Dr. Michael Brothers, MD

Dr. Michael Brothers, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. Michael Brothers, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine 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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Dr. Brothers' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brothers performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Brothers performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Lung Surgery
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brothers performs Lung Surgery more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Brothers performs this procedure more than 88% of his peers

Lung Cancer
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Brothers treats Lung Cancer more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Brothers treats this condition more than 88% 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

Dr. Brothers' conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagomyotomy
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Brothers, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in thoracic surgery and cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1981
Parkland Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital
1979
St Josephs Affil Hospital
Residency Hospital
1976
University Colo Med Center Affil Hospital
Internship Hospital
1974
University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1981
1979
1976
1974

Awards

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Brothers

4.6

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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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Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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