery.

4228 Houma Blvd Ste 300

Metairie, LA 70006

Contact Information

(504) 454-2222

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Atrial Flutter
very high
more than 90% of peers
Lung Surgery
high
more than 85% of peers
Heart Disease
high
more than 85% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

38  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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36  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • Univ Of Nc Chapel Hill Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • University Colo Med Center Affil Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Parkland Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • St Josephs Affil Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Brothers has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brothers' Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brothers to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Brothers' 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)

Ok he is a hero. He saved my dad's life from lung cancer and it was not an easy surgery. But he did a great job, but also he was compassionate, caring, patient, and thorough. And honest. A superstar.
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HE FULLY EXPLAINS VATS SURGERY & EXHIBITS CONFIDENCE THAT EXTENDS TO HIS PATIENT.
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