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Megan Puckett
( out of 89 reviews )

Megan Puckett, MD

Languages spoken: English

Clinical Locations

Madsen Health Center

Salt Lake City
801-581-8000
  • Megan Puckett, MD is an Assistant Professor and geriatrician at the University of Utah. She is a native Nebraskan who graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and continued her training in Internal Medicine at the University of Utah. There, she discovered her passion for caring for older adults and as a result, went on to complete a fellowship in Geriatric Medicine. She is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.

    Dr. Puckett’s current outpatient primary care practice is at Madsen Geriatrics Clinic at the University of Utah. She has a particular clinical interest in fall evaluations, polypharmacy reduction, and end-of-life care. She is also the Director for the Inpatient Geriatrics Consult service at the University Hospital. Her academic interests include geriatric medical education and systems quality improvement to provide age-friendly-care. She enjoys gardening, paddleboarding, backpacking, and hiking around the beautiful state of Utah.

    Specialties

    Board Certification

    American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Geriatric Medicine)

    Patient Rating

    5.0 /5
    ( out of 89 reviews )

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    Patient Comments

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    May 24, 2024
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    Dr. Puckett is thorough and kind, she is always open to discussing any health concern I have and helps me create a health plan. She is wonderful, I am so lucky to have her in my corner.

    May 08, 2024
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    I greatly appreciated her knowledge of my problems. Dr. Puckett explained everything in a way for me to understand. Her friendly personality is a big plus.

    April 25, 2024
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    She's a great listener and an excellent physician.

    April 24, 2024
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    She listens and takes the time to make sure you are being treated good

    April 13, 2024
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    I am always so grateful that Dr. Puckett welcomes my family members that join me when I have a visit. At age 89 years of age, I believe having somebody with me usually means that most of the information I wanted to share is not forgotten.

    April 12, 2024
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    I would highly recommend her. Excellent bedside manner, kind and knowledgeable. Answered all my questions and provided a welcoming environment.

    April 12, 2024
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    Dr. Puckett is a good listener, very kind, and very knowledgeable. So happy to have her as one of my doctors.

    April 10, 2024
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    Dr Puckett is a good listener. Very patient. Explains things well. Down to earth doctor. I like her.

    March 28, 2024
    MADSEN HEALTH CENTER

    I received thoughtful advice and have referred Dr. Puckett to a number of my friends.

  • Megan Puckett, MD is an Assistant Professor and geriatrician at the University of Utah. She is a native Nebraskan who graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and continued her training in Internal Medicine at the University of Utah. There, she discovered her passion for caring for older adults and as a result, went on to complete a fellowship in Geriatric Medicine. She is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.

    Dr. Puckett’s current outpatient primary care practice is at Madsen Geriatrics Clinic at the University of Utah. She has a particular clinical interest in fall evaluations, polypharmacy reduction, and end-of-life care. She is also the Director for the Inpatient Geriatrics Consult service at the University Hospital. Her academic interests include geriatric medical education and systems quality improvement to provide age-friendly-care. She enjoys gardening, paddleboarding, backpacking, and hiking around the beautiful state of Utah.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Internal Medicine -Primary
    Academic Divisions Geriatrics
    Board Certification
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
    American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Geriatric Medicine)

    Education history

    Fellowship Geriatrics - University of Utah School of Medicine Fellow
    Internal Medicine - University of Utah School of Medicine Resident
    Professional Medical Medicine - University of Nebraska Medical Center M.D.
    Biology - Hastings College B.A.