Dr. John Puckett, MD

Vascular SurgeryMaleAge 69

Dr. Puckett

Orange County Vascular Specialists Inc.

520 Superior Ave Ste 370 Newport Beach, CA 92663

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(949) 574-7176

Dr. John Puckett, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Newport Beach, CA and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Puckett has more experience with Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy, and Peripheral Vascular Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson medical school in 1977. He is affiliated with Hoag Hospital Newport Beach. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Puckett to book an appointment.


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Frequently Treated by Dr. Puckett

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Puckett treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Puckett treats other conditions, please contact the office at (949) 574-7176.

Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)

Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) specialists diagnose and treat abnormal blood vessel connections between arteries and veins that result in damage or death of body tissue and nerve cells.Compare with other Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) specialists.

Dr. Puckett typically treats 56% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy

Carotid artery disease specialists diagnose and treat blockages in the main blood vessels to the brain caused by build-up of plaque. One treatment option is carotid endartectomy, in which surgeons remove the clogged lining of the carotid arteries.Compare with other Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy specialists.

Dr. Puckett typically treats 51% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Peripheral Vascular Disorders

Peripheral vascular disorder specialists diagnose and treat narrowing or blockages in the blood vessels outside the heart, most commonly caused by atherosclerosis, a buildup of plague inside the blood vessel wall.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Disorders specialists.

Dr. Puckett typically treats 63% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Venous Insufficiency
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. Puckett's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

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Dr. Puckett accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Select-CA HMO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
USC Plan (Two Tiered Network)-CA HMO
Vivity-CA HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Dr. Puckett's Reviews

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5.0

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  • Explained conditions well (7)
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    Dr. Puckett is an outstanding doctor and surgeon. He will explain everything completely. He takes complete control of his patients care after the surgery. I have recommended him to several people
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
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    Lucy Ratcliff in CA – Jun 19, 2019
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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. John Puckett, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Newport Beach, CA and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Puckett has more...Read more

    Specialties

    • Vascular Surgery

    Board Certifications

    Education

    Los Angeles Countyusc Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    Los Angeles Countyusc Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1977
    University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson
    Medical School

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Does Dr. John Puckett, MD accept my insurance?

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

    Dr. Puckett frequently treats Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy, and Peripheral Vascular Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Puckett specializes.

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

    Dr. Puckett's office is located at 520 Superior Ave Ste 370, Newport Beach, CA 92663. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    Does Dr. John Puckett, MD offer telehealth services?

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    Locations

    Orange County Vascular Specialists Inc.

    Orange County Vascular Specialists, Inc520 Superior Ave Ste 370 Newport Beach, CA 92663
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    Affiliated Hospitals

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    Hoag Hospital Newport Beach

    Newport Beach, CA

    81% Patient experience rating, 12% 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™ (2019, 2018)