Dr. John Cuellar, MD

Dr. John Cuellar, MD

Obstetrics & GynecologyMaleAge 65

Accepting new patients

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(828) 209-8490

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Dr. John Cuellar, MD is a Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialist in Arden, NC. He is affiliated with medical facilities AdventHealth Hendersonville and Mission Hospital - Asheville. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Cuellar to book an appointment.


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South Asheville15 Skyland Inn Dr Arden, NC 28704
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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Cuellar

3.1

Based on 27 ratings

5 Stars
48.148148148148145%
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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What went well
  • Office environment (18)
  • Appointment scheduling (16)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (16)
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly (6)
  • Appointment was rushed (5)
  • Long wait times (3)
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Condescending, rude, and all around unprofessional. Claims I was “imagining my symptoms”. Hung up on me when I had to call after hours for antibiotics. My experience was so traumatic that it made it difficult for me to go back to the GYN for years. Would not recommend.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Jan 13, 2021
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I would never recommend this man to any woman seeking OBGYN services. Instead of simply telling me that a tubal would not be feasible in his office, and that I’d have to go to Mission, I was stuck there, having different forms of birth control “mansplained” to me for over an hour. This occurred even after I explained I am in my mid 30’s and have tried every form of birth control, and that was why I was pursuing a tubal. To boot, when I started getting agitated, he turned to his nurse, and talked about me, in front of me, as if I wasn’t even in the room. It would have been fine if he had just told me to go to Mission and sent me on my merry way. Adding in that I may want to consider gastric bypass, and then being so blatantly rude, was unnecessary and unprofessional. Now I am stuck with a $100 bill, and two hours of my life I can never get back. I will never go back to his practice. The saving grace was his nurse who was so nice and empathic to me after his blatant lack of respect.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Jan 01, 2021
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I have been a patient of Dr. Cuellar for 26 years. He saw me through my pregnancy and birth of my daughter and now is helping me get through menopause! He is patient and kind and will answer any question I ask him. He takes the time to help me understand all of my options when making a decision about my health. He is professional and knowledgeable. Simply the best! His nurse, Melissa, is wonderful as well!
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Jenny in Sylva, NC – Nov 14, 2018
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Amazing Dr. excellent bedside manner. Would recommend to all friends and family. Doesn’t rush you. Takes the time to answer all questions throughly.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
No results
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Autumn Stephenson in Arden, NC – Nov 07, 2017
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Overpriced! Save yourself and seek a better place. Difficult to contact the doctors on a emergency.
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No results
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Fletcher, NC – Oct 01, 2017
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I could not ask for a more compassionate, empathetic, courteous or professional health care provider. His willingness to sit with me and answer every conceivable question I can come up with, reassures me of his desire to help me make well thought out decisions. If there were a sixth star, I would happily rate Dr. John Cuellar with it. Additionally, I couldn't ask for a better nurse to work along side Dr. Cuellar. Thank you, Melissa, for all you do!
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What could be improved
No results
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Suzanne Schilling in Asheville, NC – Sep 21, 2017
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Unprofessional and rude. Refused to give us the results, turned around and walked away. Never going back.
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No results
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Asheville, NC – Aug 08, 2017
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He is an amazing Doctor he will answer your questions and listens to your needs love his staff and him
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Candler, NC – May 02, 2017
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Dr. Cuellar saved my uterus! It's true. I transferred care to his office when my ob/gyn at the time was pushing me to have a hysterectomy based on one fibroid that was 2 cm. One fibroid! I qualified for an endometrial ablation instead which not only removed the fibroid but shortened my cycles from 7 days to 3 days. Dr. Cuellar always takes as much time with his patients as needed. You will feel as if you are his only patient when he is with you. I can highly recommend his excellent care!
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Background

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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Cuellar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cuellar performs Vaginal Delivery and VBAC more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Cuellar performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Normal Vaginal Delivery
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cuellar treats Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Cuellar treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bacterial Vaginosis
Pregnancy Test
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Cuellar performs Pregnancy Test more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Cuellar performs this procedure more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Cuellar's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Breech Position
  • C-Section
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Mastodynia
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis

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Dr. Cuellar accepts the following insurance:

AARP
UnitedHealthcare MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Value - Medicare Advantage HMO
Aetna
Aetna EPO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Behavioral Health
Choice Plus POS II
Choice POS II
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Medicare Advantage PPO
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross
Anthem Blue Cross PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arkansas
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Options
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Open Access POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Options PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
Preferred Blue Network
State Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas PPO
Blue Shield of California
Blue Shield of California PPO
Broadspire
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CHAMPVA
ChoiceCare Network
Choice Care (Humana) PPO
Christian Care
Medi-Share
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
CoreSource
CorVel
Worker's Compensation WC
Coventry Health Care
Wellpath Preferred PPO
Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
Coventry Health Care of the Carolinas, Inc.
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Gallagher Basset
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Federal Services
Tricare
Healthgram
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Humana
Choice
Choice Care PPO
Gold Choice
Humana PPO
Independence Blue Cross
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
Magellan Health Services
Magellan Health Services HMO
MedCost
MedCost PPO
Medicaid
Medicaid of North Carolina
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Meritain Health
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Planned Administration Inc
Self Pay
Sliding Scale
Tricare
TriCare for Life
TriWest Champus
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus
United Behavioral Health
United Healthcare HMO
Veteran Administration Plan

About Me

Care Philosophy

Many Ob-Gyn practices grow to the point where patients may feel that they lose the connection with their physician, especially during...Read more

Biography

Dr Cuellar grew up in San Antonio, Texas, and received his undergraduate degree from Brown University in liberal arts. He graduated from Southwestern Medical...Read more

Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Education

1989
St Joseph Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1986
St Joseph Medical Center
Internship Hospital
Brown University
Undergraduate School

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. John Cuellar, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (828) 209-8490, and for other questions, call (828) 654-5005.

Is Dr. John Cuellar, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. John Cuellar, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Cuellar frequently treats Vaginal Delivery and VBAC, Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis, and Pregnancy Test. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Cuellar treats.

Where is Dr. John Cuellar, MD's office located?

Dr. Cuellar's office is located at 15 Skyland Inn Dr, Arden, NC 28704. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. John Cuellar, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Cuellar has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

Affiliated Hospitals

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AdventHealth Hendersonville

Hendersonville, NC

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

Mission Hospital - Asheville

Asheville, NC

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)