Dr. Leopoldo Puga, MD

Dr. Leopoldo Puga, MD

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Cardiology  |  
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46 y/o
(13)

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Dr. Leopoldo Puga, MD is a cardiology specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina in 1995 and specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.

Leopoldo Puga, M.D., Inc.

8327 Brimhall Rd Ste 701

Bakersfield, CA 93312
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Disease
high
more than 88% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
more than 87% of peers
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Puga'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.

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Puga "At Comprehensive Cardiovascular we are committed to providing the highest quality patient centered care by creating a partnership with our patients and referring physicians. We will exhibit leadership and be a resource to our community in the areas of cardiovascular medicine, education and research."
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • 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
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Autonomous of Guadalajara
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Charles Drew University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Albert Einstein Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Charles Drew University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Texas Technical University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Puga has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Mercy Hospitals

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Patient Safety Excellence Award

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Dr. Puga's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Puga to family and friends
4.7
based on 13 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Puga'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

Patient Comments (2)

in Bakersfield, CA
I would definitely recommend Dr Puga to anyone who needs a cardiologist, he takes his time to get to know the whole patient and their needs and background. He has been my doctor for many years and has preformed many procedures. He puts you at ease.
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in Bakersfield, CA
Very friendly doctor, addresses the patient and takes the time to explain thing in great detail. Staff is friendly.
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