Judiel Puente, C.R.N.A., M.S.N. is a board certified nurse anesthetist at UW Medical Center.
Puente enjoys easing the anxiety and worry of patients and being a patient advocate throughout the surgical experience. He is excited when he hears a patient say "When are we going to start?" after their procedure is completed. This tells him that their anxiety has been lessened and they are safely on the road to recovery.
Puente earned his M.S.N. from Cal State Fullerton and his C.R.N.A. from Kaiser Permanente School of Anesthesia. Puente's clinical expertise includes using research-based knowledge to choose the best sequence of medications and assessments to optimize the patient's total surgical experience from beginning to end.
In his free time Puente enjoys family time, golfing, hiking and mountain biking.