Dr. Tommy Fudge, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery •  Male • Age 72
  
Dr. Fudge

Heart/Vascular Center Thibodaux

604 N Acadia Rd Ste 409 Thibodaux, LA 70301

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(985) 449-4670

Dr. Tommy Fudge, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Thibodaux, LA and has over 47 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Tennessee College of Medicine medical school in 1973. He is affiliated with Thibodaux Regional Medical Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Fudge to book an appointment.


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Dr. Fudge accepts the following insurance:

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Background Check

1 board action Found
  • Substance Abuse (10/10/2016)View details
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Dr. Fudge's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Vascular Disease
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Dr. Fudge treats Vascular Disease more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Fudge treats this condition more than 68% of his peers

Heart Surgery
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Dr. Fudge performs Heart Surgery more than 48% of his peers

Dr. Fudge performs this procedure more than 48% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
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Dr. Fudge treats Pulmonary Disease more than 38% of his peers

Dr. Fudge treats this condition more than 38% of his peers

Dr. Fudge's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fracture
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Fudge is the best. He performed triple by-pass surgery on me and we were very pleased with every aspect of the surgery: before, during and after. His calm and humble demeanor kept us at ease for the duration of my care under him. I would recommend Dr. Fudge to anyone.
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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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Biography

Dr. Tommy Fudge, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Thibodaux, LA and has over 47 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Tennessee College of Medicine medical school in 1973. He is affiliated with Thibodaux Regional Medical Center. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Fudge to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

Ochsner Med Fdn
Internship Hospital
1980
Ochsner Med Fdn
Residency Hospital
1973
University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Medical School

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  • Does Dr. Fudge offer weekend visits?

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  • Does Dr. Fudge offer evening visits?

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Locations

Heart/Vascular Center Thibodaux

Gaddis Kenneth A MD604 N Acadia Rd Ste 409 Thibodaux, LA 70301
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Cardiovascular Institute of the South

Cardiovascular Institute of the South225 Dunn St Houma, LA 70360
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Thibodaux Regional Medical Center

Thibodaux, LA

81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)