Dr. Luis Pulido, MD

Dr. Luis Pulido, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 39
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Dr. Luis Pulido, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 39 years old and has been practicing for 4 years.

6445 Main St

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medica
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Joint Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Chronic Pelvic Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pulido "Dr. Luis Pulido is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hip and knee joint replacement surgery as well as hip preservation. He received his medical degree from Universidad CES in Medellin, Colombia. He then went on to complete a postdoctoral research fellowship at Rothman Institute Orthopedics in Philadelphia. Dr. Pulido then complete both an orthopedic residency followed by a clinical fellowship in adult reconstruction of the hip and knee at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota. Dr. Pulido was awarded the Hip Society's M.E. Müller Foundation of North America, where he was able to learn surgical techniques from hip surgeons in Europe.

Dr. Pulido is fluent is both Spanish and English. His areas of special interest are hip and knee replacements and the comprehensive management of hip disorders. He has experience in cutting-edge procedures for hip preservation, such as periacetabular osteotomy and hip arthroscopy, as well as minimally invasive hip replacement surgery."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Pulido does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scoliosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

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Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy

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.

Education

  • Universidad CES
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Pulido has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Pulido has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pulido's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pulido to family and friends
4.3
based on 6 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Pulido'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
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Houston, TX |
This was my first time to see Dr. Luis Puildo for knee problems. I just want to say... I was very happy with this Dr. Very professional very friendly. Dr Puildo gave me an eye-opener In maintaining good health . He did a hip replacement on my husband three years ago and he remembered my...more
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Houston, TX |
May be the best surgeon in the world, but, who'd know? He does NOT have time (or interest, whose to say) to talk to you if you are the patient, so if you are OK with that, I imagine he is fine. Do remember, though, YOU as a person have very little to do with it.
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in Sugar Land, TX |
Dr. Pulido replaced my hip almost a year ago. He is excellent. I truly believe my new hip is a miracle. He listens and cares about you. There were complications once the surgery started as there was a muscle tear they weren't expecting. He treated that as well as replacing my hip and I am 100...more
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in Houston, TX |
Dr. Pulido did a partial hip replacement on my 92 year old father. It was an emergency surgery after a fall. The doctor did his job expertly and with authority. I appreciate that after the surgery, he sat with me, the daughter, and reviewed medical decisions he had made. 3 1/2 months later my dad...more
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in Houston, TX |
Amazing doctor, he is extremely caring and reassuring and a wonderful surgeon.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Pulido accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medica
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Pulido has admitting privileges

Houston Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
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