Dr. Paul Spring, MD

Dr. Paul Spring, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(12)
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Dr. Paul Spring, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Metairie, LA. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 25 years. Read his story

4315 Houma Blvd Ste 401

Metairie, LA 70006

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Humana
  • PPO Plus
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 94% of peers
Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 92% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Dr. Spring's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Spring "OTHER EXPERIENCE Residency Program Director-Otolaryngology, U of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Associate Professor Director or Research-Otolaryngology, U of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Clinical Instructor-Otolaryngology, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System Chief of Otolaryngology, VA Medical Center, Lexington Kentucky Assistant Professor-Otolaryngology Surgery, U of Kentucky College of Medicine Clinical Instructor-Otolaryngology, VA Medical Center, Lexington, Kentucky Clinical Instructor-Head and Neck Surgery, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX HONORS/AWARDS Fellowship Research Award, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston TX Amgen Award in Basic Science, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston TX Teacher of the Year Award-Otolaryngology Head Neck Surgery Physician Scientist Award, U of Kentucky Arkansas Best Doctors "

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Spring ""Customizing treatment for each patient to achieve the highest quality of care.""
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery
  • Laryngology
  • Otolaryngic Allergy
  • Otology
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Rhinology
  • Sinus Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Sore Throat
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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.

Education

  • Ohio State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Tulane University Hospital and Clinics
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Tulane University Hospital and Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Univ Of Tex MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Faculty, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Head and Neck Surgery
    Other Education | Completed 2000
  • Faculty, University Of Kentucky College Of Medicine, Otolaryngology Head and Neck
    Other Education | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Spring has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Spring's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spring to family and friends
4.1
based on 12 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Spring's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I'm so blessed to have found such a talented surgeon.
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Lacombe, LA |
Great surgeon. He performed surgery to remove my thyroid that had a cancer nodule and many small nodules. Quick recovery and he had great bedside manners. I highly recommend him.
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New Orleans, LA |
Thanks so much for your excellent surgical skills! My life is much improved!
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Dr. Spring accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Humana
  • PPO Plus
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Spring has admitting privileges

East Jefferson General Hospital
4200 Houma Blvd
Metairie, LA 70006
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Tulane Medical Center
1415 Tulane Ave
New Orleans, LA 70112
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