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Dr. George Richard Puente MD is a male Internist, has 22 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
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Dr. George Puente has 7 office locations.
Metropolitan Gastroenterology
4228 Houma Blvd
Ste 520
Metairie, LA 70006

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
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Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. George Puente is Excellent. Dr. Puente has been reviewed by 1 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Education & Awards

Dr. Puente graduated from Tulane University, New Orleans.


Affiliations

Dr. Puente has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Touro Infirmary 
  • East Jefferson General Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Puente accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 15 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana - 5 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois - 1 plan
  • Humana - 2 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan - 2 plans
  • Louisiana Medicaid - 1 plan
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan
  • Aetna - 2 plans

Languages

  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. George R. Puente practice?
Dr. George Puente practices Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology near Metairie, LA.
Additional practice locations include: Marrero, LA and New Orleans, LA.
See Metairie Internists and Metairie Gastroenterologists.