Vichin C. Puri MD
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Vichin C. Puri, MD

  • Transplant Surgery
Languages Spoken Hindi
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    Dr. Vichin Puri received his medical training at the Maharashtra Institute of Medical Education and Research in Pune, India. He was trained as a general surgeon at New York Hospital Queens in Flushing, NY and then completed a fellowship in abdominal transplant surgery at Cedar Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA. He served as an assistant professor at Methodist University Hospital Transplant Institute at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. Prior to joining The Liver Institute at Methodist Dallas, Dr. Puri served as Primary UNOS Transplant Surgeon and Surgical Director at St. Thomas Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. He is an Instructor in Fundamentals of Critical Care Course (SCCM) and is certified by both the American Board of Surgery and the American Society of Transplant Surgery.

    "Outside of medicine, I enjoy competing in triathlons and marathons. I am an Ironman and played collegiate soccer."


    American Society of Transplant Surgery
    American College of Surgeons
    Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
    International College of Surgeons
    Former Instructor in Fundamentals of Critical Care Course


    General Surgery – New York Hospital Queens, Flushing, NY


    Abdominal Transplant Surgery – Cedar Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

  • Insurance

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    • AARMC - AARP Medicare Complete
    • AETNA - Aetna
    • AGC - Aetna Golden Choice
    • AGM - Aetna Golden Medicare
    • AET/M - Aetna Medicare HMO
    • AETMP - Aetna Medicare PPO
    • AET/OC2 - Aetna Open Choice POS II
    • AET/OC - Aetna Open Choice PPO
    • AETQP - Aetna Quality Health (QHP)
    • AET/S - Aetna US Health Care POS
    • AET/H - Aetna US Healthcare HMO
    • AET/P - Aetna US Healthcare/PPO
    • AMGRP - Amerigroup
    • AMGPSTM - Amerigroup Star Medicaid
    • AGRPSTPL - Amerigroup Star Plus
    • ASSU - Assurant Health
    • BC/T - BC of Texas PPO
    • BCBSF - BC/BS Federal Select
    • BLADV - Blue Advantage HMO
    • BLUE - Blue Card PPO ( BCBS)
    • BLCHPS - Blue Choice POS
    • BPPO - Blue Choice PPO
    • BL/S - Blue Cross Out of State
    • BMADV - Blue Medicare Advantage
    • BLUEH - BlueCross/BlueShield HMO
    • BC - BlueCross/BlueShield POS
    • BCBS - BlueCross/BlueShield PPO
    • BOON - Boone-Chapman
    • CAREP - Care Improvement Plus
    • AKP00001 - Care N' Care
    • CASH - Cash/Check/No Insurance
    • CHP/E - Champus Extra PPO(Tricare)
    • CHP/P - Champus Prime HMO(Tricare)
    • CCARE - Choice Care
    • CIG - Cigna
    • CIGNO - Cigna (OAP) Open Access
    • CIG/H - Cigna/HMO
    • CIG/S - Cigna/POS
    • CIG/P - Cigna/PPO
    • FP/HS - Federal Plans & Health Select
    • GEHA - Government Employee Health
    • HS/PP - Health Smart PPO
    • HLTHS - HealthSmart GEPO
    • HSMAR - HealthSmart POS
    • HMOBL - HMO Blue
    • HUMA - Humana
    • HUMCC - Humana Choice Care
    • HC/P - Humana Choice PPO
    • HUM/G - Humana Gold Plus HMO
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