Dr. Susan Gunn, MD

Dr. Susan Gunn, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Female • Age 45

  
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Dr. Susan Gunn, MD is a Pulmonologist in New Orleans, LA. Dr. Gunn has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Pulmonary Vascular Conditions, and Sleep-disordered Breathing than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with Ochsner Medical Center. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Gunn to book an appointment.


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Ochsner Medical Center

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(504) 266-0058
Ochsner Medical Center1514 Jefferson Hwy New Orleans, LA 70121
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Dr. Gunn accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Choice Plus POS II
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
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Practice Areas

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 94% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gunn treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Gunn treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Emphysema
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gunn treats Emphysema more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Gunn treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gunn treats Asthma more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Gunn treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Pulmonary Vascular Conditions

Pulmonary vascular specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting the flow of blood between the heart and lungs, including pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary embolism.Compare with other Pulmonary Vascular Conditions specialists.

Typically treats 71% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Pulmonary Embolism
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gunn treats Pulmonary Embolism more than 71% of their peers

Dr. Gunn treats this condition more than 71% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep-disordered Breathing specialists.

Typically treats 91% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gunn treats Sleep Disorders more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Gunn treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Sleep Apnea
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gunn treats Sleep Apnea more than 91% of their peers

Dr. Gunn treats this condition more than 91% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.Compare with other Interstitial Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 74% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gunn treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Gunn treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Emphysema
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gunn treats Emphysema more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Gunn treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gunn performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Gunn performs this procedure more than 87% of their peers

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Dr. Gunn's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Common Cold
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventilator Management
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Susan Gunn is a native New Orleanian and is a graduate of Louisiana State University Medical School.  She completed her internal medicine residency and pulmonary and critical care fellowship training at Louisiana State Health Sciences Center...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonology

Board Certifications

Education

LSUMC School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Fellowship Hospital
LSUMC School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Residency Hospital
LSUMC School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Internship Hospital
Louisiana State University School Of Medicine, New Orleans
Medical School

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Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)