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Ophthalmologist (eyes)
34 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Carmen Puliafito is Good. Dr. Puliafito has been reviewed by 9 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.6
Promptness 2.1
Courteous Staff 3.7
Accurate Diagnosis 3.1
Bedside Manner 2.9
Spends Time with Me 2.6
Follows Up After Visit 2.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Carmen Puliafito, MBA, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 22 areas:
  • Cataract
  • Choroid Diseases
  • Choroidal Neovascularization
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Eye Disease (Diabetic Retinopathy)
  • Edema
  • Eye Cancer (Choroid Neoplasm)
  • Eye Cancer (Uveal Neoplasm)
  • Eye Diseases
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Surgery (Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures)
  • Glaucoma
  • Inherited Retinal Degeneration
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Melanoma
  • Postcataract Aphakia
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa
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Education & Awards

Dr. Puliafito graduated from Harvard University , Boston. He has 16 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Retinal Diseases
Retinal Vein Occlusion
I migliori award, 1994 pirandello lyceum of massachusetts
Rank Prize: the world's most prestigious award in Optoelectronics, 2002
Leon goldman award, 1993 biomedical optics society
The richard and hinda rosenthal award in the visual sci-94 macula society
Richard & hinda rosenthal award in visual sciences, 1994 macula society
Rank prize for opto-electronics, 2002
2011 list of America's Top Doctors, compiled by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd
Teacher of the year 1978-1979 class of 1979/college of osteopathic medicine/chicago, il
Who's who in the east
Who's who in the world
Cancer award june 1959 philadelphia college of osteopathic medicine
Who's who in america
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2004 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)


Dr. Puliafito has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Huntington Hospital 
  • USC University Hospital 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Carmen A Puliafito MBA and MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 34 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito practice?
Dr. Carmen Puliafito has 1 office location.
Dr. Carmen Puliafito practices Ophthalmology near Los Angeles, CA.
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