Dr. Michael C. Townsend, MD

Dr. Michael C. Townsend, MD

General Surgery | Male | 59 years old

Ochsner Medical Center
1514 Jefferson Hwy
New Orleans, LA 70121 Get Directions
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Dr. Townsend specializes in General Surgery and practices in New Orleans, LA. He practices at 1 location.

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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 General Surgery
  •  Board certified in Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery

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Education

  • Medical School
    Ohio State University College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Residency Hospital
    Case Western University Hospitals
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

    Completed in 1989

  • Undergraduate School
    Xavier University Ohio

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Critical Care Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • 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