Dr. Frances Puleo, MD

Colorectal SurgeryFemaleAge 43

Dr. Puleo
Accepting new patients

Penn State Hershey Endoscopy Center LLC

32 COLONNADE WAY State College, PA 16803

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(814) 272-4445

Dr. Frances Puleo, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in State College, PA. She is affiliated with Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Puleo to book an appointment.

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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
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  • Practices at Top Hospital
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Dr. Puleo's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Hemorrhoids
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Dr. Puleo treats Hemorrhoids more than 83% of her peers

Dr. Puleo treats this condition more than 83% of her peers

Crohn's Disease
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Dr. Puleo treats Crohn's Disease more than 73% of her peers

Dr. Puleo treats this condition more than 73% of her peers

Inflammatory Bowel Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Puleo treats Inflammatory Bowel Disease more than 70% of her peers

Dr. Puleo treats this condition more than 70% of her peers

Dr. Puleo's conditions and procedures:

  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendicitis
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ulcerative Colitis

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Dr. Puleo accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Coventry Health Care
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Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
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PHCS Network PPO

Dr. Puleo's Reviews

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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Frances Puleo, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in State College, PA. She is affiliated with Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center....Read more

    Specialties

    • Colorectal Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is Dr. Frances Puleo, MD accepting new patients?

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    What are Dr. Frances Puleo, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Puleo frequently treats Hemorrhoids, Crohn's Disease, and Inflammatory Bowel Disease. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Puleo treats.

    Where is Dr. Frances Puleo, MD's office located?

    Dr. Puleo's office is located at 32 COLONNADE WAY, State College, PA 16803. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    Does Dr. Frances Puleo, MD offer telehealth services?

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    Locations

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    Penn State Hershey Endoscopy Center LLC32 COLONNADE WAY State College, PA 16803
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    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Puleo is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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    Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

    Hershey, PA

    76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average

    26 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2019)