Dr. Carmen Puliafito, MD

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Dr. Carmen Puliafito, MD
Dr. Carmen Puliafito, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Los Angeles, CA. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 39 years. Dr. Puliafito is affiliated with Keck Hospital of USC.

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Dr. Puliafito's Performance
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    GOOD
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
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    FAIR
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Puliafito's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypopyon
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    HARVARD MED SCH

    Graduated in 1978

  • Internship Hospital
    Faulkner Hosp-Tufts U Sch M

    Completed in 1979

  • Residency Hospital
    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

    Completed in 1982

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary

    Completed in 1983

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery