Dr. Paul Hubbell III, MD

Dr. Paul Hubbell III, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
63 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Paul Hubbell III, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in pain medicine.Read his story

Southern Pain and Neurological

3348 W Esplanade Ave S Ste A

Metairie, LA 70002
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • Peoples Health
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 97% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Hubbell III's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Hubbell III's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hubbell III "Paul J. Hubbell, III, M.D., D.D.S. graduated from L.S.U. Dental School and Practiced General Dentistry until 1983 when an auto accident caused him to retire from active practice due to a back injury. Then Dr. Hubbell furthered his education by completing an Anesthesiology Residency at Boston City Hospital/Boston University Combined Program as one of about 250 Dentists trained in Anesthesiology Residency alongside of Medical Doctors in the United States. Upon Completion of this residency, Dr. Hubbell became a Clinical Instructor of Anesthesiology for Boston University Medical School. In 1984, while training with medical and dental postgraduate residents in Anesthesiology, Dr. Hubbell and another Dentist Anesthesiologist at Boston City Hospital started the second Pain Clinic in Boston, which was also one of the first Pain Clinics in the nation. In 1987 Dr. Hubbell entered Creighton University Medical School in Omaha, Nebraska, where he finished Cum Laude. On completion of medical school, Dr. Hubbell was a Preliminary Year Surgical Intern at the V.A. Hospital, Des Moines, Iowa. Then Dr. Hubbell completed a three year Anesthesiology Residency with emphasis on Pain Management at Mayo Graduate school of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota. For the past 25 years, Dr. Hubbell has provided pain management services to hospitals and clinics throughout southern Louisiana, including in private practice at Southern Pain & Anesthesia Consultants in Lafayette, Metairie, Covington, Slidell, Marrero, and Baton Rouge. Dr. Hubbell is a diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology with added qualification in Pain Management and is also a diplomat of the American Board of Pain Medicine. He is also a diplomat of the American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians. He is one of only 4 physicians in Louisiana that is an International Fellow of Interventional Pain. He has written on topics related to his field and authored chapters in Anesthesiology and Pain textbooks. He is also a Cadaver Lab Instructor for Interventional Pain Procedures for the American Society of Interventional Pain Practitioners. His duties have also included serving as an investigator in clinical trials that focused on pain care technologies. Dr. Hubbell is the President of the Louisiana Society of Interventional Pain Practitioners and has been appointed to the Medical Advisory Committee of Louisiana Workers Compensation Advisory Committee. He also serves on the Joint Interprofessional Committee of the Louisiana Bar Association and the Louisiana Medical Association. He remains an advocate for Pain issues throughout state and Federal government as well."
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1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

41  Conditions Treated

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7  Procedures

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.


  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Mayo Grad School Med/mayo Fndn
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Vet Affairs Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
  • Sickle Cell Anemia; Anesthetic Implications, 1991
  • Ilioinguinal, Iliohypogastric and Pudendal Nerve Blocks, 2015
  • Sickle Cell Anemia; Anesthetic Implications, 1991
  • Ilioinguinal, Iliohypogastric and Pudendal Nerve Blocks, 2015
  • Cancer Pain Management, Third Annual Cancer Update, 1996, 1996
  • Cancer Pain Management, Third Annual Cancer Update, 1996, 1996
  • Cancer Pain Management, Third Annual Cancer Update, 1996, 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of General Dentistry, Member
  • American Academy of Pain Medicine, Member
  • American Medical Association, Member
  • American Neuromodulation Society, Member
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists, Member
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Practice, Member
  • Jefferson Parish Medical Society, Member
  • Louisiana Society of Anesthesiologists, Member
  • Louisiana State Medical Society, Member

Dr. Hubbell III's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hubbell III to family and friends
13 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Hubbell III'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
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