Dr. Tommy Lester Fudge MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Tommy Fudge is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Thibodaux, Louisiana and is affiliated with Thibodaux Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Tennessee College of Medicine and has been in practice for 41 years. Dr. Fudge accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 2 doctors at Thibodaux Regional Medical Center who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Thibodaux Regional Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Residency, General Surgery, 1974–1974

University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Class of 1973

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 35 years in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified 13 years in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

LA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Percutaneous repair or surgery for mitral regurgitation.
Feldman, T., Foster, E., Glower, D. D., Glower, D. G., Kar, S., Rinaldi, M. J., Fail, P. S., Smalling, R. W., Siegel, R., Rose, G. A., Engeron, E., Loghin, C., Trento, A., Skipper, E. R., Fudge, T., Letsou, G. V., Massaro, J. M., Mauri, L.

Adjunctive transmyocardial revascularization: five-year follow-up of a prospective, randomized trial.
Allen, K.B., Dowling, R.D., Schuch, D.R., Pfeffer, T.A., Marra, S., Lefrak, E.A., Fudge, T.L., Mostovych, M., Szentpetery, S., Saha, S.P., Murphy, D., Dennis, H.

Transmyocardial revascularization: 5-year follow-up of a prospective, randomized multicenter trial.
Allen, K.B., Dowling, R.D., Angell, W.W., Gangahar, D.M., Fudge, T.L., Richenbacher, W., Selinger, S.L., Petracek, M.R., Murphy, D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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