Dr. Vytautas Pukis, MD

Dr. Vytautas Pukis, MD

Internal Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 38
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Vytautas Pukis, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Huntsville, AL. He is 38 years old.

2121 Whitesburg Dr SE Ofc

Huntsville, AL 35801

Contact Information

(256) 883-0107

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Dr. Pukis' Experience

Dr. Pukis' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acidosis
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Atony
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Boil
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Bunion
  • Burn Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Cluster Headache
  • Cold Sore
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folliculitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Genital Herpes
  • Glaucoma
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Impetigo
  • Indigestion
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Intertrigo
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nausea
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Prostatitis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rickets
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Throat
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Yeast Infections


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  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Paracentesis
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

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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.


  • Huron Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pukis has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Lithuanian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pukis' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pukis to family and friends
based on 53 total reviews (23 with comments)
Dr. Pukis' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (23)
in Harvest |
We love seeing Dr. Pukus he is really great and very friendly. The staff for the most part are great to, we've had a few bad visits due to the attitude of one ( Sophia ) but other than that we love it here!
in Huntsville , Al |
I have always liked Dr.Pukis but it seems probably over the last year or two that I have been using him he doesn't take the time to listen to me like he once did.I've known him for several years now. I just seen him this past Thursday and felt like I was rushed in and out. Even told the nurse or tech what I was there for. My bursitis on this visit wasn't even addressed. Overall his office staff is okay. But his nurse practitioners don't need to be even in his office. Completely heartless idiots.
in Madison, AL |
We love Dr. Pukis and his staff! Always nice and friendly and very attentive.
Huntsville, AL |
Dr Pukis has been a God sent to my husband and I. We had been looking for a good Dr that would accept our insurance and was not really quick to push the pills and send you on your way! When Dr Pukis was assigned to us in the ER a few years back, we switched to his office immediately! We had a few concerns about the OLD staff of PA’s and nurses but his NEW staff of professionals gives you the feeling that you and your health is their most importance concern. We no longer feel rushed or like th
in Madison AL |
Great physician! I have been searching for a year... Office staff pleasant and helpful. Found my medical team?
in Huntsville, AL |
Dr. Pukis and his staff are great. My wife and I got back within 10 minutes of signing in. I would highly recommend him to my friends and family. No complaints...Russel M.
in Huntsville, AL |
Dr. Pukis genuinely cares about his patients. He has a big heart and always addresses my concerns. He is irreplaceable.
in Huntsville, AL |
Waiting time within 15 minutes, addresses main issues promptly, friendly atmosphere/staff members.
Huntsville, AL |
Helpful and friendly staff. Highly recommended!
in Vinemont Alabama |
They can't get referrals sent they want to take your meds away and tell u to go to pain clinic would be fine if they would give u a nuff med to last u to u can get in they put u in hospital don't leave orders they tell u to go to the hospital u get there to be admitted and the hospital don't have nothing u Finley get the paperwork so u can be admitted the doctor comes in to see u leaves the hospital with out even seeing u and don't leave any orders for meds or test ask for referrals don't happ
in Huntsville, AL |
Short wait time. Friendly and supportive staff :) Highly recommended!!
in Huntsville, AL |
Never!!! Horrible Huntsville Hospital experience with Dr. Pukis -- who was assigned to us during a weekend ER visit.... We waited over 68 hrs to talk to this Dr about diagnosis -- we told in both an arrogant and condescending manner that we shouldn't expect 'VIP treatment" and that he had his own hospital patients to see... Just Horrific and Unacceptable doctor/patient interaction...Dr. Pukis is not a caring or communicating professional -- Look elsewhere!
in Huntsville, AL |
NEVER... Dr Pukis has an arrogant and condescending 'bedside manner' with patent and their family.
in Huntsville , Al |
Dr.pukis is the best doctor in Alabama.you won't find a more understanding caring doc for his patients as dr pukis n his staff does I been going to him for a while the staff nurse practitioner s and Dr pukis go out if there way to make u better. Ty Freeman p allen
in Ardmore, AL |
Yes, he's sometimes in a hirry, but he's very intelligent and trustworthy. His NP's are top-notch and will spend more time with you. Very easy to get in for an appt, I highly recommend.
in Huntsville, AL |
We've been to this Dr several times - Had an MRI done in May 2016 and have been given the run around on the referral to Neuro Dr. Then I twisted my ankle ... went for an xray, the dr never examined my ankle, prescribed steroids (which they prescribe for EVERYTHING) took an xray. That was a week ago still no results from xray. The staff is always passing the buck saying that was so and so's job. Ive been going there for about a year. Stay away from this office!!
in Huntsville, AL |
office staff is rude - one person yelled at me. getting labs and med refills is a nightmare.
in Huntsville, AL |
Very intelligent with an excellent staff.
in Huntsville, AL |
I usually see an np, they always have been very pleasant. Dr. Pukis and the nurse practitioners go over everything with me and they take as much time as I need.
in huntsville al |
My experience was terrible he has uncompassionate nurse practioners who are rude. He spends like 3 minutes not listening just going uh huh then not examining you or looking into your records for proper care. It's like pulling teeth to get any paper filed or sent from them to other providers, he won't request your records.
in Huntsville, AL |
Dr. Pukis is nice, but in a hurry to get to the next patient. His office staff is not professional at all. I have asked for my records to be sent to my new doctor and between myself and the new doctors office staff we have asked at least 3 or 4 times since the middle of Feb. So now that I cannot trust them to do what by law they are suppose to do in 30 days I have to go to the office and wait till she has them copied so that I can take them to my new doctor.
in Huntsville, AL |
He is very nice doctor but his nurse practitioner is not nice a tall
in Hazel Green, AL |
My experience here was AWFUL! The staff is very rude, and Dr. Pukis spends 4-5 minutes per patient. I timed him on my 2nd visit- he spent 4 minutes in my room. His nurse wrote only 1 of my 4 symptoms down, so he didn't have info he needed and he wouldnt listen - was leaving the room while I was talking! He didn't examine me, didn't order any tests. He left off 2 of my 3 prescriptions; Wrote the other one wrong. Then pharmacist had to call him back again-it was still wrong! AVOID THIS DOCTOR!
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Dr. Pukis accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • POMCO Group
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
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    Options PPO
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Hospitals where Dr. Pukis has admitting privileges

Crestwood Medical Center
1 Hospital Dr SW
Huntsville, AL 35801
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Huntsville Hospital
101 Sivley Rd SW
Huntsville, AL 35801
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