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Specializes in Neurology • Male • Age 56

120 Meadowcrest St Ste 130
Gretna, LA 70056
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Dr. Puente's Experience

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Dr. Puente's Specialties

  • Neurology

Procedures Dr. Puente Performs

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)

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Hospital Quality

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West Jefferson Medical Center
1101 Medical Center Blvd
Marrero, LA 70072

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
120 Meadowcrest St Ste 130
Gretna, LA 70056
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    Dr. Puente's Experience

    Specialties

    • Neurology

    Board Certifications

    • Neurology
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    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
    • EMG (Electromyography)
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    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Ataxia
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Injury
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Concussion
    • Convulsions
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Dementia
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Diplopia
    • Dystonia
    • Epilepsy
    • Essential Tremor
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
    • Insomnia
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Migraine
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
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    • Myasthenia Gravis
    • Myelopathy
    • Myoclonus
    • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Nystagmus
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Polymyositis
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Stroke
    • Syncope
    • Tourette's Syndrome
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Tremor
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vertigo
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1984

    Internship Hospital

    Ochsner Fdn
    Complete in 1985

    Residency Hospital

    University Tex Sw
    Complete in 1988
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Puente & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Puente's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

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    2.4 out of 5

    Dr. Puente's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    2.6 out of 5

    7 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    2.9 out of 5

    7 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    2.7 out of 5

    7 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Puente

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    2.6 out of 5

    8 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    2.6 out of 5

    8 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    2.5 out of 5

    8 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    2.5 out of 5

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    Is Dr. Puente accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    120 Meadowcrest St Ste 130
    Gretna, LA 70056
    (504) 340-6976 (Office)
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