William J Preau III MD

  • Anesthesiology Metairie, LA

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William J Preau III, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Metairie, LA, with other offices in Metairie, LA and Metairie, LA (and 2 other locations). Their specialties include Anesthesiology. William J Preau III is affiliated with Lakeview Regional Medical Center.

Specialties & Expertise

William J Preau III has the following 1 specialty.


Anesthesiologists are physicians who are trained to administer anesthetics, which are medicines used to block nerve sensation. Anesthesia can be either local to one specific part of a body, like a tooth, or regional to block feeling to a larger portion of the body, such as during an epidural for child birth. It can also be more general to block sensation to the entire body, resulting in unconsciousness.

Anesthesiologists assist in surgery by determining how much anesthesia is necessary and by monitoring the patient's level of responsiveness and vital signs throughout the procedure. The anesthesia specialist will also bring the patient out of anesthesia and then continue to monitor his or her vital signs post-operation.

Besides assisting in surgeries, anesthesiologists may also treat patients suffering from chronic pain.

Locations & Directions

3510 N Causeway Blvd
Metairie, LA 70002

4320 Houma Blvd
Metairie, LA 70006

3717 Houma Blvd
Metairie, LA 70006

67252 Industry Ln
Covington, LA 70433

120 Innwood Dr
Covington, LA 70433