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Physician Directory

Dr. George R. Puente, MD

Gastroenterology

  • 4228 Houma Blvd Ste 520
    Metairie, LA 70006
  • 2 Locations
  • (504) 456-8020

Dr. Puente's Overview

Dr. George R. Puente graduated from the Tulane University School of Medicine in 1988. He works in Metairie, LA and 1 other location and specializes in Gastroenterology. Dr. Puente is affiliated with East Jefferson General Hospital, Ochsner Baptist Medical Center and Touro Infirmary. He speaks English and Spanish.

Gender: Male

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Dr. Puente's Experience

Years in Practice: 27

Conditions Treated by Dr. Puente

  • Esophagitis
  • Gastritis and duodenitis
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Benign polyps of the colon
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Procedures Performed by Dr. Puente

  • Colonoscopy, flexible
  • Endoscopy, upper gastrointestinal (UGI)
  • Esophageal dilatation
  • Sigmoidoscopy
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Dr. Puente's Specialties

Gastroenterology

Dr. Puente's Education & Training

Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine; Graduated 1988

Dr. Puente's Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS LA BlueConnect HMO/POS
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
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Dr. Puente's Office Information & Appointments

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*This physician has multiple office locations. See Office Information for details.

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