Dr. Ben Muneta, MD

Family Medicine  |  
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Age 66
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Dr. Ben Muneta, MD
Dr. Ben Muneta, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Albuquerque, NM. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 37 years. Dr. Muneta is affiliated with Lovelace Westside Hospital.

3309 Juan Tabo Blvd NE Ste C

Albuquerque, NM 87111

Contact Information

(505) 554-1786

Dr. Ben Muneta, MD

Dr. Ben Muneta, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Lovelace Health Plan
  • Medicaid
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Muneta's Experience

Dr. Muneta's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Muneta "Juan Tabo Family Medicine is a primary care clinic committed to providing each patient with an exceptional level of care and attention. We are physician owned and operated. Our staff works together to provide a high level of quality care in preventative and primary care medicine for the entire family. We take pride in providing a personalized service paying close attention to each patient's individual needs."


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  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Dr. Muneta does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Canker Sore
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dehydration
  • Depression
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Insomnia
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Migraine
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overweight
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Prostatitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Shingles
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Throat
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Throat Pain
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Warts


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  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Immunization Administration
  • Physical Examination
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

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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.


  • Stanford University
    Medical School | Graduated 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Muneta's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Muneta to family and friends
based on 25 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Muneta's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (7)
Dr. Muneta is a very nice man. That being said, his practice is run poorly. Dr. Muneta "runs through the motions" and is not thorough and complete. He was not familiar with my profile/ current medical history/ meds. at each and every visit due to lack of documentation. I was not contacted after time-sensitive lab results were returned. About half of the clinic staff were unprofessional in different ways, the clinic was dirty, it operated with equipment that was dirty and/ or in poor condition.
in Sandia Park, NM |
I have never been to a doctor's office run like his. His office does NOT answer incoming calls...an answering service does that. I needed to reach them on a Friday and even the answering service was unable to get them to respond. The office called me back Monday...too late! As for this doctor, I didn't get a sense that he is competent. Either I had to tell him what I needed to have done or he would suggest a test and ask what I thought ???? He was not for me.
in Albuquerque |
I have seen Dr Muneta several times, and so far I am very pleased and relieved to have him as my new primary care doctor. I like his mild mannerism. He also seems to know a lot of interesting tidbits about different health problems, and has a very good understanding, also of Lyme Disease and its treatment, (which is very hard to find in doctors here in Albuquerque. ) He's helped me with a number of health problems, including blood sugar and prescriptions, and I've not yet had any problems.
in San Antonito, NM |
This medical practice was recommended to me after my long time Albuquerque primary care physician retired and was not replaced. Dr. Muneta reminds me of how family care physicians used to be: does not rush through the examination, is a good listener, explains your condition in terms you can understand and never appears to be rushed to get to the next patient. It was obvious to me during my first visit that he sincerely cares about the well being of his patients. I highly recommend Dr. Muneta
in Albuquerque |
I am a 23 year old with chronic asthma and am 24 weeks pregnant. I called to have a refill on my inhaler last Monday the tenth of October and did not receive one. I frantically tried to get ahold of Ben or someone at his office all week Thursday they finally called me and told me I would get a refill the next day, but they never filled it Friday after I actually drove to the clinic to see no one was there. I end up at UNM ER from an asthma attack and my congestion developed into pneumonia. :(
in Albuquerque, NM |
He is always in a hurry and I don't feel like he listens to what I am telling him. I know my body and he just nods his head and tells me something completely different. Doesn't matter what has and hasn't worked for me, he didn't care to listen. He also always looks very sloppily dressed every time I have been to see him.
Rio Rancho, NM |
Just getting established as a patient of Dr. Muneta. Staff was courteous and friendly. Dr. Muneta was informative and answered my questions, but seemed ill at ease.
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Dr. Muneta accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Centene
  • Lovelace Health Plan
    Lovelace Health Plan PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Muneta has admitting privileges

Lovelace Westside Hospital
10501 Golf Course Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87114
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