Dr. Paul Puckett Jr, MD

Dr. Paul Puckett Jr, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Paul Puckett Jr, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Missoula, MT and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Indiana University / School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and orthopedic surgery.

2360 Mullan Rd

Missoula, MT 59808

Contact Information

(406) 721-4436

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Trigger Finger
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 91% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

23  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

19  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Montana.

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

  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University Of Utah
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Puckett Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Puckett Jr's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Puckett Jr to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
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Dr. Puckett Jr'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 (2)

Although this might be considered minor surgery performed on my hand the misery I suffered before operation was very annoying. From the moment of giving me a local shot in my hand to the end of operation and wearing off of deadening agent I have experienced no pain or discomfort. Not only can I...more
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We are so glad you are happy with the care you received from Dr. Puckett and his team and we appreciate you taking the time to share this with others. Best wishes MBJ

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My experience for my hand surgery was nothing but excellent. Dr Puckett, his nurse Andrea, L. Westenfelder PA and the surgical nurse provided fantastic care. Surgery itself went so fast, smooth & professional. They are a great team! I will highly recommend Dr Puckett to anyone who may need his...more
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