Dr. John Puleo, MD

Dr. John Puleo, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
58 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. John Puleo, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Sarasota, FL and has been practicing for 28 years. He specializes in cardiovascular surgery.

Sarasota Cardiovascular Group

3900 Clark Rd Ste B3

Sarasota, FL 34233
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Puleo performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Aortic Valve Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Carotid Artery Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Puleo's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension


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18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Shands Jacksonville Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Strong Mem Hsp University Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of S Fl College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Puleo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Puleo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Puleo to family and friends
15 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Puleo'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 (5)

I had for months had increased fluid. The last visit Dr Puleo said "The fluid is much less". No ECHO needed". The night of the CT Scan a week later my Oncologist called stating I needed to go immediately to the OR at the hospital. I was admitted for 8 days and a chest tube and window cut into my...more
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Amazing! I am a health care provider myself and am just so impressed with Dr. Puleo. Not only is his bedside manner impeccable, he truly listens and is a genuine person. He goes above and beyond for his patients and is an asset to our community. I'm so lucky to have the pleasure to be his patient.
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Dr. Pool who is the kind of doctor you really want! His calm demeanor, warm smile and great staff you know he cares. He is truly one of Sarasota is finest doctors.
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Excellent listener, serene, calm vibe, brilliant!
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Dr. Puleo is direct and to the point when asked about your health, he doesn't beat around the bush like some I've been to, I trust his advice implicitly, and follow his advice to the T.
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