Dr. William Boedefeld, MD

Dr. William Boedefeld, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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Age 43
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Dr. William Boedefeld, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Baton Rouge, LA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Creighton University in 1999 and specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

7777 Hennessy Blvd Ste 1008

Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Boedefeld performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Thoracentesis
high
more than 84% of peers
Lung Surgery
normal
more than 79% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
normal
more than 74% of peers

Dr. Boedefeld's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Boedefeld "CVT Surgical Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is devoted to the surgical care of diseases of the heart, lungs, and blood vessels. Our practice is committed to providing the most advanced surgical treatment of heart, vascular and lung disorders."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

41  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
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53  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.

Education

  • Washington University, St Louis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Creighton University
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University of Alabama-Birmingham (UAB)
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University of Alabama-Birmingham (UAB)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University of Virginia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Boedefeld has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Boedefeld's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Boedefeld to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Boedefeld's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I chose Dr Bodefeld for valve replacement surgery because my brother had used him for by-pass surgery. He did a great with my surgery. When I had to have the surgery a second time in a couple of month's time, Dr. Boedefeld put me at ease. Doing the surgeries so close together has it's risks. ...more
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Dr. Boedefeld and his staff provide top notch care and compassion which give the patient such as myself the best overall experience. I had a failing aortic valve by Dr. Boedefeld and did a lot of reading before choosing him. He performed the operation flawlessly, and when I developed acute...more
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