Dr. Rodney Landreneau, MD

Dr. Rodney Landreneau, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Rodney Landreneau, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Kittanning, PA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1978 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

600 Medical Arts Bldg Ste 660

Kittanning, PA 16201

Contact Information

(724) 548-3813

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
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Top Care Areas

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Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 97% of peers
more than 61% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 52% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Landreneau "Dr. Rodney J. Landreneau is a leading thoracic oncologic clinical investigator with the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG) and a leading member of the "Alliance" Cancer Cooperative Group, which is the amalgamation of the previous national cancer groups (ACOSOG, CAL-GB and NCCTG). He has written over 350 clinical journal articles on minimally invasive surgery, lung cancer and other thoracic oncologic topics. Dr. Landreneau is board certified in thoracic surgery and cardiovascular surgery. A native of South Louisiana, he received his undergraduate degree from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. Dr. Landreneau completed his medical education at Louisiana State University Medical School in New Orleans, where he graduated with honors and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. Dr. Landreneau completed residency in general surgery at the University of Texas-Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, and completed residency in thoracic surgery at the Unviersity of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Dr. Landreneau is a member of the American Surgical Association, the American Association for Thoracic Surgery, the Amercian College of Chest Physicians, the Society of Surgical Oncology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology."
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1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

34  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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18  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Regents Of The University Of Michigan/umh
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Landreneau has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Landreneau's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Landreneau to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Landreneau's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Do not select this Dr. He let a resident do my entire, rare surgery to remove a baseball sized teratoma lodged between my heart and lung. Dr. supervised but did not participate. Result: my left phrenic nerve was severed resulting in paralysis of my left diaphragm & lifelong, debilitating shortness...more
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PLEASE AVOID THIS DOCTOR! Performed surgery on my daughter that should never have been done(she had super low iron,thyroid and body mass index levels in addition to an ABNORMAL EKG!) Pre-surgery MRI's and nerve conduction tests showed surgery was not needed. He performed a lung procedure that was...more
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Dr Landreneau performed radical surgery on my Father for mesothelioma. An oncologist told my father he could be debilitated from the surgery but Dr Landreneau sold him on the potential of a great outcome and a possible cure. Following the surgery, Dr Landreneau never even came to see my mother in...more
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I was diagnosed with esophageal cancer and Dr. Landreneau performed the surgery. Even though I asked questions on the procedure and aftercare, Dr. Landreneau assured me that I would be out of the hospital and eating after 10 days. This was not the case. Everything that could go wrong went wrong. I...more
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