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Patient Reviews

3.5
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(7)
Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. George Puente is Good. Dr. Puente has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
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Promptness 4.3
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Courteous Staff 4.7
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
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Bedside Manner 5.0
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Spends Time with Me 5.0
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Follows Up After Visit 4.1
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Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Puente graduated from Tulane University, New Orleans. He has 1 awards.

Awards  
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)

Affiliations

Dr. Puente has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Touro Infirmary 
  • West Jefferson Medical Center 

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. George Richard Puente MD is a male Internist, has 24 years of experience and practices in Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. George R. Puente practice?
Dr. George Puente has 1 office location.
Dr. George Puente practices Gastroenterology near Metairie, LA.
See Metairie Gastroenterologists.