Dr. Leopoldo Lapuerta Jr, MD

Dr. Leopoldo Lapuerta Jr, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
56 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 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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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

Dr. Lapuerta Jr'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.

4  Specialties

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

2  Board Certifications

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

41  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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11  Procedures

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
78 total reviews (59 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (78)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lapuerta Jr'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 (59)

I have been a patient of Dr Lapuerta's for a few different procedures over the years. He is the best! Listens to your concerns & I am always happy with my results. The staff is very friendly & knowledgeable as well.
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I am a 48 year old who had lost about 70 pounds and had some excess skin on arms and needed a breast reduction. I had the arm lift and breast lift done at the same time. I noticed an improvement the very next day with my posture and no back pain. Everyone in the office is very caring and...more
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You did an excellent work.
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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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