Dr. Joan Puglia, MD

Dr. Joan Puglia, MD

Neurology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Joan Puglia, MD is a neurology specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 28 years. She graduated from Albany Med Coll in 1985 and specializes in neurology.

67 Belmont St Ste 301

Worcester, MA 01605

Contact Information

(508) 334-6641

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Bell's Palsy
very high
more than 96% of peers
Brain Disorders
more than 66% of peers
Cranial Trauma
more than 55% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

60  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • Albany Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Montefiore Hosp-U Pittsburg
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Upmc)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Upmc)
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Puglia has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Puglia's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Puglia to family and friends
18 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

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  • 3
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Dr. Puglia's 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 (4)

I was a patient of Dr. puglias for over 25yrs in New Milford, Ct. She dx me with Multiplr Sclerosis has Never made me feel like she didnt have time for me and she always respected my questions and opinion on my treatments. Know matter how i felt going into my appts i always left feeling bettet. ...more
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I recently met and am being treated by Dr. Puglia. In the past I had two experiences with two other Neurologists and they were so horrible that I was so nervous about my appointment. Dr. Puglia was WONDERFUL. She was thorough, reviewed everything, completed a full exam, reviewed my MRI and was...more
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I was very nervous when I was referred to see a neurologist. Dr. Puglia was wonderful. very thorough and listened to all of my symptoms. I did not feel as if I was being rushed out the door. She explained everything and answered all of my questions. I left feeling confident and she put my mind...more
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This was the worst physician I have ever met in my life. The worst attitude I have ever seen and I have worked in the medical field for the past 20 years. She treated myself and my daughter like we were nobody, my daughter has severe headaches with a cyst on her brain, slurred speech, very bad...more
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