Dr. Joseph Puente Jr, MD

Dr. Joseph Puente Jr, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joseph Puente Jr, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Metairie, LA. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 33 years.

3800 Houma Blvd Ste 340

Metairie, LA 70006

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Puente Jr's Experience

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Dr. Puente Jr's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Back Pain
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Ear Ache
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Overweight
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

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Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • American University Of The Caribbean
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • St Francis Genl Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Charity Hosp (Lsu)
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Puente Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Puente Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Puente Jr to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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Dr. Puente Jr's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Puente Jr accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Puente Jr has admitting privileges

East Jefferson General Hospital
4200 Houma Blvd
Metairie, LA 70006
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