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Dr. David Pugliese, DO

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 48

Dr. Pugliese

Dr. David Pugliese, DO is a rheumatology specialist in Wilkes Barre, PA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2000 and specializes in rheumatology.


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Dr. Pugliese accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
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Cigna PPO
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Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO

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Dr. Pugliese's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pugliese treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Pugliese treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pugliese treats Arthritis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Pugliese treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pugliese treats Osteoporosis more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Pugliese treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip

Dr. Pugliese's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Kawasaki Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. David Pugliese, DO is a rheumatology specialist in Wilkes Barre, PA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2000 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Education

Geisinger Med
Fellowship Hospital
2003
Geisinger Med Center
Residency Hospital
2001
Geisinger Med Center
Internship Hospital
2000
University Of New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School
2003
2001
2000

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Dr. Pugliese's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pugliese

4.2

Based on 15 reviews

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I feel like Dr. Pugliese is not interested in doing his job. He spends maybe ten minutes with you and the whole time is on the computer, no eye contact, he never really performed an actual exam on me. He kept wanting to prescribe me medication after medication some with some serious side effects...Read More
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Gained my confidence with his explanations and treatment available for my situation . Never felt rushed and left all of my appointments with a lot of information . A good listener to all complaints on health issues . Very polite .
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