DEPARTMENT OF BAPTIST HOSPITALBaptist Medical Park - Nine Mile
9400 University Parkway
Pensacola FL , 32514
Dr. Jairo Puente is a highly-skilled, board-certified family medicine physician who is fluent in Spanish. He offers quality, convenient primary care to individuals at Baptist Medical Group Family Medicine at Baptist Medical Park – Nine Mile. Dr. Puente cares for the entire family from kids and teens to adults. He is currently welcoming new patients.
Chief Resident, Family Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center
American Board of Family Medicine
American Academy of Family Physicians
American Medical Association
Meet Your Doctor
What led you to become a doctor?
Early childhood experiences led me to want to be there for patients in vulnerable situations.
What about being a doctor do you find most rewarding?
Reassuring patients about their diagnosis and accompanying them throughout their treatment.
What is something about you that only your patients would know?
I like to joke around and make them smile.
How would a patient likely describe you?
Knowledgeable, easy to talk to, always smiling
What's your proudest moment as a doctor?
Finishing my residency has been the best moment so far. I think because it means now everything else is up to me.
What do you find most encouraging about what you do?
I meet someone new every day, and by listening to stories, I learn a little about life as well.
What are your top priorities with every patient you see?
To improve their quality of life and make them feel at ease.