Dr. Francisco Puentes, MD

Dr. Francisco Puentes, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Francisco Puentes, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism doctor who practices in Marietta, GA. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.

625 Church St NE

Marietta, GA 30060

Contact Information

(770) 422-2004

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 10 More

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Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 95% of peers

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  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Board Certifications

Dr. Puentes does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acquired Hypothyroidism
  • Adrenal Cortex Diseases
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Diseases
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hirsutism
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overweight
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Rickets
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Cyst
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D - Resistant Rickets
  • Vitamin D Deficiency


Read More


  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.


  • University Of Zulia
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Medical College Of Georgia
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Of Zulia
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Medical College Of Georgia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Of Zulia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Medical College Of Georgia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Hospital-Research Fellowship
    Other Education | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Puentes has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Puentes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Puentes' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Puentes to family and friends
based on 41 total reviews (16 with comments)
Dr. Puentes' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (16)
in Marietta, GA |
I recommend Dr. Puentes to family and friends, he is excellent.
Ringgold, GA |
I Have been with doctor puentes for 5 years and he has helped my thyroid levels a lot. He is a great specialist
in Ringgold, GA |
Dr. Puentes is great thyroid specialist.
Norcross, GA |
I found Dr. Puentes after I researched endocrinologists to follow up after my partial thyroidectomy. I honestly expected him to say "we are just going to do this and that" but he really took the time to listen to my expectations of treatment and concerns/questions I had. He genuinely cares about his patients. His staff is so friendly and I have never had an issue with scheduling, billing, etc. Although his office is 24 miles from me, he is worth the drive!
in Hiram, GA |
Dr. Puentes is very knowledgeable and informative!. He is well-versed in his field of medicine and has a friendly 'patient-doctor' manner. He is able to make me feel at ease, no matter what the issue. GREAT GUY...GREAT DOCTOR!
in Marietta, GA |
Dr. Puentes is courteous and competent. He performs procedures with skill, always listening to concerns and explaining everything. Friendly staff. I highly recommend Dr. Puentes.
in Marietta, GA |
Dr. Francisco Puentes has been treating me for thyroid issues for over a year. He has been caring and honest and I appreciate all the information he has provided regarding my thyroid issues. His nurse Martha, and assistant Mary, are wonderful, very pleasant and always return my calls.
in Marietta, GA |
Dr. Puentes, his nurse Martha, and Admin Asst, Mary, are all very helpful, professional and really nice.
Marietta, GA |
Dr. Puentes was very thorough, caring, and honest when speaking with me regarding my thyroid issues. I have never had a doctor before that took enough consideration to ask me how I would like to space out my lab scheduling to make the most of my insurance benefits. Aside from that, he was pleasant and took the time to answer all of my questions. I will continue care with Dr. Puentes, and recommend him to friends and family.
in Dallas, GA |
Dr. Puentes has always treated me very well. He spends lots of time with his patients and thoroughly explains everything. He is very gentle when performing procedures and appears to truly care about his patients. He has always treated me with compassion and kindness. I highly recommend him.
Marietta, GA |
I do not recommend Dr. Puentes to any new patient seeking support. I was alarmed at the first words from his mouth , This may very well be our last meeting, He is very self-authoritative and has dictator like tendencies. I actually had to rethink many personal issues / motivations after the first visit, but found that my self-examination was more harmful than beneficial as my motivations from the beginning were truthful and correct. The Dr chooses to blame the victim, not support the spirit
in Marietta, GA |
Excellent manner, knowledge of medical conditions, god guy.
in Marietta, GA |
Very pleased with him. Dr. Puentes did not rushed the experience at all, he took all time needed in order to understand my problems.
Irvine, CA |
Very pleased with my first visit. He spent enough time discussing my history and even performed a thyroid ultrasound himself, which is something that had not been done in 7 years by my previous provider. He explained what he was viewing throughout the procedure.
Doctor Puentes has excellent bedside manners and spends enough time with me explaining my condition and treatment.
Great experience, great doctor. My thyroid disorder is controlled, friendly staff.
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Dr. Puentes accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Puentes has admitting privileges

Wellstar Kennestone Hospital
677 Church St NE
Marietta, GA 30060
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