Dr. Jairo Puentes, MD

Dr. Jairo Puentes, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  |  
Male  |  
Age 74
(11)
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Dr. Jairo Puentes, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation doctor who practices in Corpus Christi, TX. He is 74 years old and has been practicing for 46 years.

5920 Saratoga Blvd Ste 395

Corpus Christi, TX 78414

Contact Information

(361) 852-0852

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Coccygeal Pain
normal
more than 69% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
normal
more than 69% of peers
Low Back Pain
normal
more than 69% of peers

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Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
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Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
19

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Hand Conditions
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
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Procedures

  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Joint Drainage
  • Spinal Nerve Block

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • U Natl De Colombia, Bogota
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • Misericordia Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1969
  • University Of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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
3.2
based on 11 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Puentes' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Austin, TX |
If I could give zero stars, I would. My parents were patients of Puentes for many years under BCBS insurance. He stopped taking BCBS but prior patients were grandfathered in. My father unexpectedly passed away due to heart failure a few months ago, so my mom received a new BCBS card. He refused to...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Puentes accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Puentes has admitting privileges

CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi - South
5950 Saratoga Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX 78414
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