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

(323) 442-5849

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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Top Care Areas

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Lung Surgery
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more than 76% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
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more than 71% of peers
Esophageal Diseases
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more than 62% of peers

Dr. McFadden's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McFadden "In my cardiothoracic surgery practice, the patient and their family come first."

1  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

34  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • False Aneurysm
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
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31  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Louisiana State Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1968
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Tulane University Charity Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Tulane University Charity Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation Hospital
    Other Education | Completed 1981
  • General Surgery Training At Charity Hospital At New Orleans
    Other Education | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McFadden has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McFadden's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. McFadden to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. McFadden's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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...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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