Dr. Luis Pulido, MD

Dr. Luis Pulido, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Luis Pulido, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from Universidad CES in 2003 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery.

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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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Pulido does not have any board certifications listed.

57  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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19  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.


  • 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
6 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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Dr. Pulido's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

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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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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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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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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Amazing doctor, he is extremely caring and reassuring and a wonderful surgeon.
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