Dr. Carmen Puliafito, MD

Dr. Carmen Puliafito, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 66
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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.

1450 San Pablo St Fl 4

Los Angeles, CA 90033

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Puliafito

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you

Top Care Areas

new

See how frequently Dr. Puliafito performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
normal
more than 87% of peers
Retinal Dystrophy
normal
more than 76% of peers
Retina Diseases
normal
more than 40% of peers

Dr. Puliafito's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo

1

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
44

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

More

Read More
7

Procedures

  • Cornea Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

1 Sanction
  • Other (9/22/2017)
    Action Taken: Suspension
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: California
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Harvard Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Faulkner Hosp-Tufts U Sch M
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Puliafito has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Puliafito has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Puliafito does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Puliafito and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Puliafito's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Puliafito to family and friends
2.3
based on 3 total reviews
Dr. Puliafito's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Have you seen Dr. Carmen Puliafito, MD?
Are you Dr. Puliafito?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

See our Ophthalmology Specialist at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro

Visit Dr. Puliafito

Dr. Puliafito accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Puliafito has admitting privileges

Keck Hospital of USC
1500 San Pablo St
Los Angeles, CA 90033
View Hospital Profile