G. Richard Puente, M.D.



4224 Houma Boulevard Ste 400

Metairie, LA 70006

Quick Facts

  • Virtual Telemedicine Visits Available, Call For Details
  • Board Certified Gastroenterologist
  • Currently Accepting New Patients
  • Most Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Performs Colonoscopies

Metairie, LA Gastroenterology

Gastroenterology in Metairie, LA

Metairie, LA Gastroenterology

4224 Houma Boulevard

Ste 400

Metairie, LA 70006

Closed. Opens Wed at 8 AM


Metairie, LA Gastroenterology Research

Gastroenterology in Metairie, LA

Metairie, LA Gastroenterology Research

4224 Houma Boulevard

Ste. 400

Metairie, LA 70006

Closed. Opens Wed at 8 AM

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About G. Richard Puente, M.D.

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. He was recognized as a professional with outstanding abilities and featured in the “Best Doctors” issue of New Orleans Magazine.

Dr. Puente practices at the Metairie office of Metropolitan Gastroenterology Associates.


Great experience with Dr. Puente. He is very thorough and easy to talk to. I've been a patient for 12 yrs now. Would definitely recommend him.

D.M. Google

They are wonderful. Caring. Kind. They know how to treat patients.

D.C. Google

Quick and courteous service. Pleasant experience!

L.H. Google

Very good discussion of my situation with the doctor and impressed with the details given to me.

L. Google

Dr. Puente and his staff are the kindest medical professionals I’ve ever dealt with. I wish I could go to he and his staff for every medical situation I have. Just a wonderful, kind group of medical professionals. Always make you feel safe and comfortable. They are very compassionate and kind. Highly recommend them and especially Dr. Puente!

S.F. Google


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