Dr. Stephen Spindel, MD

Dr. Stephen Spindel, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 34
Dr. Stephen Spindel, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in New Orleans, LA. He graduated from Louisiana State University / School of Medicine In New Orleans and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.Read his story

1514 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121

Contact Information

(504) 842-3966

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Spindel

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you.

Dr. Spindel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Spindel "Dr. Stephen Spindel served eight years in the Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard and graduated as an Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society member from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Afterwards, he completed an integrated residency fellowship in cardiothoracic surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. During this time, he trained under his mentor and the world leader in mitral valve repair surgery, taking part in over 350 mitral repair cases. He also spent years training with the leaders of aortic surgery, focusing on valve-sparing aortic root replacement, aortic arch replacement, and the Ross procedure. At Ochsner Medical Center, he specializes in mitral valve repair, particularly through a small three inch incision, in addition to aortic valve and root operations. He also performs coronary bypass surgery and is an active heart and lung transplantation surgeon. Dr. Spindel is a New Orleans native and when he's not operating, he enjoys exercising as well as fishing with his family."
Read Less

1  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Spindel does not have any board certifications listed.

26  Conditions Treated

  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Root Dilation
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Myxoma
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tricuspid Valve Incompetence
  • Tricuspid Valve Stenosis

9  Procedures

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.


  • Tulane
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Louisiana State University / School of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Spindel has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Spindel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Spindel does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Spindel and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Spindel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Spindel


Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Star

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Spindel?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Spindel's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Stephen Spindel, MD
RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
Dr. Spindel is an excellent surgeon and a caring person. He repaired my mitral valve and I had a great outcome. He took time to visit me multiple times daily to make sure everything was going well. I cannot be happy enough to have him as my doctor.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Stephen Spindel, MD?
Doctor is very knowledgeable and made me feel at ease with my surgery. I had a great surgical outcome and I’m glad that I chose to have it done at Ochsner with Dr. Spindel.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Stephen Spindel, MD?
He is a great surgeon with amazing bedside manner. He takes the time to listen any time I had a question and explained things very thoroughly.
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option3
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Stephen Spindel, MD?

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Spindel?