Dr. Leopoldo Lapuerta Jr, MD

Dr. Leopoldo Lapuerta Jr, MD

Plastic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
55 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Leopoldo Lapuerta Jr, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Pearland, TX and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1988 and specializes in plastic surgery, plastic & reconstructive surgery, and more.

Plastic Surgery Institute of Southeast Texas

2360 County Road 94 Ste 104

Pearland, TX 77584
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Accepted insurance

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

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Top Care Areas


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Hand Conditions
more than 74% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
more than 68% of peers
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
more than 53% of peers

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  • Plastic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Broken Arm
  • Burn Injuries
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hidradenitis
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Skin Cancer
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Wrist Fracture


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • St John Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • St John Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • St Joseph Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Baylor
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lapuerta Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lapuerta Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lapuerta Jr to family and friends
based on 76 total reviews (58 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (76)

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Dr. Lapuerta Jr's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (58)

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I am 3 months post op from my first Breast Augmentation and I cannot express my gratitude enough. Dr. Lapuerta changed my life,he always answered all of my questions & concerns with great patience. I trusted in him completely and he did not disappoint. I am in love with my results! Thank you to the...more
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Dr. LaPuerta and his staff are excellent!!! I’m very happy with my results.
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Great doctor! Love the work done! Friendly staff and a place where you feel important! Would recommend to anyone!
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From the very first visit the staff and Dr Lapuerta were so very friendly and patient. I took more than three separate visits to make up my mind because I was so nervous. Now, I wished I had this done many years earlier. I look so good and I am so pleased with the outcome. They have helped me every...more
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