Dr. George Richard Puente , MD

Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine

(504) 456-8020

Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates
4228 Houma Blvd Ste 520
Metairie, LA 70006

Overview

Dr. Richard Puente was born in Miami in 1961. He graduated from the University of Florida in 1984 and Tulane University Medical School in 1988. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency and GI Fellowship at Ochsner Foundation. Dr. Puente lives in Kenner with his wife and three children. Dr. Puente practices at the Metairie office.

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 31 Years

Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

Education & Training

Medical School: Tulane University School Of Medicine

Graduation Date: in 1988

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • East Jefferson General Hospital

Specialties: Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS LA BlueConnect HMO POS
  • BCBS LA Community Blue HMO/POS
  • BCBS LA HMO LA HMO/POS MRF
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana Louisiana HMOx MRF
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Puente's Office Information

Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates
4228 Houma Blvd Ste 520
Metairie, LA 70006
(504) 456-8020

Fax: (504) 445-6802
Website: metrogi.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon7:00 AM-3:30 PM
Tue7:00 AM-3:30 PM
Wed7:00 AM-3:30 PM
Thu7:00 AM-3:30 PM
Fri7:00 AM-3:30 PM
Sat-
Sun-

Doctor Puente's Other Office Information

Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates
3333 Kingman St Ste 202
Metairie, LA 70006
(504) 885-3345

Fax:(504) 488-5334
Website:metrogi.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Tue8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Wed8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Thu8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Fri8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Sat-
Sun-

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