Dr. David Puro, MD

Dr. David Puro, MD

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66 y/o
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Dr. David Puro, MD is a cardiology specialist in San Luis Obispo, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in cardiology.

Coastal Cardiology

1941 Johnson Ave Ste 101

San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net of California
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

Learn about Dr. Puro

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Disease
very high
more than 90% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
more than 82% of peers
Hyperlipidemia
high
more than 79% of peers

Dr. Puro'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Puro "Whether addressing acute symptoms or managing chronic concerns, Coastal Cardiology physicians acknowledge each patient's leadership in identifying their healthcare goals. We believe our ability to provide exemplary care is strengthened when we work in collaboration with the patient, their family members and other healthcare providers. We demonstrate our respect and compassion by committing to continuous improvement, through constant education, ongoing training and frequent feedback."

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

45  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • New York University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • George Washington University / School Of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York City, Ny
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York, Ny
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Roosevelt Hospital, New York, Ny
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Roosevelt Hospital, New York, Ny
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Puro has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Puro's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Puro to family and friends
1 review

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Puro's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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