Dr. Fernando Puente, MD

Dr. Fernando Puente, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Fernando Puente, MD is a dermatologist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from The Brody Sch Of Med At E Carolina Univ in 1981 and specializes in dermatology.

800 Springfield Commons Dr Ste 115

Raleigh, NC 27609

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Benign Tumor
very high
more than 99% of peers
Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Puente'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.

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

60  Conditions Treated

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12  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • The Brody Sch Of Med At E Carolina Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Halifax Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Halifax Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • King-Drew Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Puente has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Puente's Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Puente to family and friends
9 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Puente's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

My mother, my son and I all saw Dr. Puente for different reasons. We all have very pleasant experiences. My son saw a few different dermatologist before seeing him and it only took 2 weeks of doing what he recommended to take care of a problem that lasted over a year. He is knowledgable, caring and...more
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