Dr. Kelly Babineaux, MD

Dr. Kelly Babineaux, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 41
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Dr. Kelly Babineaux, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 8 years. She graduated from Louisiana State University / School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 2003 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, plastic surgery of the hand, and more.

3601 Houma Blvd Ste 302

Metairie, LA 70006

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas


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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 89% of peers
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
more than 90% of peers
Hand Fracture
more than 90% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Babineaux "Comprehensive care of the hand surgical patient"


  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hand Neuropathy
  • Hand Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture


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  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Elbow Microvascular Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Joint Drainage
  • Neuroplasty
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement
  • Wrist Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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.


  • Louisiana State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • Louisiana State University / School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Yale Med Sch/Yale New Haven Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Babineaux has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Babineaux's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Babineaux to family and friends
based on 12 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Babineaux's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Horrible bedside manner. Insulting and rude. Doesn't care about the outcome of her surgery. Just doing them . left me in pain because I refused to allow her to insult me.
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in New Orleans la
Excellent surgeon very patient explained procedure answered all my questions checked on me after surgery very caring and compassionate would recommend her to anyone that needs an excellent hand surgeon
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in New Orleans, La
Dr. Babineaux was courteous, professional and empathetic. The wait time was not long at all compared to other Doctors I have been to. The injection was not painful and it worked great! Dr. Babineaux was fast and efficient. I would highly recommend Dr. Babineaux to all my family and friends. ...more
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in New Orleans, LA
Does not respond to emails. Sends interns to evaluate, diagnose, and communicate with patients. I have visited her office twice and she didn't even deign to come in for a minute to speak with me. I had to liaise with the resident like a second-class patient. It's clear they are overworked and...more
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in Mandeville, LA
I would recommend Doctor Babineaux to everyone. I cut my tendon in August 2016. I had surgery on August 25,2016. Dr. Babineaux helped me understand my situation, was up front about the treatment. I go to psychical therapy twice a week. My hand is still improving and I still continue to see her. I ...more
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