Dr. Paul McFadden, MD

Dr. Paul McFadden, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 72
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Dr. Paul McFadden, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.

1520 San Pablo St Ste 4300

Los Angeles, CA 90033

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. McFadden's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lung Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. McFadden performs Lung Surgery more than 79% of his peers

Dr. McFadden performs this procedure more than 79% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. McFadden treats Pulmonary Disease more than 71% of his peers

Dr. McFadden treats this condition more than 71% of his peers

Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. McFadden performs Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection more than 52% of his peers

Dr. McFadden performs this procedure more than 52% of his peers

Dr. McFadden's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic
Aortic Ectasia
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Septal Defect
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Carotid Artery Disease
Congenital Heart Defects
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Dissecting Aneurysm
Empyema
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagostomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
False Aneurysm
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lung Transplant
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Segmentectomy, Open
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Reconstruction
Tracheal Resection
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

In my cardiothoracic surgery practice, the patient and their family come first.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1981
    Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation
    Residency Hospital
    1981
  • 1979
    Tulane University Charity Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1979
  • 1975
    Tulane University Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1975
  • 1974
    Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1974
  • 1968
    Louisiana State Univ
    Undergraduate School
    1968

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. McFadden's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. McFadden

3.8

Based on 9 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
11.11111111111111%
(1)
1 Star
22.22222222222222%
(2)

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Average Wait Time
  • 16 – 30 minutes
Dr. McFadden's Performance
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  • Staff friendliness
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Dr. McFadden is amazing! Then we decided to call USC and ask for a 2nd opinion b/c the current surgeon in Anaheim was horrible. The Keck USC medical staff, so helpful! We quickly got an appt the following week. I went with my mom to see Dr. McFadden. What makes Dr. McFadden amazing? 1. He...Read More
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Dr. McFadden and his CardioThoracic team saved my husband's life! He was willing to take my husband's case after we were rejected by 3 other top hospitals in California. His diagnosis was rare and the procedures quite complicated. We owe a debt to him that we can never repay.
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Explains everything so I could understand what the procedure was. The best bedside manor of any dr I have ever dealt with.
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test
Health Net of California
Large Group PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Options PPO
WellPoint

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Keck Hospital of USC

Los Angeles, CA