Dr. Paul Houle, MD

Dr. Paul Houle, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Paul Houle, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Hyannis, MA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in neurosurgery.

46 North St Ste 4

Hyannis, MA 02601

Contact Information

(508) 771-0006

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Guardian
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
more than 96% of peers
Pathological Spine Fracture
very high
more than 96% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
more than 91% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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20  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Colby College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Medical College Of Georgia
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Paul Houle, MD
I had LumbarMicrodecompresdion surgery by Dr. Paul Houle this past March 2017. Several months have passed now and I am hoping any who read this will clearly understand that my experience with Dr. Houle and his staff was exceptional! Everyday I note something that I can do that was not possible...Read More
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Jean c. Taber in Barnstable,Ma – Dec 04, 2017
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I just had a visit with the PA and I was very disappointed in her she was in too much of a rush I would tell her things and she would just yes me she rushed me out the door so fast that she forgot to make a follow up appointment she ended up calling me on my cell on the ride home very...Read More
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Michael Sullivan in East Falmouth, MA – Sep 23, 2017
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Dr Houle was fantastic. I was very frustrated with the pain that I had radiating down my left arm for over four months. We tried other non invasive methods but it was finally determined that I needed surgery. I had Cervical Arthroplasty (cervical disk replacement), and it was by far the best...Read More
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Jeff in Pollitt – Aug 27, 2017
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When my L3-4 disc sent shards into my spinal nerve, I was in increasingly difficult pain. It took over 3 weeks from my first call to my first appointment. Once in Dr. Houle's office, I was very impressed with his staff and with the doctor himself. Once he saw me and read my MRI, he scheduled me...Read More
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Rev. L. Brown in Centerville, MA – Aug 24, 2017
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The surgery was carefully and clearly described, the procedure went and planned and the results are amazing. The case was very well managed at all stages and the team was well organized and efficient. I would recommend this doctor and staff without reservation and I speak with the experience of...Read More
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Richard Williams in Chilmark, MA. – Jul 19, 2017
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