Matthew Gaudet, MD, FACS

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  • Dr. Matthew Gaudet was born and raised in New Orleans, LA and is an alumnus of Jesuit High School. He graduated from Louisiana State University with Honors, obtaining a Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences with a minor in Psychology. Dr. Gaudet received his Doctor of Medicine from Louisiana State University Medical School in Shreveport and went on to complete General Surgery training here at Ochsner Medical Center. He then completed a Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship at Duke University Hospital. Dr. Gaudet's interests include the minimally invasive treatment of lung and esophageal cancer, other benign and malignant diseases of the lung, esophagus, diaphragm, chest wall and mediastinum, as well as lung cancer screening, end-stage lung disease and lung transplantation. He is dual-certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons and the American College of Surgeons.

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