Dr. Tommy Fudge, MD
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Dr. Tommy Fudge, MD

Cardiac Surgery | Male

(985) 876-0300

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Dr. Fudge specializes in Cardiac Surgery and practices in Houma, LA. He practices at 2 locations.

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    • Substance Abuse
    • Action Taken:Probation
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  • Internship Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Humana
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    • MultiPlan
    • UnitedHealthCare
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    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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    • How well provider listens and answers questions
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    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Dr. Fudge's Office & Staff
    • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Dr. Fudge provides detail explanation of procedure in advance and shares realistic expectations of what to expect during post surgery recovery. Dr. Fudge's confidence serves to reduce the fear and anxiety of the patient facing major surgery. Dr. Fudge saved my life!
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    Specialties

    • Cardiac Surgery

    Board Certifications

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    • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Aneurysm
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Stenosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
    • Arrhythmias
    • Atrial Fibrillation
    • Atrial Flutter
    • Cancer
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Heart Defects
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Empyema
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Lung Cancer
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
    • Mitral Valve Stenosis
    • Pericardial Disease
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Septal Defect
    • Thrombosis
    • Vascular Disease

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
    • Aortic Valve Surgery
    • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
    • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
    • Heart Surgery
    • Lobectomy, Open
    • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
    • Lung Surgery
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mitral Valve Surgery
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
    • Thoracentesis
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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      Sanction

      Dr. Fudge has received 1 sanction

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      • Substance Abuse  (10/17/2011)
      • Action Taken: Probation
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      • State: Louisiana
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      Board Actions

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    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1973

    • Internship Hospital
      Ochsner Med Fdn
    • Residency Hospital
      Ochsner Med Fdn

      Completed in 1980

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors

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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • French
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Fudge's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
    • Board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
    • Sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Fudge's Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Fudge

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients