Dr. Michael Townsend, MD

Dr. Michael Townsend, MD

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Acute Care Surgery  ·  
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61 y/o
(7)

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Dr. Michael Townsend, MD is an acute care surgery specialist in New Orleans, LA and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in acute care surgery, critical care medicine, and more.Read his story

Ochsner Medical Center

1514 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Behavioral Health Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Dr. Townsend's Experience

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Dr. Townsend's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Acute Care Surgery
  • Board certified in Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Townsend's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Townsend "Dr. Townsend earned his medical degree from The Ohio State University. He then completed his surgical internship, residency and fellowship at Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Townsend is board certified in Surgery and holds a certificate of added qualifications in Surgical Critical Care. His areas of expertise include general and gastrointestinal surgery, trauma, critical care, surgical infections and intraabdominal sepsis."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Townsend "Respectful, Outstanding Surgical Care "

3  Specialties

  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

6  Conditions Treated

14  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Colon Surgery
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lipomas Sebacious Cyst Removal
  • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Re-Operative Surgery
  • Splenectomy
  • Tracheostomy
  • Tube Feeding

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Xavier University Ohio
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Case Western University Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Townsend has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Townsend's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Townsend to family and friends
7 total reviews

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4.7
based on 56 total reviews (30 with comments)
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Dr. Townsend'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

    Under 10 minutes
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