Dr. Brett Puckett, MD

Dr. Brett Puckett, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Brett Puckett, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Jacksonville, FL and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University of Florida in 1998 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and hand and upper extremity surgery.

10475 Centurion Pkwy N Ste 220

Jacksonville, FL 32256

Contact Information

(904) 634-0640

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas

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Elbow Bursitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Puckett "Heekin Orthopedic Specialists is dedicated to providing the community with the highest quality healthcare through our commitment to leadership and excellence. Through this mission, we strive to set the standard for quality healthcare delivery in the region bringing national-level care to a local setting. "

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture


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38  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tendon Repair
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • University of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • University of Florida Health and Sciences Center, Jacksonville, FL
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • HAND AND MICROVASCULAR SURGERY FELLOWSHIP University of Texas San Antonio and the Hand Center of San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • PEDIATRIC HAND AND MICROVASCULAR SURGERY FELLOWSHIP Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas, TX
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Puckett has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Puckett's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Puckett to family and friends
20 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Puckett'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 (5)

Dr Puckett had been amazing. He takes the time to listen and understand your problem, explains your options, and helps you decide on what solution will work best for your situation. I first saw him 10 years ago for help with my hand and when I reinjured it he was the only doctor I trusted to help...more
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I fell injuring my left arm although at first I appeared to be a contusion I later found out MRI that the left tricep was ruptured. I saw an Orthopedic surgeon but saw Dr. Puckett as a second opinion based on comments from former patients and nurses. I have been an health care for over 40 years...more
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Dr. Puckett is a very skilled surgeon that saved my son's hand after an accident. He also knows when to recommend not to have surgery, as he did a few years later for my husband's chronic back injury. Dr. Puckett also has a wonderful manner with his patients.
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In addition to being an outstanding surgeon, Dr. Puckett is a consummate gentleman. He has worked on both of my hands and I would give him a grade of A+. Highly recommend him.
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I had to have surgery for a carpal tunnel release, as well as a ganglion cyst removed from my right hand/wrist. He gave me detailed information about the surgery. I felt that my hand was in his hands. Although my wrist became infected, Dr Puckett never skipped a beat. His PA-C was great too, from...more
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