Dr. Elmer Dunbar, MD

Dr. Elmer Dunbar, MD

Anesthesiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Elmer Dunbar, MD is an anesthesiology specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Louisville School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in anesthesiology and pain medicine anesthesiology.Read his story

3841 Ruckriegel Pkwy Ste 104

Louisville, KY 40299

Contact Information

(502) 791-8700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Dunbar's Experience

Dr. Dunbar's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Anesthesiology
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Dunbar's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Dunbar "Dr. Elmer E. Dunbar is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Anesthesiology at the University of Cincinnati. He has served on multiple hospital committees and has been President of the Kentucky Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and the Kentucky Society of Anesthesiology. Dr. Dunbar is a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology with specialty certifications in Pain Medicine. He also holds certification by the American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians, the American Academy of Pain Management and is a Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice of the World Institute of Pain."

2  Specialties

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

20  Conditions Treated

20  Procedures

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.


  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Of Louisville
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • University Cincinnati
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University Of Louisville
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dunbar has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dunbar's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dunbar to family and friends
26 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

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Dr. Dunbar's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I've known Dr. Dunbar for 10yrs. and his care of me was NOTHING less than EXCELLENT. And I enjoyed his staff, they were as supportive as he was...thanks again Dr. Dunbar and Staff!!
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Dr Dunbar is the worst physician I've ever met. As a paramedic for over 20 years, I was referred to him for cervical epidurals. The first was uneventful, however the second hospitalized me for 5 days. Dr Dunbar somehow injected air into my cerebral spinal fluid and air emboli traveled to my brain....more
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This office does not prescribe pain medicine the first visit and they make you wait two weeks for any kind of relief. Staff is rude, there is no compassion.
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My husband has been a patient of his for about 20 years. He is rude, uncaring and will not listen to you. He has lied in his medical records numerous times. When my husband told him he wanted to be weaned off of the pain medicine, the doc got mad and said he can't stop taking it. My husband used to...more
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