Dr. Manuel De La Puerta, MD

Dr. Manuel De La Puerta, MD

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Medical Oncology  |  
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66 y/o
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Dr. Manuel De La Puerta, MD is a medical oncology doctor who practices in Gainesville, FL. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

Florida Cancer Specialists and Research Institute

6420 W Newberry Rd Ste 100

Gainesville, FL 32605
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. De La Puerta performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Anemia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blood Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Leukocytosis
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. De La Puerta "Established in 1984, Florida Cancer Specialists & Research Inst. is the largest privately owned oncology/hematology practice in the US. We are committed to providing world class cancer care in community base settings close to home serving patients as far north as Gainesville, as far south as Naples and east as Sebring in Central Florida. In association with Sara Cannon Research Inst., we offer patients access to more clinical trials than any private oncology practice in Florida. Our primary purpose is to provide the most advanced cancer treatment, using cutting-edge technologies, in a setting where patients can be close to home and surrounded by family and friends. Our physicians are board certified in Internal Medicine, Oncology and hematology. The Gainesville office offers all the services needed to meet the needs of an oncology patient. Our infusion room has expertly trained and certified oncology nurses to administer the treatment specifically researched and designed by your physician. We have in-house lab and radiology services including CT and PET. We provide two ongoing support groups that meet in our location on a monthly basis to assist patients and families in dealing with their disease process. We serve Alachua and all surrounding counties and accept all types of cancer and blood related disorders. We truly are a community-based practice that provides world class care to each individual patient close to home. "

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Specialties

  • Medical Oncology
  • Hematology
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Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Hemophilia
  • Hemophilia A
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Melanoma
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Sarcoma
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • Chemotherapy
  • PET Scan

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University Complutense de Madrid
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Polyclinic Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Polyclinic MedCenter - Harrisburg
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Florida
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. De La Puerta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. De La Puerta's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. De La Puerta to family and friends
4.0
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. De La Puerta's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Duluth, GA |
Dr De La Puerta was always accessible and responsive. He treated my husband for biliary cancer in 1999-2001. The prognosis was not good and there was little hope Bob would survive beyond 6 months. His biliary cancer never returned after the treatment Dr. De La Puerta implemented. My husband later...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. De La Puerta accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Select
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. De La Puerta has admitting privileges

North Florida Regional Medical Center
6500 W Newberry Rd
Gainesville, FL 32605
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